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Minister’s decision to use university students to fill teacher shortage a desperate act’

The NSW Teachers Federation has called the Government’s decision to deploy university students into public school classrooms a desperate act”.

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14 initial teacher education students awarded $4000 Federation scholarships

The union awarded 14 Future Teacher Scholarships in a presentation at Annual Conference today (Sunday).

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Future teachers show there’s power in a union

“The union is an undimmable light and voice of reason in an everchanging educational and political landscape,” said University of NSW student and winner of a Future Teachers Scholarship Stuart Hansen.

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Department unilaterally waters down pre-requisite for approval to teach

​Federation shares the Department of Education’s commitment to ensuring there is an adequate supply of graduate teachers to fill positions in NSW public schools, but under no circumstances should the quality of graduate teachers be compromised, Deputy President Henry Rajendra said.

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High entry benchmark will lift profession

National academic benchmarks should be set for admissions to initial teacher education degrees, Associate Professor Rachel Wilson advocates in a new report released today.

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Set up for the best possible start: Future Teacher Scholarships

​Federation’s $4000 Future Teacher Scholarships enrich recipients beyond financial support, awardees embarking on their teaching careers in 2020 can attest.

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Scholarship program shows $60,000 commitment to building the profession

A group of Federation student members have been presented with $4000 Future Teacher Scholarships, in a ceremony held at Annual Conference.

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Strengthening the union one conversation at a time

As teachers, we know what face-to-face, one-on-one conversations can do to educate, inspire and engage our students. The Project Officers apply that same principle to connect early career teachers with the support, advice and services available from Federation.

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NSW Teachers Federation Trainee Teacher Scholarships — an investment in building the profession

​Today $60,000 in Trainee Teacher Scholarships have been awarded at the NSW Teachers Federation’s centennial Annual Conference.

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