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.
Retired Teacher Association newsAugust 16, 2018
In June, Janine Kitson presented important information regarding the conservation of Gardens of Stone National Park near Lithgow, NSW.
Meal allowance claim formsAugust 15, 2018
Teachers working outside usual hours now have a mechanism for claiming a meal allowance directly from the Department of Education.
Independent expert review of NAPLAN operations establishedAugust 15, 2018
Following further controversies surrounding NAPLAN an independent external expert review of NAPLAN has been established.
Phonics research review confirms NSW syllabus approachJuly 30, 2018
In response to the increasingly politicised arguments regarding the teaching of reading in schools, Federation commissioned Professor of Teacher Education and the Arts at the University of Sydney, Robyn Ewing, to publish a review of relevant research into teaching reading and literacy, and the role phonics plays within it.
Union attentive to promised transformation of education of students with disabilityJuly 15, 2018
Federation will be vigilant over changing approaches to the education of students with disability and hold the NSW Government and Department of Education to account, Claudia Vera, Officer with carriage of disability matters, told Annual Conference earlier this week.
TAFE and Corrective Services on Federation’s election agendaJuly 14, 2018
Our public TAFE system was the envy of the world, but then it started to be destroyed, Federation President Maurie Mulheron told Annual Conference Delegates earlier this week.
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