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2024 School and TAFE planners available online 

PDF versions of Federation’s 2024 school and TAFE planners are available for immediate download.   Members can find the planners

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Negotiations underway for new enterprise agreement

TAFE Talk: Education Quarterly, Issue 8 2023 Federation and TAFE NSW have begun formal bargaining for a replacement to the

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Teachers Welcome Billions For Skills, Vocational Training

The NSW Teacher Federation welcomes the Albanese Government’s announcement of a National Skills Agreement with state and territory governments to

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Members’ TAFE stories enlighten VET Review panellists 

Federation TAFE councillors have provided insight for the Review into NSW vocational education and training (VET), about the problems in

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Members mark TAFE Day

NSW Teachers Federation members celebrated National TAFE Day today and reflected on the difference a TAFE education has made to

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Recurrent funding must be restored

TAFE Talk: Education Quarterly, Issue 7 2023 There’s a $200 million recurring shortfall in the TAFE NSW budget, a joint

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Reimagining VET through expansive public education provision

Federation Senior Vice President Amber Flohm told Annual Conference that ‘opportunities to reimagine the provision of vocational education with the

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Putting the up in skill sets

What would you think if garbage trucks honked at you as you made your way along the street? Sally George,

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Get snappy around campus

TAFE Talk: Education Quarterly, Issue 6 2023 TAFE is an amazing public asset that changes countless lives for the better

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Officers meet with state’s new TAFE Minister

Federation held its first meeting with Tim Crakanthorp as Minister for Skills, TAFE and Tertiary Education on Friday, 14 April,

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Why Perrottet is not the way

10 reasons why a re-elected Premier would be bad news for teachers and public education. All the research shows workloads

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Switch Now campaign

TAFE Talk: Education Quarterly, Issue 5 2023 Great news: union fees for part-time casual TAFE members have been slashed under

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25 March – the future of public education is at stake

What is at stake for teachers in this election?

Everything.

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Wage caps hurt Hunter, hit education

The NSW Government’s employee salary cap and austerity drive is threatening public services in the Hunter – including schools and TAFE – that inject a crucial $6 billion into the region

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No wage cap, job security for TAFE teachers: Labor’s poll pitch

Federation has welcomed a Labor pledge to abolish the wage cap for TAFE teachers and bring the union back to

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Strike rally outside the office of TAFE Managing Director’s Ultimo Office

TAFE members of the NSW Teachers Federation at over 60 colleges across NSW will take protected industrial action today, striking for 24-hours.

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24-hour TAFE strike draws attention to Government inaction

They don’t give a bugger about TAFE teachers, TAFE students or TAFE as an institution but they give a bugger about their own cushy nest; they all want to get re-elected in the March election. We need to loudly talk about why we’re not going to re-elect them.”

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State Election 2023 – The change TAFE needs

Federation Annual Conference today approved a recommendation to redouble its calls on the Perrottet Government to abandon its obsession with ideological cuts to TAFE NSW.

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Edu-business pockets $60m TAFE windfall

Over the past five years, TAFE NSW has spent a staggering $60,456,959 on outsourcing to two consult-ancy companies alone, a Budget Estimates hearing has revealed.

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No contest: the decade they killed TAFE

Although a new agreement has not been finalised, all Australian governments indicated support for “a viable and robust system of

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Hawkesbury protests closure of TAFE equine courses

Members of Hawkesbury’s equine community rallied outside Richmond TAFE on 11 February to protest the proposed closure of equine courses at the campus. Richmond

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