Teachers slam media ‘intimidation’ over Gayby Baby video
Schools have a responsibility to provide students with an understanding of diversity, inclusion and respect, says NSW Teachers Federation president, Maurie Mulheron.
Public schools banned from showing gay parenting video
NSW Education Minister, Adrian Piccoli, has sparked controversy after banning all NSW public schools from airing a documentary on gay parenting during class time.
Are our school attendance strategies working?
Recent indicators in some states suggest existing attendance strategies might not be working as well as planned.
Teachers sound alarm on NAPLAN, Gonski
There needs to be less talk of teacher performance and more about what is being done to fix a system in dire need of repair, NSW Teachers Federation (NSWTF) president, Maurie Mulheron, tells The Educator.
Principals respond to controversial report
The answer to many of the issues the nation’s education system faces have been in front of the Federal Government’s eyes for years – it just has to heed them, say principals.
NSW schools lag 10-15 years behind world’s best
Too much attention has been given to reducing class sizes rather than improving students’ academic performance, says NSW Education Minister, Adrian Piccoli.