High Court action supported by FederationAugust 19, 2018
The Teachers Federation has joined in legal action to the High Court, initiated by Unions NSW, in response to the NSW Government’s attempt to severely limit the capacity of unions to vigorously and publicly articulate matters on behalf of members in the context of the forthcoming state election campaign.
Disability forum puts pressure on governmentsAugust 18, 2018
In the Fairfield area, teachers have a strong history of being adept at recognising and supporting the learning for our students with disability.
Paper planeAugust 17, 2018
As someone who is secondary trained and has always worked with teenagers, suddenly finding myself working in a primary context has been a big change.
Survey results show LGBTIQA+ discrimination still rife in schoolAugust 17, 2018
Workplace discrimination against LGBTIQA+ teachers remains a significant issue across NSW, according to a recent joint research project between Federation and Western Sydney University.
Association Spotlight: BarrierAugust 17, 2018
The Barrier Teachers Association serves Broken Hill, Menindee and Wilcannia and boasts a 95 per cent membership rate. Many of our new teachers originate from the NSW east coast and they find the TA’s social network supportive and welcoming.
Your workplace contactsAugust 16, 2018
Encouraging members to understand their working rights and empowering them to speak up is an essential role of being a school Fed Rep, according to Diane Dass from Kellyville High School in Sydney’s north-west.
Staffing relief for drought-affected schoolsAugust 16, 2018
Federation has successfully achieved a staffing moratorium for drought-affected public schools.
Cards of kindnessAugust 16, 2018
Federation was proud to deliver $1400 worth of Opal and gift cards to the Asylum Seekers Centre in Newtown on behalf of members across NSW who collected them following a request from the union.