Shift in work tasks vital to prioritise learningSeptember 24, 2018
The report on teachers’ workload states: “Teachers’ autonomy is seen to be an indicator of professional respect and is an integral element in professional roles where contradictory and conflicting demands require freedom to manage these within complete professional roles.”
Teachers to have say on designSeptember 24, 2018
The unregulated approach to school infrastructure projects is to come to a halt.
Achieving equality with long-lasting benefitsSeptember 23, 2018
There’s a story I’ve heard many times from a formidable leader in the specialist education field. The story is of twin students.
Teachers voices must be heard in curriculum reviewSeptember 23, 2018
Teachers are the experts in terms of developing, implementing and reviewing the curriculum.
Progress towards NAPLAN reformSeptember 22, 2018
The campaign to review and ultimately replace the NAPLAN assessment has achieved further gains in recent weeks, with the Education Council releasing a communique stating that state and territory education ministers had agreed that the 2018 NAPLAN test results will not be published on the MySchool website, with any further decisions to be taken at the council’s December meeting.
Stokes gets daily mail on shortageSeptember 22, 2018
Education Minister Rob Stokes is now hearing on a daily basis — school-by-school — the effect of the casual teacher shortage.
NSW public school system: only the best will doSeptember 21, 2018
Federation has been at the forefront of demanding that governments at federal and state level ensure that rigorous academics standards are applied at the point of entry into initial teacher education.
Election opportunity for salary justiceSeptember 21, 2018
The NSW election next March provides an opportunity to highlight the need for pay justice, school infrastructure spending and additional permanent positions from equity funds.