The power to transform livesNovember 05, 2018
Childhood trauma is an epidemic and the single biggest health crisis of our times, a Centre for Professional Learning (CPL) conference was told today, and that crisis was even worse for children with a disability.
Labor releases details of $14bn school-funding commitmentsNovember 01, 2018
The Federal Labor Opposition has released the school-by-school details of its commitment to $14.1 billion of increased funding for public schools.
Change is coming from the classroomOctober 31, 2018
Engagement between Australia’s Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people is shifting, says author and Indigenous literary advocate Dr Anita Heiss, and the classroom is taking the lead.
Record of NSW school life could be richerOctober 30, 2018
The collection of photographs and documents detailing NSW public schools, students and teachers held by NSW State Archives would be larger had more material not been lost, thrown out, kept by schools or in private hands.
Nine in ten public school teachers use own money for student supplies: surveyOctober 26, 2018
More than nine in ten public school teachers use their own money to purchase supplies for their school or students, according to the latest ‘State of our Schools’ online survey.
Max Taylor: Of coats and spiesOctober 17, 2018
Who would have imagined the role a humble jacket would play in Federation history? Speaking as part of the Unity! Strength! Justice! exhibition, former General Secretary and President Max Taylor spoke of the jacket’s vital role in the heady days of Federation militancy of the ’70s and ’80s.
Program gives women a motivational pushOctober 09, 2018
Teacher Khrystyna Greenfield credits Federation’s Anna Stewart Program for giving her the final “motivational push” to lift her to the next level of advocacy and activism for the union.
Forum hears of problems with gaol education privatisationOctober 02, 2018
A public forum on prison education has examined the effects of privatisation on the provision of education in NSW gaols and to evaluate the quality of that education.
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