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Jobs cut as NSW Government breaks promises on staffing at Murwillumbah high school

Despite written and verbal assurances from the NSW Government, Murwillumbah High School has had its staffing cut for 2021.

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Teachers at Grafton High School walk off the job over school staffing crisis

NSW Teachers Federation members at Grafton High School have walked off the job today over significant staffing problems at their school made worse by a state-wide shortage of teachers.

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Teachers at Wingham and Port Macquarie walk out over school staffing crisis

NSW Teachers Federation members at Wingham Public School and Port Macquarie’s Westport Public School walked off the job today over the NSW Government’s failure to properly staff their schools and other public schools in rural and remote parts of the state.

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Staff At South Grafton High School Demand Five More Teachers As State-Wide Staffing Crisis Worsens

NSW Teachers Federation members at South Grafton High School have walked off the job over the staffing crisis at their school which has been unable to find replacement teachers to fill vacancies or to cover for colleagues on leave for more than a year.

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Concord High staff walkout as staffing crisis hits metro schools

NSW Teachers Federation members at Concord High School walked off the job today and are calling on the Education Department to urgently deal with the staffing crisis at their school and hundreds of other schools across the state.

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Teachers at Chatham High, Taree walk out over school staffing crisis

NSW Teachers Federation members at Chatham High School in Taree walked off the job today over the NSW Government’s failure to properly staff their school and other public schools in rural and remote parts of the state.

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Teachers at Gilgandra High walk out over school staffing crisis

​NSW Teachers Federation members at Gilgandra High School walked off the job today over the NSW Government’s failure to properly staff their school and other public schools in rural and remote parts of the state.

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New research shows thousands of additional teachers needed in NSW

NSW needs to recruit a minimum of 11,000 teachers by 2031 to meet record enrolment growth and the number rises to almost 14,000 if the student to teacher ratio is lowered to the national average, new research to be released today reveals.

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NSW Government fails to build enough schools and recruit sufficient teachers

The release of the Auditor-General’s Report into school infrastructure raises serious concerns about the lack of planning being undertaken by the NSW Government for the provision of public education.

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NSW Government ‘grab for cash’ puts scone TAFE’s future at risk

The NSW Teachers Federation condemns the sale of Scone TAFE college to Racing NSW.

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Teachers walk off the job as NSW Government fails to solve school staffing crisis

NSW Teachers Federation members at Forster Public School walked off the job today over the NSW Government’s failure to properly staff schools in rural and remote parts of the state.

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Teacher shortage sparks teacher walkout in Riverina

NSW Teachers Federation members at Darlington Point Public School near Griffith have today walked off the job over the Government’s failure to properly staff schools in rural and regional areas.

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NSW school staffing crisis worsens in rural and remote areas

​Staff at Wentworth Public School and Buronga Public School near Mildura on the NSW-Victoria border have joined the list of remote schools concerned about the crisis in staffing.

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Teacher shortage hits Orange as minister visits

​NSW Teachers Federation members at Canobolas Rural Technology High School (CRTHS) in Orange have given Education Minister Sarah Mitchell an ultimatum over 11 unfilled teacher positions at their school.

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NSW Dept of Education fails to address school staffing crisis – teachers stop work

Teachers at Coomealla High School and Gol Gol Public School near Mildura and Bulahdelah Central School, walked off the job today protesting the reduction in staffing incentives and continued teacher shortages in rural and remote areas of the state.

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Staffing crisis prompts teachers to walk of the job

Teachers Federation members at Walgett Community College High School walked off the job this morning due to significant staffing issues.

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TAFE teachers rally over sale of Scone TAFE

Teachers, students and community members will rally in Muswellbrook outside the office of Upper Hunter MP Michael Johnsen, 20 Bridge Street, Muswellbrook, at 12.30pm on Tuesday 23 February 2021.

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Inquiry calls for urgent action on teachers’ working conditions and salaries

An independent inquiry has recommended major changes to the salaries and working conditions of teachers to address a crisis caused by rapidly escalating workloads, uncompetitive salaries and significant teacher shortages.

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Teachers avert student bussing ‘nightmare’ in Sydney’s north-west

The NSW Teachers Federation remains concerned about inadequate buildings and infrastructure at Northbourne Public School and Marsden Park Public School in Sydney’s north-west.

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Teachers condemn NSW Government over Scone TAFE sale

The NSW Teachers Federation has condemned the NSW Government’s bid to sell off the state-of-the-art Scone TAFE campus in Australia’s equine capital.

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NSW government fails to address lack of funding and support for public schools

Today’s announcement by the Berejiklian Government to replace the discredited ‘Local Schools Local Decisions’ (LSLD) policy with ‘The School Success Model’ is more about spin than substance. It is yet another attempt to blame teachers and principals for system failures and the lack of adequate funding and support in our public schools.

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