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I am lucky to teach at a school that has a fairly harmonious working environment. Everyone is quite supportive of one another.

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Muswellbrook and Maitland demand More Than Thanks 

Teachers in Muswellbrook and Maitland have turned out to voice their concerns at the NSW Government’s inaction over worsening teacher shortages.

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Teachers rally in Tamworth to demand More Than Thanks

Teachers representing local schools rallied in Tamworth today [2 November] to protest the Government’s inaction over worsening teacher shortages there, as part of Federation’s regional road trip for the More Than Thanks campaign.

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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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Norfolk Island members want a stop of the rot

Teachers at Norfolk Island Central School have initiated a series of rolling strikes over the coming weeks as “disgust” at a lack of commitment by state and federal governments could leave 300 students without education services.

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Registered Nurse Must Be Maintained At Special Education School In St Ives

The NSW Teachers Federation demands the retention of a Registered Nurse (RN) position at Sir Eric Woodward School for Special Purposes at St Ives.

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Education Minister Reveals Extent Of Staff Cuts At Murwillumbah Mega School

The proposed merger of four schools in Murwillumbah will result in the loss of at least 19 teaching positions according to Education Minister Sarah Mitchell, the first time she has revealed the extent of staff cuts associated with the project.

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Norfolk Island Teachers Stop Work Over School Crisis

Teachers at the Norfolk Island Central School have stopped work over the failure of the Commonwealth Government to provide certainty over the provision of education on Norfolk Island for 2022.

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Staffing Crisis Sparks Walkout At Hunter Schools

​Teachers Federation members at two Hunter schools walked off the job over a number of issues, including the impact the state-wide shortage of teachers is having on all NSW public schools.

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Staffing crisis sparks walkout at schools across NSW

Teachers Federation members at several school across the state took action last week, walking off the job over a number of issues, including the impact the state-wide shortage of teachers is having on all NSW public schools.

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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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NSW Government has no plan to recruit the teachers NSW needs

The NSW Government has responded to warnings the state could run out of teachers within five years by issuing a glossy brochure that recycles failed initiatives and ignores its own Department’s advice that uncompetitive wages are turning smart young people off teaching.

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State in “race” to find teachers to meet enrolment crunch

The forecast leap in student enrolments in the next 15 years has put NSW in “a race” to guarantee the education of a whole generation of children in west and south-western Sydney, new research for Federation has found.

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Report reveals urgent need to recruit additional teachers as enrolments soar

The predicted leap in student enrolments in the next 15 years has put NSW in “a race” to guarantee the education of a whole generation of children in west and south-western Sydney, new research has found.

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Shortages force teachers to take classes outside areas of expertise

Teacher shortages in NSW are so bad that vacant positions are taking months to fill and growing numbers of teachers are required to teach outside their area of expertise, internal government documents show.

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Shortages force teachers to take classes outside areas of expertise

Teacher shortages in NSW are so bad that vacant positions are taking months to fill and growing numbers of teachers are required to teach outside their area of expertise, internal government documents show.

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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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Early return disrespects teachers

This morning’s announcement by Premier Dominic Perrottet shows once again this Government’s complete disrespect for the teaching profession and the work that they do.

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Parents back teachers’ wages and work claim

A significant majority of NSW people believe teachers deserve a pay rise and more time to prepare lessons, a new poll has found.

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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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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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