TAFE and Corrective Services on Federation’s election agendaJuly 14, 2018
Our public TAFE system was the envy of the world, but then it started to be destroyed, Federation President Maurie Mulheron told Annual Conference Delegates earlier this week.
Language learning fundamental to social cohesion, Annual Conference hearsJuly 13, 2018
Improvements need to be made to language education provision in NSW public schools, Federation’s Multicultural Officer/Organiser Amber Flohm said at Annual Conference earlier this week.
Salaries and funding among campaign issues for NSW state electionJuly 11, 2018
Federation will campaign for a significant breakthrough in teacher salaries in the next award — without trade-offs — Federation’s Annual Conference determined.
When will the Federal Government learn?July 08, 2018
The Federal Government had failed to learn the lessons of the NSW experiment, which introduced learning progressions and an online assessment tool into schools that were blamed for creating excessive teacher workload, President of the Australian Education Union Correna Haythorpe told Federation’s Annual Conference.
Local events celebrate quality public vocational educationJune 22, 2018
National TAFE Day celebrations were held around NSW on 19 June against the backdrop of a continuing crisis in TAFE funding and resourcing.
Guaranteed funding for TAFE is the real solutionJune 21, 2018
The announcement by the NSW Minister for Skills regarding apprenticeship fees is an admission that the marketisation of VET brought in by the Smart and Skilled policy has failed.
Federation marks TAFE disability support milestoneJune 19, 2018
Federation celebrated 40 years of support services for TAFE students with a disability at a special function on Thursday evening, 7 June, at Federation House.
TAFE voice tuned for election campaignsJune 13, 2018
Plans for campaigning on TAFE issues during the upcoming state and federal elections were developed at a recent strategy meeting involving Federation officers in the Post Schools unit.