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

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Nef 331.8809944 EDU
Sydney : The Federation, 1919-
Vol. 90 No. 08 (17 Aug 2009)
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EDUCATION Journal of the New South Wales Teachers Federation 1
Rosehill rally to reject league tables Union, parent and principal bodies support meeting on leagues tables. 1 , 4
Advertising 1
TAFE teachers reject increase in teaching hours TAFE teachers forced to take action against teaching hours grab. 1 , 8
Executive 2
Officers 2
Contents 2
Advertising 2
Special education dispute continues DET has not given way on the reclassification of teachers or the reallocation of funding. 3
MP approached on special education cuts 3
Our Fed Reps 3
Apology 3
The bonus culture in schools A case in England illustrates what can happen with the concept of bonuses. 4
Piccoli says league tables will hurt League tables will stigmatise schools, individual students and their families, and their local community, says shadow minister. 4
NSW Coalition reaffirms opposition to league tables 4
Teachers Credit Union elections 5
Maree O'Halloran to run for TCU Board Maintaining the bond between public education and the Teachers Credit Union serves the interests of all members and their families. 5
Advertising 5
Teacher housing threatened The Teacher Housing Authority should remain part ofthe Department of Education and Training. 5
Ministers in a muddle on funding methodology 6
Back to the past with pilot program DET attempts to off-load responsibility under guise of flexibility. 6
Advertising 6
Partnerships require genuine support, not gimmicks The union will continue to pursue outcomes that genuinely benefit students and teachers in all NSW public schools. 7
National partnerships, but not with unions 7
Advertising 7
Granville protest 8
Worksites say ‘no' 8
Institute Directors called on in TAFE dispute Traditional Labor strongholds reject attacks on TAFE teachers. 8
Western Sydney teachers stand up to fight attacks Full time TAFE teachers do not want to be forced to take over their part time casual teacher colleagues' jobs. 9
Not happy 9
Advertising 9
Associations support union's no 1 charity 10
Letter delivered, but not counsellors The situation is totally unacceptable for all schools in the Moree school education area. 10
Advertising 10
Is your school badge there? 11
In Brief 11
Advertising 11
In Brief 12
Nuclear threat continues 12
Wines support women's library 12
Teaching and tasting local bush foods 13
Advertising 13
Ministers’claims are just nonsense It time for Ministers to drop the pretence that the publication of simplistic league table data is about informing and assisting parental choice. 14
NO CLOSER 15 , 16
Advertising 15
Carbon copy STICKY WICKET 16
Advertising 16
features 17
Neglected heroes of Australia’s civil-rights struggle Dick Johnson and Jane Duren deserve to be remembered as early campaigners for civil rights 17
Inside 17
Advertising 18
Market design and VET What is happening with the national training agenda? 19
National TAFE Day 19
Advertising 19
Paper Plane 19
One journal too many in your house? 19
Retired Teachers Association 20
annual conference 21
New Life Members Window of opportunity on funding 21
Inside 21
Dinner time 22
Guard precious resource against waste Academics Lyndsay Connors, Jim McMorrow and Adam Rorris examined funding of public education at Annual Conference. 22
Capital funding story 22
Belonging will help kids learn Governments should fund secretariats that will support Indigenous community members and schools to develop partnership forums. 23
Federation Library 23
An opportunity too good to refuse Ask your colleagues about union membership. 23
Double crunch time Australia may miss out on a mini industrial revolution if it is not at the forefront of saving the planet. 24
The education system is turning 'tribal' With multiculturalism put to one side of the education agenda, relationships between different community groups are becoming more and more difficult to ensure. 24
Football and grocer prices in league table debate It is fanciful to suggest the life of a child, the social and human dynamic of teaching and learning can he reduced to a rank. 25
Cranky with policy 25
New anti racism kit on its way 26
Historical opportunity to make an impact We have the opportunity to create a new economy built on fundamental principles of justice, equity and opportunity. 26
Advertising 26
your say 27
Plea for support The itinerant behaviour service is viable, valuable and worthy of support 27
Concerns for national parks 27
Inside 27
Teaching: making a real difference 28
Another world is possible Venezuela's socialist revolution is challenging the idea that society must remain dominated by capitalist corporations and their drive for private profit. 28
Advertising 28
reviews 29
Film 29 , 30
Inside 29
Computer corner 30
Advertising 30
Theatre 31
In the library 31
Advertising 32
Corkscrew 32
Enjoying champagne 32
administration 33
Election of Administrative Officers 2010-2012 33
Officers' job descriptions 33 , 34 , 35 , 36 , 37
Inside 33
Advertising 35
Duties common to ail Administrative Officers 37
Advertising 37
New Activists Conference 37
Change of women's course dates 37
TAFE TA Executive 2010-2011 37
Advertising 38 , 39
Snapped in and out of class 40
The Decisions of the 2009 Annua Conference 41
Contents 42
Conference theme statement “Supporting quality public education” 43 , 44 , 45
Aboriginal education the way forward 46
Anti Racism Policy 46 , 47
Equity of release conditions between primary and secondary teachers 48 , 49
Inadequate servicing of technology infrastructure in public schools 49
Post school education is quality public education 50 , 51 , 52 , 53 , 54
Adult Migrant English Service 54 , 55
Corrective Services 56 , 57
Professional learning and performance management in NSW public schools 57 , 58 , 59 , 60
Provision of school counsellors 60
Raising of the age for compulsory schooling 60 , 61
Recognising and rewarding quality teaching 61 , 62
School league tables 62 , 63
Special education 63 , 64



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