Major disruptions to inner west buses ahead of train driver,teacher strikes

Major disruptions to inner west buses ahead of train driver,teacher strikes

Buses in Sydney’s south-west and 75 per cent of trains across the network are expected to be impacted by strike action on Tuesday,while teachers will rally outside NSW Parliament.

  • bySarah McPhee andDaniella White

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Consider these three facts about the teachers’ strike
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Schools

Consider these three facts about the teachers’ strike

The teachers’ claims are of relevance to all of us.

  • byJohn Buchanan
Parents split over support for upcoming teacher strike

Parents split over support for upcoming teacher strike

Some parents and associations say it’s time for teachers to receive better pay and conditions for their efforts,but others do not want any further disruption to students.

  • byJordan Baker andNatassia Chrysanthos
An open letter from a WA teacher to a broken system
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Perth

An open letter from a WA teacher to a broken system

When the only avenue for assistance is contacting the Education Minister with your concerns,well,suffice to say it’s an indictment on the system,a West Australian teacher writes.

  • byAnonymous
Latest battle for teachers’ pay has roots in decades-old conflict

Latest battle for teachers’ pay has roots in decades-old conflict

As the NSW teachers’ strike looms next week,the union is using the same tactics that brought hundreds of thousands onto the streets of Sydney in the 1980s.

  • byJordan Baker
NSW teachers plan to defy order to scrap next week’s strike

NSW teachers plan to defy order to scrap next week’s strike

The NSW Industrial Relations Commission has ordered teachers to call off their strike but their federation says it will go ahead.

  • byJordan Baker
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Parents,we hope we can stretch the friendship for just one more day
Opinion
Education

Parents,we hope we can stretch the friendship for just one more day

I am keenly aware that the teachers’ strike means parents having to keep their children home for yet another day,after so many,many days. But teachers are stressed to the max and they need something to give.

  • byPolly Dunning
Department vows to fight back as NSW teachers vote unanimously to strike

Department vows to fight back as NSW teachers vote unanimously to strike

The NSW Teachers Federation has voted to take a full day of industrial action as a pay dispute with the state government escalates.

  • byCameron Gooley
NSW teachers set to strike over pay,conditions and shortages
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Education

NSW teachers set to strike over pay,conditions and shortages

The NSW Teachers Federation will vote today on a recommendation to direct all members to strike and attend a rally on December 7,their first strike in almost 10 years.

  • byJordan Baker
Fears gifted students will languish without help
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Education

Fears gifted students will languish without help

Principals,parents and academics warn gifted and talented students won’t get the help they need if an expert advisory group is dismantled.

  • byJordan Baker
Schools in south-west Sydney to get bulk of tutoring money

Schools in south-west Sydney to get bulk of tutoring money

Anecdotal reports say tutoring has improved student engagement but an official evaluation has not yet been released.

  • byJordan Baker