Jo is a proud product of public education and believes kids should have a quality education, irrespective of their postcode. Jo is standing up to the Liberals on TAFE cuts, over-crowing in our schools and the appalling maintenance backlog in public education.

Education & TAFE

The NSW Labor Opposition has pledged to work with all stakeholders to address the recommendations of the Australian Human Rights Commission’s Change the Course: National Report on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment at Australian Universities.

 

August 01, 2017

Education & TAFE

The fury the P&C Federation is expressing over primary students being forced to waste their precious school hours is absolutely justified. The NSW Special Religious Education regime is an anachronistic mess. It is 2017 and we cannot afford to be profligate with the precious time our children have to learn. 

July 25, 2017

Education & TAFE

Jo Haylen MP, Member for Summer Hill, has expressed outrage that the West Street Petersham TAFE site has been left virtually empty following delays from the Department of Education in moving Open High School to the site. 

June 28, 2017

Education & TAFE

The Budget ignores key community infrastructure in the inner west, with only one local school receiving badly-needed classrooms and little support for residents on housing affordability, transport, or child-care. 

June 20, 2017

Education & TAFE

Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill, today welcomed the Minister for Education’s acknowledgement of the toxic culture at residential university colleges and that the Government would review the Acts that govern them. 

June 03, 2017

Education & TAFE

For almost 10 years, Ms Ruth Bradfield Ling, principal of Marrickville West Public School, has been fighting alongside parents, students and neighbouring residents for a second set of flashing lights outside the school on Beauchamp Street, Marrickville. 

June 01, 2017

Education & TAFE

Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill, is calling on the Minister for Education, Rob Stokes, to add his voice to those calling for an end to the misogynistic culture of St Paul’s College and immediately move to review and update the governing Acts of all residential colleges to meet community expectations in 2017.

May 31, 2017

Education & TAFE

Students on our university and TAFE campuses are fighting to guarantee an educational experience that is equitable, accessible and safe for all. They are fighting back against university funding cuts and the imposition of trimesters that squeeze them for money while reducing the quality of their education. They are fighting the threat of $100,000 degrees, fed up with politicians who went to university for free repeatedly jacking up their fees. 

May 30, 2017

Education & TAFE

The State Members for Summer Hill, Jo Haylen MP, today welcomed news that flashing lights would be installed at the dangerous crossing at Beauchamp Street, Marrickville. 

May 22, 2017

Education & TAFE

Representatives from all three levels of Government joined today to acknowledge National Walk Safely to School Day and to highlight the ongoing safety issues around pedestrian safety at our local schools. 

May 19, 2017