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

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Nef 331.8809944 EDU
Sydney : The Federation, 1919-
Vol. 91 No. 03 (29 Mar 2010)
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EDUCATION Journal of the New South Wales Teachers Federation 1
Principals fear the worst from league tables Survey results reinforce campaign to stop misuse of national test results. 1
In the lead-up to April 12 1
TAFE settlement limits the damage 1
Executive 2
Officers 2
Contents 2
Advertising 2
National curriculum launched on wrong footing Rudd's failure to acknowledge teaching excellence is a poor start. 3
Aboriginal education a 25-year plan Members encouraged to contribute ideas to this draft policy for sustainable achievement for Indigenous peoples. 3
Our Fed Reps 3
Advertising 4
Students turned away from underfunded TAFEs 4
Another McTraining college collapses 4
Member seeks answers on law-breaking 'journalism' But Police Commissioner's office gives complaint about Sydney Morning Herald league table short shrift 5
Canadian teachers sound a warning 5
Advertising 5
Advice on asbestos exposure 6
Ahre you in the right membership category? 6
Special education: funding does not match growth Governments have underestimated resources needed to cope with massive surge in enrolment. 6 , 8
Parliamentary inquiry into BER program 7
Building cost blow-out: what is your school's experience? 7
Proposed OH&S Act lowers standards ACTU rejects harmonisation if it diminishes legal protections for workers. 7
Advertising 7 , 8
Hurlstone inquiry's key finding welcomed 8
Advertising 8
Union Aid Abroad launches Teacher2Teacher 9
Union Aid Abroad supports Cambodian women 9
Women show there's strength in unity 9
Advertising 9
60 Minutes breaches code Broadcasting authority finds Bowraville Central School was unfairly identified in segment on racial segregation. 10
Advertising 10
THA responds to housing issues in north west Proposal of regular visits by Tenancy Service Officers to their respective areas a welcome development. 10
Teachers not liable for stolen laptops 11
Distance education needs your input 11
Advertising 11
Changing perceptions through engagement Michael Sullivan wants to keep making a difference for all "people with diverse abilities". 12
Teachers Credit Union supports a green education Over $55,000 disbursed to NSW public schools from a dedicated fund for environmental projects. 12
Board re-establishes curriculum committees 13
In brief 13
Advertising 13
Time to step up league tables campaign 14
Who abandoned who? 15
Advice for VISE mentors 15
Advertising 15
Carbon copy 16
Advertising 16
features 17
Stewart House: urgent upgrade needed Federation's No. 1 charity needs a retro refit in teachers' imagination as its seeks to engage the profession's new generation and underwrite its survival. 17 , 18
Inside 17
Paper Plane 18
Advertising 18
Why you can’t afford $4 a fortnight 18
Retired Teachers Association Vale Pat Weston 19
Social news 19
Next Meetings 19
Advertising 19
Class of ’58... you are requested to commence duty. 19
Where are they now? 19
In brief 20
Advertising 20
Celebrating 30 years of north coast national parks Sanctuaries were fought for with tenacity to ensure their future integrity. 20
Advertising 20
Abbott ups the a nte on parental leave 21
In the library 21
TAFE salaries dispute – a personal perspective Settlement maybe imperfect but Federation can now negotiate remaining concerns from a position of strength. 22
What the TAFE settlement means for teachers The new award can be broken down into five areas detailing hours, payment formula and protocols. 22 , 23
Walking for peace from Brisbane to Canberra Teachers requested to help group of women as they raise awareness of dangers posed by nuclear industry. 23
Advertising 23 , 24
your say 25
In defence of Loftus’s participation in pilot program Decision to delay replacing teacher-librarian needs to be put in context. 25
Inside 25
State Government breaks promise Members urged to petition Premier Keneally to honour commitment to protect precious wetlands. 26
Disadvantaged program delivers right's attack agenda DET claws back gains on class-size reduction made by the Priority Action Schools scheme. 26
Advertising 26
reviews 27
Film 27 , 28
Inside 27
Computer corner 28
Advertising 28
Theatre 29 , 30
Advertising 29 , 30
Corkscrew 30
consultation 31
Aboriginal Education 25 Years Approach: The Way Forward Green Paper: A draft for consultation, discussion, development and recommendations to Annual Conference 2010. 31 , 32
Make a submission 31
administration 33
Elections at May Council 33
Advertising 33 , 34 , 35
Advertising 35
Snapped in and out of class 36



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