Teachers and principals explain why funding the full six years of the Gonski agreement is in Australia’s best interest - as well as that of the Federal Government itself.
Data collected from public schools already shows Gonski funding has improved learning outcomes for students most in need, NSW Secondary Principals Council president, Lila Mularczyk, tells The Educator.
Implementation of the full six years of Gonski funding will give students the same real prospect of educational success, regardless of their family circumstances, say teachers.
Millions of dollars has been paid out to struggling teachers who are resorting to compensation claims as their workloads increase.
As controversy continues over the decision by NSW Education Minister to ban the screening of a documentary on same-sex parenting in schools, Christopher Pyne says same-sex couples and their children “deserve to be tolerated”.
Schools have a responsibility to provide students with an understanding of diversity, inclusion and respect, says NSW Teachers Federation president, Maurie Mulheron.