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  • What gives a head start?

    An $8 billion US program, Head Start, supports low income families and has shown good quality preschool attendance has significant benefits for individuals (and society) into adult life.

    07 Feb 2017
  • Same site, same pay!

    Late last year the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle held an Early Learning Summit at which the value of early learning to a child’s lifelong development was acknowledged.

    07 Feb 2017
  • Baby bingo

    07 Feb 2017
  • Save the date

    It's Education Support Staff Day on Wednesday 14 June, so get ready to celebrate.

    06 Feb 2017
  • Agreement preferred

    Stella Maris College Manly support and operational staff have signed a petition requesting a single enterprise agreement for their school.

    06 Feb 2017
  • Better status and pay

    In early November the Union made a claim with the Catholic employers for teachers and support staff in NSW and the ACT.

    06 Feb 2017
  • Catholic systemic schools: IEU pursues pay and conditions claim

    The NSW Government has agreed to a 2.5% pay rise from January in 2017, 2018 and 2019 for teachers in public schools and there is also an agreement in place in ACT public schools.

    01 Feb 2017
  • A Commonwealth for Peace' student essay competition

    The Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition is the worlds' oldest schools' international writing competition, every year attracting thousands of young people who express their views on contemporary Commonwealth themes.

    23 Jan 2017
  • Flawed accreditation system at mercy of employers

    NSW's accreditation system is flawed as long as employers have power over the accreditation of individuals.

    23 Jan 2017
  • Don’t let data stop students with disabilities from counting

    A recent Sydney Morning Herald story reported that inconsistencies with data collection could delay much needed funding reaching students with a disability.

    16 Jan 2017