[DWJ] Giant Under the Snow

Judith Ridge Judith.Ridge at det.nsw.edu.au
Thu Aug 31 20:30:16 EDT 2006

On 1/9/06 9:53 AM, "Sally Odgers" <sodgers at iinet.net.au> wrote:

> Sallyo - (just done my Literacy Week Bit in two high schools and a primary.
> One school arranged it privately with me - and paid for my three days. The
> other two schools were arranged by the Ed Dept... and payeth not. It's odd,
> but I don't mind TALKING without pay so much, but find myself furiously
> resenting the cost of the petrol! (earlier this month I did a five day
> stint - again arranged from On High, and again paying no petrol money... or
> GST. I figured out that I spent close to 10 hours driving that week.

That's bloody outrageous, Sally! What is the Dep of Ed thinking? Do they
think casual teachers ought to work for nothing? Your fellow authors in my
office are utterly outraged on your behalf.



Judith Ridge
Assistant Editor (Acting)
The School Magazine
Celebrating 90 Years‹1916-2006
Curriculum K-12 Directorate
NSW Department of Education and Training


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