Enabling EquityMarch 05, 2019
Significant government announcements promise new hope for students with disability, their families and their schooling.
Domestic violence leave days increasedMarch 04, 2019
After years of campaigning by Federation and other unions, teachers can now access up to 10 days of domestic violence leave each year without being required to exhaust other forms of leave first.
NSW GreensMarch 04, 2019
Education is a right, not a privilege. Public education is in the Greens’ DNA and it will always be a fundamental commitment of the Greens NSW. That’s why we believe in universal, high quality free public education from early childhood right through to school, university and TAFE, and adequate support for the educators that serve our communities.
NSW LaborMarch 04, 2019
Nothing can be more important than the education we provide our children. Of all the responsibilities of Government, the priority of education is non-negotiable.
NSW Liberals and NationalsMarch 04, 2019
Providing a universal, high quality education to every child — regardless of race, religion, circumstances or background — is at the heart of our social contract. It is at the heart of the NSW Liberals and Nationals education policy platform. In years gone by, the regulation of teachers by governments has been characterised by distrust and hostility (the 1872 the Rules for Teachers even dictated how many nights per week could be used for "courting", and required teachers to clean chimneys).
2019 campaign prioritiesMarch 04, 2019
The campaign priorities outlined here are by no means an exhaustive list nor are they necessarily in any particular order. Rather, these are the major issues, determined by members at Federation's democratic decision-making forums, that we will continue to campaign for in the forthcoming elections, and beyond.
There’s nothing casual about teachingMarch 03, 2019
Systems, Applications and Products’ (SAP’s) website states: “SAP is at the centre of today’s technology revolution. The market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps organisations fight the damaging effects of complexity, generate new opportunities for innovation and growth, and stay ahead of the competition.”
Breastfeeding at work study: Can you help?March 03, 2019
Research to improve support for mothers who return to work and continue breastfeeding is seeking volunteers from the teaching profession.