Opposition to the chaplaincy program to step up
6 July 2022
The campaign to demand that money allocated to the School Chaplaincy Program be re-directed to funding the employment of school counsellors with teaching qualifications and experience will be reinvigorated.
Ensuring the highest quality public education
5 July 2022
Delegates have endorsed a plan for Senior Officers to develop a campaign to build support for a new bilateral agreement, which will include enough funding to ensure all public schools are funded at 100 per cent of the Schooling Resource Standard (SRS).
International panel reaffirms solidarity between global educators
Four esteemed international educators shared their insights on a range of topics concerning the Asia-Pacific region on the second day of Annual Conference.
Edtech’s COVID intrusion a taste of the future
The extraordinary surge in the use of edtech in home schooling during the COVID pandemic should be seen as the future in the makingâ€ where, at its worst, teachers are classroom managersâ€ in a system led by artificial intelligence (AI), Federation’s Annual Conference was told today.
State Election 2023 – The change TAFE needs
Federation Annual Conference today approved a recommendation to redouble its calls on the Perrottet Government to abandon its obsession with ideological cuts to TAFE NSW.
Ensuring a world class public education system for NSW.
Delegates at Annual Conference have reaffirmed Federation’s commitment to ensuring the NSW government meets its obligations to provide highly qualified, specialised, professional and well-paid teachers, and a well-resourced, world class public education system for all students in NSW public schools.
Strategic plan approved for NSW election
Federation Annual Conference today approved a comprehensive plan to build broad community understandingâ€ of the central planks of the More Than Thanks campaign, leading up to the March 2023 state election.
Achieving excellence through early childhood education and sound system-wide staffing
Federation will seek commitments from all major political parties regarding an expanded public preschool provision, improvements to school staffing, an increase in permanent teacher allocation and a strong and effective non-school based teaching service in the run up to the state election in March 2023, delegates affirmed at Annual Conference.
Inquiry head made education champion
The work of Dr Geoff Gallop AC, who chaired an independent inquiry into the teaching profession in NSW, has been recognised by Federation, naming him its 2022 Champion of Public Education.
14 initial teacher education students awarded $4000 Federation scholarships
The union awarded 14 Future Teacher Scholarships in a presentation at Annual Conference today (Sunday).
Activists honoured for contributions to our union
Today we celebrated 10 activists’ enduring commitment Federation, in a ceremony at Annual Conference.