Education : journal of the N.S.W. Public School Teachers Federation

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Nef 331.8809944 EDU
Created/Published
Sydney : The Federation, 1919-
Issue
Vol. 90 No. 06 (8 Jun 2009)
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Contents

EDUCATION Journal of the New South Wales Teachers Federation 1
League tables are a mistake The NSW Government move to change the regulation which prevents the use of test data to create or publish league tables must be vigorously opposed 1 , 4
Tests should 1
Paid parental leave welcomed Federation welcomes the paid parental leave announcement 1 , 4
EDUCATION 2
Contents 2
Advertising 2
Senior Vice President elected Three Officer positions were decided at May Council. 3
Firth and Piccoli to speak to principals 3
Our Fed Reps 3
Nationwide concern 4
Unions oppose OH&S changes 4
BOS seeks significant changes for markers 4
Some minority awards settled Work remains to be done for the markers and other awards. 4 , 5
Federal Budget implements Rudd's education agenda 5
Super limits halved ROD BROWN looks at changes to superannuation in the Federal Budget. 5
Hope and possibilities Now is a history making period in Australia. 6
60 Minutes smears Bowraville The Nambucca Valley community was shocked and dismayed by a recent story 6
Further concerns about infrastructure spending School communities are encouraged to contact their local MPs for assistance in ensuring the maximum benefit from federal infrastructure programs. 7
Budget cuts adult migrant education funding 7
Gillard says no on science and language The Federal Government has found another way of turning a 'good news story' for public schools into conflict and farce. 7
Award settled for Corrective Services teachers The only significant change to the award is changes to increase the salary rates. 8
GA privatisation opposed 8
ESL's future is not so certain New COAG arrangements touted to ensure greater transparency and avoid duplication does just the opposite for ESL provision. 8
Better deal sought for SLSOs 8
Transparency needed on staffing decisions More work needs to be done to hold DET to account for staffing decisions at the state office and school level. 9
Advertising 9
Brenda bids farewell Assistant General Secretary (Research and Industrial) Brenda Seymour is effectively finishing her service with the Federation this month. 9
Interim process for health exams For teachers there will be little apparent difference in the health assessment process. 10
Advertising 10
TAFE teachers take protest to Premier 10
Welfare Officer retires 10
Low SES symposium highlights the challenge 11
Briefs 11
Advertising 11
PUBLIC EDUCATION DAY CELEBRATED 12
Oh what a night 12
Counsellor vacancies cause concern A local campaign is underway to address a counsellor shortage. 13
Advertising 13
October 28 to change children's lives 14
Schools get behind Stewart House 14
Win a trip for 2 to Paris 15
Advertising 15
Desperate times for Iraqi students and teachers 16
What you read Top website stories in May 16
'Fantastic weekend' for newbies 16
Positive feedback 16
Briefs 16
School house to come to life again What's lying about in your store room? 17
Hear the story of women in Afghanistan 17
Advertising 17
Minister must take action now to avoid a teacher shortage Even when programs that assist with retention are effective, DET has shown little interest in expanding them. 18
WHY WOULDN’T YOU? 18
STILL PERFORMANCE PAY 18 , 19
CLEAR MESSAGE 19
PROMISING ENERGY SOURCES 19
POLITICAL PERIL 19
CORRUPTION OF OUR YOUNG 19
WALK WITH FINANCIAL FEET 19 , 20
Advertising 19
QUICK QUIZ 20
FREE SPEECH CAMPAIGN 20
DEALING WITH THE ISRAELPALESTINE ISSUE 20
Advertising 20
features 21
Country life catches Cathie After experiencing life as a country teacher, coastal dweller CATHIE MCINTRYRE says she would prefer a teaching career in a western NSW rural community. 21 , 22
Inside 21
Paper Plane 22
Retired Teachers Association 22
Social news 22
Urgent action needed to protect TAFE conditions 23
Education should be guaranteed Education for people in detention shouldbe guaranteed and entrenched in a legal framework. 23 , 26
The survey in NSW 23
On the trail to a cure The Tasmanian Devil is facing extinction. 24
Advertising 24
your say 25
It’s so gay being gay! Why is homophobia treated any differently than sexism or racism? 25
Resourcing needed, not performance pay Student-to-teacher ratios and lessened contact hours with students make the difference in terms of student outcomes and teacher satisfaction. 25 , 26
Advertising 26
reviews 27
Film 27 , 28
Inside 27
Computer Comer 28
Advertising 28
Theatre 29
Advertising 29 , 30
Corkscrew 31
Advertising 31
Books The Global Assault on Teaching, Teachers, and their Unions: Stories For Resistance 32
Advertising 32
administration 33
Tree Levy 33
Anna Stewart Program 2009 33
Small Schools Conference 33
Advertising 33 , 34 , 35
DT SMITH 35
Advertising 35
Snapped in and out of class 36

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