Education is paramount to eradicating racism
17 March 2023
Multicultural Matters: Education Quarterly, Issue 5 2023 Racism is “a very real human rights issue in contemporary Australia”, according to…
Evaluation shows EAL/D teachers improve learning outcomes
28 October 2021
Intensive English Centre and Central Sydney Intensive English High School staffing entitlements for permanent staff will be maintained during 2022 and 2023.
Your voice is needed
6 April 2021
Every day, as teachers, we try to be an example to our students. We want to inspire them to be caring global citizens, and your union is here to help you with that mission.
Harmony Week 2021
14 March 2021
Harmony Week celebrates multiculturalism and diversity in Australia – a time to share our cultural heritage, practices, beliefs, identities and languages.
High levels of responsibility and accountability not matched with support
27 October 2020
Schools have buckets of money instead of teachers to meet needs under the Local Schools, Local Decisions model, Federation Senior Vice President Amber Flohm told the work value inquiry on 26 October.
Help ensure children get the support they need
9 September 2020
Support the call to ensure children and families seeking asylum have access to a social safety net during the COVID-19 pandemic this week — National Child Protection Week — by participating in the refugee rights movement’s No Child Left Behind’s National Week of Solidarity events.
Harmony Day an opportunity to promote anti-racism
5 March 2020
Harmony Day is a time when school communities can unite and promote inclusion.
Federation breaks staffing cap and secures additional EALD positions
18 December 2019
Federation is proud to report that the arbitrary staffing cap, initially set in 1983, has been broken.
Additional permanent EAL/D teachers to meet student need is long overdue
18 July 2019
The number of students requiring specialist English language support has increased by 20 per cent over five years but not a single EAL/D teaching job has been added, Federation’s Annual Conference was told.
Harmony Day – A time for reflection
19 March 2019
As we approach Harmony Day this year, we join the rest of the world in condemning the far-right extremist terrorist attack against the people of New Zealand.
#BackTheBill to save lives offshore
8 February 2019
Federation is proud to join with other civil society organisations to sign the statement below. We encourage all Members of Parliament to support the forthcoming bill to ensure an adequate medical transfer process is in place for people detained in Nauru and Papua New Guinea.
Study reveals experiences of students from refugee backgrounds
11 December 2018
Recommendations for better navigating refugee education, improving educational outcomes for students of refugee backgrounds and enhanced participation of these students and their families in school communities are included in a new report, launched at Federation’s December Council.