Enabling EquityApril 04, 2019
I am writing this column on Budget day, having watched my old school’s submission to the original funding review, where teachers became filmmakers to speak directly to those on the review panel of the needs and aspirations of our students.
Award for Aboriginal education beaconApril 04, 2019
“Bolted in” not “bolted on” is the catch cry at Briar Road Public School, which has received national recognition for its Aboriginal education programs by earning the coveted Arthur Hamilton Award from the Australian Education Union.
Call centre volunteers requiredApril 03, 2019
Members keen to see properly resourced public schools have been taking to the phones to inform fellow teachers of what’s at stake when it comes to voting at the federal election.
Retired Teachers Association newsApril 03, 2019
CRUMA report, Sydney Heritage Fleet, International Women’s Day, Upcoming events
Submission calls for new assessment to replace NAPLANMarch 29, 2019
The original, stated purpose of NAPLAN and the My School website have been “terminally corrupted”, the Australian Education Union asserted in its submission to the of the Council of Australian Governments’ review of NAPLAN data.
Fun puts motivation back into writingMarch 28, 2019
Members attending the Centre for Professional Learning’s recent Secondary English Stage 6 Conference were provided with a barrage of suggestions for the HSC course, including that the teaching and learning experience can be fun.
Federation member in running for global awardMarch 21, 2019
Rooty Hill High School humanities teacher Yasodai Selvakumaran has been named among the top 10 teachers in the world and is now vying for the $1 million Global Teacher Prize.
CPL takes the angst out of the Performance and Development FrameworkMarch 20, 2019
Teachers can use the Performance and Development Framework process to achieve their professional goals without it being an overwhelming experience, Federation members were assured at a recent Centre for Professional Learning (CPL) course.