Teachers in New South Wales have explained the reasons why they’re striking after marching on NSW Parliament demanding better wages and working conditions.
Dressed in red shirts emblazoned with the text ‘More than Thanks’, fired up teachers called on the government to offer them more than a three per cent pay rise on Thursday.
The NSW Teachers Federation is asking for a pay rise of between five and seven per cent to keep up with the cost of living.
Aussie teachers on Reddit and social media have cited work load as their main concern.
‘I earn $110K. My problem isn’t really how much I’m paid,’ one teacher wrote.
‘It’s the ridiculous amount of work that has nothing to directly do with teaching and learning. It’s the changes in policies that require teachers to support a wider array of…
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