Podcasts

Federation has a new podcast! 'Federation Update' is a quick round up of current issues for union members.

This podcast will be released fortnightly during term time, with episodes published every second Wednesday.

To subscribe via iTunes click here.

To subscribe on your handheld Android device click here.

 

Episode 17-09 - (18/09/17)

In this Federation Update we hear from Federation President, Maurie Mulheron on Schools Funding and the proposed Phonics Test in Year 1. We also hear from Federation General Secretary, John Dixon on the Marriage Equality issue in Australia. Federation also offers advice on the NAPLAN confidentality agreement that teachers were asked to sign.

Episode 17-08 - (14/08/17)

In this edition of Federation Update, we hear an update on the state of change in the Gonski debate, the issue of affordable housing for teachers, the commercialisation of public schooling, and a review of NAPLAN Online.

Episode 17-05 - (11/05/17)

In this edition of Federation Update, we hear from Federations' press conference at Federation House. Acting NSW Teachers Federation President, Gary Zadkovich, outlines the deceit brought forward by the Turnbull Government's recent schools funding plan and how schools nationwide will lose out over the coming years.

Episode 17-04 - (07/04/17)

In this Federation Update we hear about the recent 'OnBoardWithGonski' bus trips across Australia which culminated in Canberra to speak directly with politicians about needs-based funding.

Episode 17-03 - (08/03/17)

In this Federation Update:

  • Celebration of International Women's Day
  • Bump it Up PT tests
  • Death of Tony Vinson
  • Gonski Buses

Episode 17-02 - (22/02/17)

In this Federation Update

  • COAG on the horizon
  • call for Gonski success stories
  • Concerns over Bump it Up strategy
  • Issues around workplace stress in schools

Tell your School's Gonski story here: www.nswtf.org.au/gonski-stories

Episode 17-01 - (08/02/17)

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In this Federation Update

  • Change in NSW Premier and Education Minister
  • Continued debate over schools funding leading up to COAG
  • Inquiry into special needs funding (nswtf.org.au/disability-inquiry)

Episode 06 - (30/11/16)

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In this Federation Update -

  • Federation calls for member meeting to vote on proposed agreement
  • Vote on TAFE EA
  • Politicians spouting skewed statistics

Episode 05 - (9/11/16)

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In this Federation Update -

  • Federation begins negotiations on new agreement
  • Concerns over the Bump it Up strategy
  • Submissions needed on disability inquiry

Episode 04 - (26/10/16)

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  • TAFE PABO vote passes
  • Corrective Services petition debated in Parliament
  • Relief Officers elected
  • Bhutanese students produce book
  • World Teachers Day celebrated

Episode 03 - (12/10/16)

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  • TAFE PABO
  • Gaol Petition
  • Spoil Sports
  • VET FEE Changes

Episode 02 - (14/09/16)

Episode 02 - (14/09/16)

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In this episode:

  • Gonski,
  • Gaols,
  • Counsellors, and
  • Leave Provisions.

 

Episode 01 - (31/08/16)

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In this pilot episode:

  • reflecting on the Gonski campaign in the election
  • School Counsellors dispute continues in the IRC
  • Campaigning in support of educators in gaols
  • Wear It Purple day