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

Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill, today raised concerns about the Greater Sydney Commission’s plans for the inner west.

The Commission released its draft plans for Sydney earlier today, indicating rapid increases in density across the South, West and Inner West of Sydney, with few details on community infrastructure including schools and open spaces.

The plans are open for community feedback until March 2017. 

November 21, 2016

Education & TAFE

Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill, today condemned the decision of St Paul’s College not to participate in the University of Sydney cultural review being undertaken by Former Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick AO.

November 18, 2016

Education & TAFE

Maintaining the best standards in public education must be the number one priority of government.

September 23, 2016

Education & TAFE

Every student has the right to feel safe at school, irrespective of their race, religious beliefs, gender identity or sexuality. 

September 22, 2016

Education & TAFE

Every student has a right to feel safe at school - Irrespective of their race, religious beliefs, their gender identity or sexuality.

September 22, 2016

Education & TAFE

The Government is pumping density all through the inner west but there's no sign of planning for the community infrastructure we need.

September 07, 2016

Education & TAFE

I was proud to host some of Summer Hill's most outstanding Indigenous students this week and to announce Isaac Bamblett of De La Salle College Ashfield as the Summer Hill Aboriginal Student of the Year.

August 03, 2016

Education & TAFE

The impact of Baird’s cuts are being felt here in the inner west – we’ve already lost Petersham West St campus by stealth and residents are right to fear for the future of Enmore and other TAFE campuses across Sydney.

July 13, 2016

Education & TAFE

Petersham TAFE West Street campus is the latest victim of the Baird Government's ideological war on TAFE. Staff and students have been told the campus will close by the end of 2016. Some were told to pack their bags by the end of the week

June 22, 2016

Education & TAFE

Jo Haylen, the Member for Summer Hill, condemned the Baird Government’s continued attacks on TAFE in NSW, with confirmation in the NSW Budget this week that the West Street campus will close, enrolments have plummeted and thousands of TAFE teachers and support staff have been sacked. 

June 22, 2016