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  • Urgent petition: Public sector pay cut announced

    In shock news, the current NSW Government has announced a pay cut for all public sectors workers in our state.

    29 May 2020
  • COAG Universal Funding review

    A call to guarantee five years of Commonwealth funding for guaranteed access to preschool is overdue recognition of the critical role Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) has in providing equity of opportunity for all children to get the best start to their education.

    27 May 2020
  • Confirmed coronavirus cases in Sydney schools

    The media yesterday reported two Sydney school closures, Waverley and Moriah Colleges, due to confirmed coronavirus cases amongst the student cohort. Instances like these will only increase as students increasingly make their way back into classrooms, and regular school operations resume.

    27 May 2020
  • Bargaining update for Model B and Model C Catholic independent schools

    The union met with the Catholic Commission for Employment Relations (CCER) on Thursday 21 May to discuss new enterprise agreements for teachers and support staff in approximately 30 Catholic independent schools covered by Model B and Model C Enterprise Agreements.

    26 May 2020
  • National Sorry Day and Reconciliation Week begins

    Today is National Sorry Day, held on 26 May each year, and is an important reminder to acknowledge and recognise members of the Stolen Generation. National Reconciliation Week starts this Wednesday, 27 May.

    26 May 2020
  • Emergency Town Hall meeting on Childcare in Australia

    You are invited to an emergency Town Hall meeting on the future of childcare and early learning.

    25 May 2020
  • Extension granted for Experienced Teacher accreditation

    As a result of COVID-19 disruptions, ISTAA has extended the submission date for Band 2 - 3 portfolios.

    25 May 2020
  • The Front Project

    Two major pieces of work have recently been released by The Front Project as part of a renewed focus on supporting the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector through COVID-19.

    25 May 2020
  • Don't snap back

    The Prime Minister has indicated that the government intends to end fee-free childcare and go back to the old subsidy system on 28 June.

    25 May 2020
  • Universal Access Partnership review

    A call to guarantee five years of Commonwealth funding for guaranteed access to preschool is overdue recognition of the critical role Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) has in providing equity of opportunity for all children to get the best start to their education.

    25 May 2020