Department unilaterally waters down pre-requisite for approval to teachSeptember 24, 2020
Federation shares the Department of Education’s commitment to ensuring there is an adequate supply of graduate teachers to fill positions in NSW public schools, but under no circumstances should the quality of graduate teachers be compromised, Deputy President Henry Rajendra said.
High entry benchmark will lift professionFebruary 20, 2020
National academic benchmarks should be set for admissions to initial teacher education degrees, Associate Professor Rachel Wilson advocates in a new report released today.
New maths standard for aspiring primary teachersNovember 01, 2019
The announcement from the NSW Education Minister requiring students sitting the HSC to achieve at least a Band 4 in mathematics in order to become a primary school teacher has been commended by Federation President Maurie Mulheron.
New mathematics standard for aspiring primary teachersOctober 25, 2019
Today’s announcement from the NSW Education Minister requiring students sitting the HSC to achieve at least a Band 4 in mathematics in order to become a primary school teacher should be commended, Federation President Maurie Mulheron has declared.
Auditor-General’s Report: a lost opportunity if changes are imposed without negotiation with the teaching professionSeptember 27, 2019
The NSW Teachers Federation has argued that rigorous and consistent professional teaching standards must be applied, met and monitored
State plan to set high standards for graduate teachersSeptember 03, 2018
Federation welcomes the announcement by NSW Education Minister Rob Stokes to raise the bar for graduate teachers and protect high teaching standards.
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