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Why Perrottet is not the way

10 reasons why a re-elected Premier would be bad news for teachers and public education. All the research shows workloads

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The education choice

Teachers face an important choice on 25 March, with the major parties presenting a very different view of what they

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Release time and you

Early Career insights: Education Quarterly, Issue 5 2023 Teachers in NSW have some of the highest face-to-face teaching allocations in

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Safeguarding your service

A Casual Word: Education Quarterly, Issue 5 2023 Federation has noted an increase in members whose service record on SAP,

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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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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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Special honours for our members 

Manly-Warringah Teachers Association stalwarts Pam and John Ward have been honoured with Medals of the Order of Australia (OAM) for

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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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Study grant provides Fiona opportunity to answer burning questions

Congratulations to Federation member Fiona Beasley, who has been awarded Federation’s 2023 Eric Pearson Study Grant. Trauma-informed practice in classrooms

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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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Health and wellbeing are important in the workplace

Federation has a long history of activism in the work health and safety space, to the point where today we have an increasing number of schools with elected Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) and active Work Health and Safety committees.

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Activists honoured for contributions to our union

Today we celebrated 10 activists’ enduring commitment Federation, in a ceremony at Annual Conference.

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NSW Government given a week to act on teacher shortage crisis

An extraordinary meeting of the NSW Teachers Federation Executive has today called on the NSW Government to immediately revise its wages policy and to urgently negotiate an outcome that will put an end to the teacher shortage crisis facing NSW schools.

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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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Federal funding shortfall exposed at Principals’ Conference

More than 250 public school principals gathered at Federation’s auditorium in Sydney on Friday, 24 March, to discuss education policy

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Prairiewood HS teachers walk out after Education Minister walks in

Teachers at Prairiewood High School in Western Sydney demonstrated their disgust with the NSW Government’s refusal to act on unsustainable

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Library bookends a century

It was fitting to come dressed for the occasion. To mark 100 years of Federation’s Library, immediate past General Secretary

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Important permanent staffing win for support units

Improvements to the executive staffing of support units with seven or more classes will start in term 2; a significant gain for members, students and their families.

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Premier’s proposed overhaul of school hours ‘just another diversionary tactic’

Dear members, I’d like to address the recent announcement by NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet that the NSW Government is considering

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