Australia among world’s top nations for teacher admin load and stressApril 10, 2020
More than half of Australian secondary teachers report high levels of administrative work, which takes time away from preparing for classes and is a major source of stress, an international survey has found.
Inquiry head makes plea to school teachers to tell their storiesMarch 31, 2020
Members of the profession are being asked to share the realities of their working lives for the inquiry investigating the value of teachers’ work.
Our 2020 vision: A spotlight on the professionMarch 09, 2020
The start to the school year brought with it tremendous challenges that we would all hope to never be experienced again. For many of our members, their students and families there was no summer vacation.
Valuing the teaching profession — An independent inquiryMarch 04, 2020
Attention will be drawn to the extent and complexity of changes to the nature of members’ work when an independent inquiry investigates the value of the work of teachers and principals over the next 12 months.
Local Schools, Local Decisions: eight years of policy failureMarch 02, 2020
While the professional voice of teachers is often ignored under Local Schools, Local Decisions, the views of Federation members will be amplified in the union’s submission to the Department’s evaluation of the policy.
Call for additional release time for all teachersMarch 02, 2020
In line with a determination by members, Federation is demanding at least two additional hours of release from face-to-face teaching per week for all school teachers.
Are you getting the release time you are entitled to?February 21, 2020
Special funding is available for new teachers to lighten their workload in their first years of teaching and allow for mentoring to achieve accreditation.
Collective opposition to system-wide setting of school targetsNovember 22, 2019
Federation and principal bodies have presented a united front in response to the Department of Education’s imposition of further layers of target-setting, which will add to the workload of teachers in public schools.
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