Proficient and committedMarch 29, 2018
I am writing this in a hotel room in Canberra having spent the day wandering the corridors of Parliament House, accompanied by parents and teachers, dropping in on politicians to argue for a fairer funding model for public schools. It’s a quiet room and as the sun sets, I’m reflecting on the past 40 years.
Your say: Why NAPLAN must goMarch 29, 2018
It’s time for Australia to carve its own path in education and stop channeling the US. With the digital era upon us and exponential rates of change, critical and creative thinking are the very skills that will successfully take us into the future.
Enhanced school staffing entitlementsMarch 29, 2018
Significant improvements to school staffing entitlements will be one of the priority policy objectives of Federation in the lead up to the March 2019 state election.
Federal Government slow to respond on TAFE reportMarch 29, 2018
The Federal Government has paid little more than lip service to a raft of recommendations for TAFE made by the Standing Committee on Education and Employment in a report it tabled three-and-a-half years ago.
Change the Rules campaignMarch 28, 2018
The May Day marches in Sydney, Wollongong and Newcastle will focus on the combined union campaign to “Change the Rules”.
Association spotlight: Eastern Suburbs Teachers AssociationMarch 28, 2018
This edition of association spotlight focuses on the Eastern Suburbs Teachers Association.
Join the push for proper resourcingMarch 28, 2018
Everyone committed to achieving fair funding for public schools has been urged by Federation President Maurie Mulheron to sign up to the Fair Funding Now campaign.
Council Report: 17 March 2018March 28, 2018
Federation’s March Council was briefed about the Fair Funding Now campaign launched in Canberra on 27 March to turn back the Turnbull Government’s cuts to schools when it tore up the national funding agreement with the states.