13 August 2020
Much of the business of Federation in 2020 has centred on the issues and concerns raised by the COVID-19 pandemic, largely unravelling the conflicting and confusing decisions and advice emanating from the state and federal governments at the height of the crisis.
20 May 2020
These are indeed unprecedented times. Your days and weeks have blurred into one, as you’ve turned yourselves inside out and delivered over and above the call of duty. Your dedication and commitment to the cause of public education has been truly remarkable.
21 April 2020
After successful representations to the Department of Education, Federation has secured employment certainty for casual and temporary teachers amid the COVID-19 crisis.
15 April 2020
Federation has refused to allow the escalating coronavirus pandemic to overshadow the response to last summer’s devastating bushfire season and the impact on our school and TAFE communities.
14 April 2020
The New York City Department of Education has reported at least 50 employees have died in recent weeks due to suspected or confirmed cases of the coronavirus, according to education blog Chalkbeat.
9 April 2020
Teachers in Schools for Special Purposes and Intensive English Centres are working with a unique set of challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic as they strive to provide educational continuity for students with special needs and English as an additional language or dialect requirements.
9 April 2020
The National Teachers’ Association of Liberia (NTAL) donated US$2292 in personal protective equipment for education workers to fight COVID-19. It has also donated items such as buckets, cleaning products, sanitisers and soaps, to district education officers and institutions in the Montserrado and Margibi counties.
8 April 2020
Federation has joined with several community groups appealing for governments to effectively report COVID-19 directives to people with culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.
7 April 2020
In large parts of the world, teachers and education support personnel are not being paid salaries and receiving benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic, reports Education International.