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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

NSWSPC, PPA, PSFP decry cuts to State Schools

The Honourable Barry O’Farrell, MP Premier NSW Minister for Western Sydney Dear Mr O’Farrell, We are writing on behalf of over 2200 Principals of State schools in New South Wales. As the presidents of the New South Wales Secondary Principals’ Council (SPC); Primary Principals’ Association (PPA) and Public Schools Principal Forum (PSPF) we wish to… Read more

Open letter to the Premier – cuts

The Honourable Barry O’Farrell  MP Premier NSW Minister for Western Sydney Dear Mr O’Farrell, I am writing on behalf of the New South Wales Secondary Principals’ Council (SPC) to express our strong opposition to the NSW State Government’s announced funding cuts to the essential service of education. The Gonski review clearly identified a need to… Read more

A Dark Day for Public Education in NSW

In responding to the proposed funding cut by the NSW Government, Lila Mularczyk, President of the NSW Secondary Principals’ Council (SPC) said that the provision of education to its young people is among the highest obligations any government has.  As such, she said: “it should also be among its highest priorities for budgetary allocation and… Read more

Savage cuts to NSW state education – a letter to the Premier

The Honourable Barry O’Farrell  MP Premier NSW Minister for Western Sydney Dear Mr O’Farrell, The New South Wales Secondary Principals’ Council (SPC) expresses our strong opposition to the NSW State Government’s announced funding cuts to the essential service of education. The Gonski review clearly identified a need to invest in education by $6.5 billion in… Read more

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