Conferences

Our union seeks to improve members’ professional and industrial knowledge and skills, offering a range of conferences hosted by the Centre for Professional Learning and our Trade Union Training section.

Trade Union Training

The Future Teacher Conference is a free professional development opportunity for student members of the union who are about to finish university and enter the teaching workforce. Student members will increase knowledge about critical issues within the NSW public education community.  

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We offer Beginning Teacher Conferences aimed at members who are in their first few years of teaching. Content includes accreditation, planning, programming and differentiation, classroom management and Aboriginal education. These conferences are held at a number of locations throughout the state.

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The New Activist Conference is held annually for teachers in their first five years of teaching (or first 10 years if they hold a Federation position) who are interested in becoming more active within our union.

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Our annual Aboriginal Members Conference is open to all financial Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander members of Federation.

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Women’s Conference is an opportunity for our women members to develop their activism and feminism.

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Our Principals’ Conference supports the work of our principal members.

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Centre for Professional Learning

The Secondary English Conference provides a wealth of inspiring, resource-rich and evidence-based practical approaches to teaching reading and writing from Year 7 to Year 12.

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Other Conferences

The Diversity in Education Conference is hosted by the Australian Education Union (AEU) and the NSW Teachers Federation, with support from Education International. It is a teacher union-focused event.

The conference is an international LGBTQ+ forum for educators to create awareness and understanding of gains and challenges facing LGBTQ+ workers within schools, and an opportunity to build community.

The conference will be held on Tuesday 28 February 2023, at NSW Teachers Federation House Auditorium (37 Reservoir Street, Surry Hills), the day before the Sydney WorldPride Human Rights Conference.

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