Teachers from NSW's public and Catholic schools took 24-hour strike action over pay and conditions in Sydney's CBD.
“I am preparing students for a world that is in crisis. The children and the youth that we are teaching are our emerging leaders. They need and deserve better from our government," said Penfold, a primary school teacher.
Thousands of public school teachers within the NSW Teachers Federation (TFed) walked off the job this morning and gathered at Hyde Park Fountain before marching to NSW Parliament on Macquarie Street to protest stagnating wages and excessive workloads. It is the first strike taken by teachers in the public sector since 2011 and comes alongside…
Protestors demanded increased income support payments and vaccine, test and isolation leave for all workers.