The Educator Weekend wrap: HSC exams, World Education Games and environmental education
Making news this week, more than 77,000 NSW students sat their HSC exams, the World Education Games came to Sydney and schools got a climate change wake-up call.
Principals have important role to play in environmental education
Principals have “multiple opportunities” through the existing curriculum to boost their schools’ education of environmental sustainability, IEU deputy general secretary, Gloria Taylor, tells The Educator.
Six thousand teachers prepare to strike
Teachers at 173 schools in Queensland are to stop working for two days next week following a failure of talks with employers.
Teachers threaten strike
Queensland Catholic teachers are threatening to strike following a deadlock over unbearable workloads and low pay.
Teachers vote in favour of a fresh start
IEU acting general secretary, Gloria Taylor, tells The Educator why thousands of teachers across NSW and ACT are breathing a big sigh of relief this week.
Catholic education body, union strike deal
A deal has been reached which paves the way for better pay and conditions for Catholic employees.