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AG report shows urgency of addressing teacher shortages in the Bush

The NSW Government must honour its agreement to lift teacher salaries amid a damning Auditor General report into regional, remote

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Urgent action required to address teacher shortages

New figures showing 2,172 permanent teaching positions were vacant in NSW public schools in February reinforce the urgent need for

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Record numbers of teachers leaving NSW schools

The number of teachers resigning from NSW public schools has doubled in two years as unsustainable workloads and uncompetitive salaries

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Teachers and principals welcome a change of government

The NSW Teachers Federation welcomes the election of the Minns Labor Government. “While the outcome of some seats is not

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Perrottet plan to cut teaching qualifications rejected by expert panel

An expert panel chaired by former NSW Department of Education secretary Mark Scott has rejected the NSW plan for a

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NSW Coalition delivers a shortage of classrooms and a shortage of teachers

The chronic shortage of classrooms in NSW public schools has been revealed in new figures which show over 5,000 demountable

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NSW Government failing on student wellbeing

New figures that show student wellbeing has hit a new low underline the extent of the classroom crisis in NSW

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NSW has the worst student teacher ratio in the nation

New figures show NSW public schools have the highest number of students per teacher in the country. The Australian Bureau

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Teachers’ salary situation gone from bad to worse in NSW, new research reveals

New research released today recommends a significant increase in the salaries of teachers, warning real earnings are now the same

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Significant announcement on school funding by NSW Labor

NSW Labor’s commitment to end the underfunding of public schools is a significant announcement that will be welcomed by teachers

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The Perrottet plan: cut qualifications, bring in unqualified teachers

The Perrottet Government’s plan to cut qualifications and bring in unqualified teachers won’t fix the teacher shortages or improve the

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More than 3,300 vacant teaching positions in public schools

The extent of the teacher shortage crisis has been revealed in new government figures showing there were 3,311 vacant permanent

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NSW Government cuts funding for catch-up school program

Internal documents reveal funding for a COVID catch-up program has been cut by the NSW Government with schools instructed to

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Vacant teaching positions soar to almost 3000 in NSW

New figures showing the number of vacant permanent teaching positions in NSW public schools has soared to almost 3,000 are

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Premier’s court-ordered pay deal ignores cause of teacher shortage crisis

The Perrottet Government has today used the NSW Industrial Relations Commission (IRC) to force its wages cap onto public school teachers without any meaningful negotiation with the profession.

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Shock new government figures show high rates of teacher burnout

Two thirds of public school teachers say they feel burnt out according to new NSW Government research that lifts the lid on the impact of unsustainable workloads and uncompetitive salaries.

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Vacant teaching positions increase by almost 150 per cent in NSW schools

New government figures show there are over 2,400 vacant permanent teaching positions in NSW public schools, an increase of almost 150 per cent since June last year.

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Bad news for the teaching profession on World Teachers Day

The Perrottet Government has been caught out undermining its own entry standards to the teaching profession as part of its failing approach to tackling growing teacher shortages.

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Teachers and Principals rally at Industrial Relations Commission today

Teachers and principals will rally outside the NSW Industrial Relations Commission in Parramatta this morning as new figures show the number of vacant permanent teaching positions has doubled to more than 2,000.

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NSW Labor commits to action on the causes of teacher shortage

The NSW Teachers Federation today welcomed the commitment by NSW Labor to take action on the causes of growing teacher shortages – uncompetitive salaries and unsustainable workloads.

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Union calls for government to negotiate over wages and workload

The NSW Teachers Federation today called for the Perrottet Government to abandon plans to deliver a real wage cut to all teachers in light of the premier’s latest idea to significantly lift the salary of top teachers.

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