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. 05 (31 May 2010)
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EDUCATION Journal of the New South Wales Teachers Federation 1
Breakthrough on league tables Gillard's credibility on the line after making commitment to oppose misuse of student data. 1 , 4
Primary Activists Conference: evaluations and outcomes Workshops yield priorities, campaign strategies and enhanced sense of collegiality. 1 , 7
Executive 2
Officers 2
Contents 2
Advertising 2
Federation defends principals from threats 3
'Glaring holes' in closing the gap campaign Aboriginal Conference examines 25-year approach to Aboriginal education 3
Our Fed Reps 3
Parties take their stands on league tables Federation asked the Coalition and the Greens to outline their positions. Here are their responses. 4 , 6
Education is a public good, not a commodity 4
Vox populi: the NAPLAN moratorium These were the responses of a cross-section of Federation Councillors when asked: “Why did you support the moratorium?" 5
Federation and IRC dispute orders 6
Refugee rally June 26 6
Advertising 6
Glebe rally decries neo-liberal agenda Inner City teachers protest outside Verity Firth's office and vow to continue league tables campaign. 6
Parents key to primary campaigns Participants at activists conference canvass strategies for smaller classes and more release time. 7
DET must replace heaters 8
Gillard announces schools funding review 8
Youth mental health conference 8
Advertising 8
Principals testify to botched BER projects Exorbitant budgets, poor consultation and missing amenities blight construction of new facilities. 9
Regime executes Farzad Kamangar NSW Upper House unanimously condemns killing of teacher and trade unionist. 9
Advertising 9
What you read 10
Q&A Professional exchange 10
Budget shows need for greater investment in TAFE Access to quality training and education contingent on significantly more funds. 10
Seniors campaign for a Better State 10
Advertising 10
Stewart House Gala Ball 11
Poverty initiative seeks support 11
Advertising 11
Dungog Film Festival mentors media students 12
Floods further isolate Wanaaring PS But two teachers use adverse conditions to the advantage of their students. 12
Integrity the key to computer use in exams 13
In brief 13
Advertising 13
Pagewood honours Lingiari's legacy 14
Advertising 14
Savvy campaigners get just reward 14
It's time to address cyber-racism 14
Lightning Ridge hosts 90 beginning teachers 15
Teachers tune up for outback postings 15
Advertising 15
A matter of conscience Teachers will not forget the lessons from the NAPLAN dispute. 16
letters 16
Genes and autism 17
Carbon copy MASSIVE MAY SELL OUT! 17
Advertising 17 , 18
features 19
An open letter to the Prime Minister about refugees Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA and a range of trade unions have written to Kevin Rudd. Dear Prime Minister 19
Inside 19
Paper Plane 20
Advertising 20
Retired Teachers Association 20 , 23
Survey confirms need for more release time Primary teachers indicate that a campaign for extra specialist teachers and improved workload is a priority. 21
In the library 21
Why class size matters Campaign on this issue would pose serious challenge to myth-making bureaucrats and Government. 22
Union Aid Abroad study tour to Middle East Participants hear first-hand accounts of aid projects in Israel, Jordan and Lebanon. 22 , 24
Advice on TAFE Award matters Some managers' failure to grasp meaning of hours clauses poses concerns. 23 , 24
TAFE teachers ask Premier to intervene...again 23
In brief 24
Tourism greed threatens national parks State Government's draft legislation sacrifices environment to make way for cosy deals with developers. 24
your say 25
Mass testing fails its own brief History of assessment regime in UK and US reveals policy preoccupation trumps results. 25
Autism: a different Call for embryonic screening unrealistic and misguided. 25
Advertising 26
reviews 27
Film 27 , 28
Inside 27
Computer Corner 28
Advertising 28
Theatre Honour 29
In brief 29
Advertising 29
Corkscrew 30
Advertising 30
administration 31
Trade Union Training semester 2 31 , 32
Advertising 33 , 34 , 35
Snapped in and out of class 36



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