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Learning Management Business Reform Pilot

The NSW Secondary Principals’ Council and the NSW Primary Principals’ Association continue to work with the NSW Department of Education to provide solutions to ensure benefits for all our public schools. The initial Learning Management Business Reform (LMBR) rollout highlighted a number of challenges for schools. The staff in those schools are instrumental in contributing… Read more

PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING CALL

We have consistently acknowledged the commitment by the current NSW Premier and Minister to honour the principles of the ‘Gonski’ funding model and guarantee that this funding model will be implemented for the six years of the original agreement with the Commonwealth. We also commend the Government for actually doing as they promised and providing… Read more

Need to Succeed

Thursday, 23 October, 8:45 am – 2:00 pm Pullman Hyde Park Hotel As a Professional Association The NSW SPC has maintained committed actions advocating for the agreed NERA funding with the Federal government. The significance of Gonski for education across schools, jurisdictions, states and territories cannot be understated. A commitment by the Federal Coalition for… Read more

GREAT DAY FOR NSW SCHOOL STUDENTS

Parents of all students in NSW schools will be thrilled that the Premier Barry O’Farrell has led the Australian States by being the first leader to sign up the Gonski education funding reform package. “This is a great day for students in NSW schools, an especially important day for those students who have been struggling… Read more

Education Coalition ramps up funding dispute

NSW Education Alliance Forum – May 1 – NSW Parliament House Theatrette A coalition of 15 signatories from leading education groups, representing parents, unions, teachers and principals from all school systems across New South Wales have issued invitations to NSW Government and NSW Non-Government MPs’s to the NSW Education Alliance Forum where they will be… Read more

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE PREMIER

The Honourable Barry O’Farrell MP Premier NSW Minister for Western Sydney Dear Mr O’Farrell, The NSW Public Education Alliance vehemently opposes the funding cuts to education by the state government. The Public Education Alliance represents 760,000 students, public school families, 65,000 school teachers and over 2,200 principals comprising: Federation of Parents and Citizens’ Associations of… Read more

Response to new model of Support

NSWSPC responds to the NEW MODEL OF SUPPORT TO SCHOOLS AS PROPOSED BY DEC PUBLIC SCHOOLS NSW PORTFOLIO NSWPPA / NSWSPC / PSPF – RESPONSE TO THE MINISTER FOR EDUCATION • As leaders of NSW Principals’ Associations, we recognise the proposed State Office and Regional realignments as a means by which DEC can fit service… Read more

NSW SCHOOLS NEED RESOURCES NOW

The New South Wales Secondary Principals’ Council (NSW SPC) calls upon all state and territory leaders to put the interests of children before politics and support vital reform of the school funding system. The Australian Education Bill 2012 is an important first step in ensuring all young people have access to a quality education. ”Schools,… Read more

NSW Education Alliance Threatens Community Revolt Over Cuts

An unprecedented coalition of education groups, representing parents, teachers and principals from all school systems in the state has warned the NSW Premier his Government faces a major electoral backlash if it goes ahead with plans to slash $1.7 billion from the education budget. Representatives from 12 groups, including the NSW Teachers Federation, principals groups… Read more

Education Bodies’ anger at cuts

Dear Mr O’Farrell, The organisations represented by the signatories to this letter vehemently oppose the funding cuts to education by the state government. Collectively we represent almost all the students, families and school staff in New South Wales. The government is responsible for developing our social capital and ensuring we remain internationally competitive. The NSW… Read more

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