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Without action NSW could run out of teachers

NSW is at risk of running out of teachers within five years due to chronic shortages, plummeting graduate numbers, rising enrolments and an ageing workforce, according to confidential government documents.

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Strong support for an investment in public school teachers in NSW

A clear majority of people in NSW support higher wages and more preparation time for public school teachers, new polling shows.

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Government denies permanent work to long-term TAFE teachers

Long-awaited changes to casual employment laws should have been a game-changer for thousands of long-term, part-time casual TAFE teachers, but they were stunningly snubbed by a NSW Government decision this week.

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Return to school – not without risks and challenges

The NSW Government’s decision to bring forward the staggered return to face-to-face teaching in the parts of the state under lockdown and subject to stay-at-home orders is not without risks and not without challenges.

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NSW public school teachers and principals call for action to address teacher shortages

Teachers and principals will launch a campaign today to address growing teacher shortages across NSW as new research shows the extent of the workforce crisis in the state’s schools.

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Teacher Shortage Hitting Schools Across Sydney And Regional NSW

Classes are being combined and students given only minimal supervision on hundreds of occasions in city and country schools in NSW due to growing teacher shortages, new figures provided to Parliament show.

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Education department admits dodging protocols for Murwillumbah merger and confirms staff cuts

The planning for a mega-merger of four schools in Murwillumbah had side-stepped the NSW Government’s own protocols for consultation for such a project, documents reveal.

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Higher salaries will attract new teachers, not PR campaigns

Today the Sydney Morning Herald has revealed details of the NSW Government’s submission to the Quality ITE Education Review.

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Vaccinations – the key to successfully managing our way out of the pandemic

Throughout the pandemic, every action of the NSW Teachers Federation has been informed by our responsibility to protect, as far as possible, the health and safety of our members and our school communities.

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Teachers at Karabar High School at Queanbeyan walk off the job over staffing crisis

Teachers Federation members at Karabar High School at Queanbeyan have walked off the job over the negative impact the state-wide teacher shortage is having on their school.

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NSW Teachers Federation Statement On Year 12 Announcement

On the issue of the Government’s revised announcement regarding the face-to-face return of year 12 students

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Staffing crisis sparks walkout at schools in Deniliquin

Teachers Federation members at Deniliquin South Public School, Edward Public School and Deniliquin High School have walked off the job over the impact the state-wide shortage of teachers is having on their school.

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Teachers at Kyogle High walk off the job over staffing crisis

Teachers Federation members at Kyogle High School have walked off the job over the negative impact the state-wide teacher shortage is having on their school.

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NSW Teachers Federation and the Independent Education Union of Australia NSW/ACT on the face-to-face return of Year 12 students

Government and non-government school teachers have today called for a delay in the face-to-face return of Year 12 students.

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Staffing crisis sparks walkout at Barooga Public School

Teachers Federation members at Barooga Public School on the NSW/Victoria border have walked off the job over the impact the state-wide shortage of teachers is having on their school.

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NSW school staffing crisis hits Woodenbong Central School

Teachers Federation members at Woodenbong Central School in the state’s far north, have walked off the job over the negative impact the state-wide teacher shortage is having on their school.

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HSC return to school plan must reflect health advice

With Covid cases continuing to rise and trending in the wrong direction, today’s political announcement is clearly premature.

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NSW school staffing crisis hits Finley High School

Teachers Federation members at Finley High School have walked off the job over the negative impact the state-wide teacher shortage is having on their school.

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Staffing crisis sparks walkout at Bonalbo Central School

Teachers Federation members at Bonalbo Central School in the state’s north have walked off the job over the impact the state-wide shortage of teachers is having on their school.

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Moree Secondary College Senior Campus teachers walk off the job over inadequate staffing

Teachers Federation members at the senior campus of Moree Secondary College are calling on the NSW Government to provide more support for Connected Communities schools to enable staff to better meet the needs of our most disadvantaged students.

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Teachers at Moruya High walk off the job over staffing crisis

Teachers Federation members at Moruya High School have walked off the job over the negative impact the state-wide teacher shortage is having on their school.

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