Valuing the teaching profession
Teachers vindicated and validatedMarch 29, 2021
It was a privilege, on behalf of all Federation members, to be presented with the final report of the “Valuing the teaching profession” inquiry by its chair The Hon Dr Geoff Gallop.
Crisis point - Gallop unveils findings of independent inquiryFebruary 17, 2021
The “scale and intensity” of change to teachers’ work since 2004 has outstripped any other era since 1970, at the same that the Department has withdrawn support and resources from the profession, the chair of the teaching inquiry told a schools summit in Sydney.
Research: ‘sizeable’ pay rise for teachers to regain standingSeptember 15, 2020
Sydney University research has shown the need for a “sizeable increase” in teachers’ wages to be competitive in the present Australian labour market and to attract and retain quality teachers in the face of a looming shortage.
Evidence mounts on the value of teachers’ workSeptember 14, 2020
The first round of public hearings by the Gallop Inquiry heard from academics and researchers who validated teachers’ claims that they were “overworked, underpaid and undervalued”.
Why teachers have ordered an independent inquiry into the value of their workSeptember 04, 2020
If there is a silver lining in the COVID-19 pandemic, it will be the lessons we learn. Many of them will be about ourselves — our ability to adapt, endure and make sacrifices for the common good.
Salaries and the “Valuing the teaching profession — an independent inquiry”September 03, 2020
A major Federation campaign for 2020 concerns teacher salaries.
Hearings continue on day two of InquirySeptember 02, 2020
Teachers shoulder extra responsibilities in era of cost-cutting
Panel prepares to hear evidence for inquiryAugust 30, 2020
Amid the stress and restrictions of the global pandemic, Federation members have addressed the changing nature of their work across almost two decades to inform an independent inquiry into the value of teachers’ work.
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