18 November 2022
Newly arrived students will often require initial intensive English language support, and ongoing English as an Additional Language/Dialect (EAL/D) support but this can’t be the only focus of schools upon their enrolment.
19 August 2022
If the Department of Education is committed to its Multicultural Education Policy, it must act to fill outstanding English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EAL/D) teacher vacancies, create additional permanent positions to address the rising numbers of EAL/D and refugee students
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.
1 April 2021
The report of the independent inquiry into Valuing the Teaching Profession rightly identified schools populated by high numbers of English as an additional language or dialect (EAL/D) students as being further affected by disadvantage.
18 December 2019
Federation is proud to report that the arbitrary staffing cap, initially set in 1983, has been broken.
10 April 2019
Federation is again proud to endorse, support and promote this years’ Palm Sunday Rally and March. It comes at a time that is critical to both refugees and asylum seekers themselves seeking our humanity and compassion, as well as the continuing discussion in Australia and context of a looming federal election.