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Federation rejects racism

Federation urges all members to actively work towards the elimination of racism in every classroom, playground, staff room and school community.

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Edu-business pockets $60m TAFE windfall

Over the past five years, TAFE NSW has spent a staggering $60,456,959 on outsourcing to two consult-ancy companies alone, a Budget Estimates hearing has revealed.

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National Disability Insurance Scheme in schools: put simply

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides support to eligible people with intellectual, physical, sensory, cognitive and psychosocial disabilities. Early intervention supports can also be provided for eligible people with disability or children with developmental delays.

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What you need to know about Beginning Teacher Support Funding

While schools may not receive Beginning Teacher Support Funding until later in the year, this does not mean additional release from face-to-face (RFF) and mentoring shouldn’t be provided from the beginning of the school year to eligible teachers.

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Government plan to end crisis hasn’t hired one new teacher

A recent poll of Federation members makes clear the impact a lack of casual teachers is having on the crisis facing NSW public schools.

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Procedures for complaining about a staff member’s behaviour

The Department’s Staff Complaints Procedure encourages teachers to raise concerns directly and informally with the other staff member in the first instance, however, this does not need to happen before the matter is pursued further.

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The collective spirit of our union will see us through the challenges of 2022

I would like to start by extending a warm welcome to all teachers who are beginning their careers. Like our

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Languages in schools

Language is the primary tool we use for communication. It is what sets us apart from all other living things.

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A day 10 years in the making

Tuesday 7 December, 2021 has been etched into the history of the NSW Teachers Federation. For the first time in

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There’s power in withdrawing your labour

The Department of Education cannot ignore us when we are strong, says casual teacher and Federation Life Member Terry Moriarty.

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Increased salaries are essential for women’s financial security

It is more important than ever for women to take an active interest in the remuneration they should receive and

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Why we must take industrial action over salaries and workloads

Politicians and public servants love to talk about “evidence-based policy making”. They trot out the phrase to accompany all sorts

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Why women need to lead for better remuneration and working conditions

The UN theme for International Women’s Day 2021 was “Women in Leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world”.

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Talking Employment

Noting the significant employment challenges that some casual and temporary teachers have faced during the pandemic, we hope that the following employment tips will assist members to secure employment in term 4 and for 2022.

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It’s up to all of us

The road to winning this campaign lies ahead of us.

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Evaluation shows EAL/D teachers improve learning outcomes

Intensive English Centre and Central Sydney Intensive English High School staffing entitlements for permanent staff will be maintained during 2022 and 2023.

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Government’s great deceit … (and we have the proof)

There is often a gap between what governments say and what they know.

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United we bargain, divided we beg

“We’d had enough,” said casual teacher member Denise Walker, reflecting on what motivated her and her Kiama colleagues back in 1988 to travel to Sydney to be part of a march down Macquarie Street and a rally in the Domain to reject the Greiner/Metherell government’s attack on public education.

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COVID recovery: consult us, don’t insult us

No one wants kids back in the classroom more than teachers – except for their parents, of course – and such a return must be undertaken when it is safe to do so and in full consultation with the profession.

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Teachers rise to the challenge

There is no question that adjusting to remote learning during the current COVID-19 lockdown is affecting all teachers, students and school communities, however, the situation for teachers in schools for specific purposes (SSP) and support units is particularly complex.

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Resources offer tips for staying safe online during pandemic

Online connectivity comes with risks, the federal eSafety Commissioner states.

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