25 June 2020
Section: Media Release
The Berejiklian Government must not be allowed to use students as pawns in its attempt to impose a wage freeze across the public sector.
30 September 2019
Federation has stepped up the campaign to address the growing divide between the learning outcomes and opportunities of rural and remote students and their metropolitan counterparts, calling on the Department to adopt structural solutions to overcome intersecting educational disadvantage.
18 September 2019
Scholarships and pay increases recommended by the Grattan Institute to attract high-achieving HSC students to the teaching profession were worthwhile but should not be allowed to skim money from already-scarce current funding for the public system, Federation has stated.
28 August 2019
System failures are denying the necessary resources and staffing that schools need to realise the potential of rural students, says Federation Acting Deputy President Henry Rajendra.
13 August 2019
The gaping divide between Australia’s four biggest-spending schools and the poorest 1800 schools has graphically exposed the Morrison Government’s handouts to rich non-government schools at the expense of the public system, Federation President Maurie Mulheron said.
7 July 2019
Federation will campaign to ensure ongoing funding in the NSW public education system is best used to improve teaching and learning conditions, delegates affirmed at Annual Conference today.
15 June 2019
At June Council, Federation placed on the record its heartfelt thanks to the thousands of members, officers, staff, parents, community activists and allied organisations for their commitment and work over a long period to sustain the Fair Funding Now! campaign.
14 June 2019
Visitors to the Federation building in Mary Street, Surry Hills, will see black and white historical photographs scrolling on a screen in the front foyer.
13 May 2019
When independent and Catholic schools are receiving more funding than public schools you know how unfair the system has become, Federation President Maurie Mulheron said today.
6 May 2019
“Every year in a child’s education counts — you can’t say we can wait another three years to do something for these kids; you can’t say that,” federal Labor’s shadow education minister Tanya Plibersek said in an address to Federation’s May Council meeting.
18 April 2019
People from the far north coast of NSW have indicated they are ready to fight for what is right and just — true needs-based funding for every student in every public school.
11 April 2019
As a nation, we can decide to give our teachers in public schools the resources they need for the task at hand or we continue to advantage those private schools that are over-funded.