Media release: Valuing The Teaching Profession - An independent InquiryNovember 24, 2020
Following more than four weeks of public hearings featuring representatives of the teaching service and other experts we have reached the final day of hearings at Valuing the Teaching Profession – An Independent Inquiry.
Working above and beyond a flawed systemNovember 13, 2020
Complexity of student needs, staffing shortages and disadvantage are issues that are magnified in remote and regional settings, where government services, employment and distance all play a counter-productive role in the delivery of education.
More evidence of unprecedented change mounts before inquiryNovember 12, 2020
Teachers in classroom and executive positions shared some of the challenges faced by the profession with the Gallop inquiry panellists on 11 November.
Bush issues left out backNovember 11, 2020
Teaching in rural and remote NSW comes with its specific challenges and issues, as related by teachers from regional schools who gave evidence to the Gallop inquiry on 10 November.
Technology, communication and student needs highlighted as Gallop inquiry enters final weekNovember 10, 2020
The rise in the volume and complexity of student needs, changes in technology and the efforts teachers go to in order to communicate with parents and caregivers were again highlighted to the Gallop inquiry on 9 November.
Testimony goes to trust and timeNovember 02, 2020
“There’s too much paper, there’s too many dot points,” Federation Life Member and former high school principal Judy King told the work value inquiry on 29 October.
‘Too much to ask’: Department’s support shortcomings highlighted to inquiryOctober 29, 2020
It’s impossible to be an expert in a diverse range of learning needs, so we need someone who can guide and advise us, to help us understand, high school teacher Eli Pietens told the Gallop inquiry on 28 October.
Crucial collaboration pushed to weekendsOctober 28, 2020
There’s a lot of activity on Teacher Google Classrooms on the weekends and after work hours, because there’s just no time in the school day to collaborate with colleagues on data, the first teacher witness before the work value inquiry said.
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