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Trustee and Guardian: Role Description changes

Trustee and Guardian: Role Description changes

The PSA is aware that NSWTG have asked members for feedback in relation to changes to CSO grade 3-4 roles. The relevant documents can be found HERE and HERE. The PSA understands a number of members have sought an extension as the timeframe provided by NSWTG was only two days. The PSA will be contacting NSWTG about the issue and its lack of recognition with…

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Important PSA update: briefing for School Psychologists

Important PSA update: briefing for School Psychologists

As members would know, your union, the PSA, has been actively engaging with the DoE over the past six months to highlight the concerns of School Psychologist members. The PSA wrote to the DoE some time ago, raising both professional concerns from members and seeking to discuss your workplace conditions and entitlements. The DoE recently invited your union to a meeting to discuss some changes…

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Restructure in the Department of Education

Restructure in the Department of Education

The PSA has been advised that the Department of Education is undertaking a “realignment” to, in the words of Mark Scott, “deliver our strategic plan of improvement in every school and skills reform for a post-COVID economy”. The Association has written to the Secretary and asked to meet to discuss these plans and to establish consultation. We have asked for a draft Change Management Plan…

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Child Protection Helpline reflective practice guide: urgent member feedback needed

Child Protection Helpline reflective practice guide: urgent member feedback needed

The PSA is calling on all members at the Child Protection Helpline and Domestic Violence Line to provide feedback on the proposed Reflective Practice Guide. Your feedback will inform your union’s position and support ongoing discussions. Background In 2011, the Department decided to implement call recording at the Helpline in two phases: Phase 1: Implementation of call recording Phase 2: Design and implementation of call…

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Heritage Core tours extended

Heritage Core tours extended

The PSA has had another win – tours of the Heritage Core will continue until the end of 2020. This is a step in the right direction. This initial extension will allow more shifts for PSA members – shifts that will help to pay rent and put food on the table. PSA members can be proud of the part they played in continually pressuring the…

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