Collectivism kicks goals for justice, says former Socceroos captain Craig FosterJuly 19, 2019
There were calls for former Socceroo captain Craig Foster to be named Australian of the Year, even prime minister, after he saved the life of a young refugee footballer from Melbourne detained in Bangkok on trumped-up charges laid by the country he fled, Bahrain.
Music to the earsJuly 17, 2019
Teachers’ work to foster performing arts talent was lauded by Talent Development Project artistic director Peter Cousens during Federation’s Annual Conference.
Wider focus for TAFE would better prepare students for their working livesJuly 16, 2019
New social policy is desperately needed for the vocational education and training sector says Centre for Future Work associate Pat Forward.
Union vows to escalate push for conditions to improve Aboriginal students’ outcomesJuly 10, 2019
Federation has committed to intensifying its efforts to the close the gap in Aboriginal education outcomes, with a set of comprehensive policy objectives endorsed by a decision of Federation’s Annual Conference yesterday.
Forum to plot course to bolster TAFEJuly 09, 2019
A national event on the future of TAFE is being planned by the Australian Education Union.
All changes to assessment and reporting must be led by the teaching profession, Conference declaresJuly 09, 2019
The recent NAPLAN outages revealed the “fiasco” the “flawed and corrupt” national testing tool had become, NSW Teachers Federation Annual Conference was told yesterday.
Top honour for Federation activistsJuly 09, 2019
Teachers who have given outstanding service to their fellow Federation members over many years were bestowed Life Membership of Federation at Annual Conference.
Additional permanent teachers will boost quality teaching and learningJuly 08, 2019
Increasing the number of permanent teaching positions in the state’s public schools was the surest way to provide adequate classroom relief for teachers, address the high number of temporary teachers in the system and address the increasingly complex nature of student needs, Federation’s Annual Conference was told today.