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 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

Education & TAFE

Premier Gladys Berejiklian has broken her promise to ensure her federal Liberal colleagues honour the so called Gonski funding agreement, costing schools in Strathfield and Summer Hill thousands of dollars in funding.

May 16, 2017

Education & TAFE

When it comes to public education, we must pull back the pendulum and restore the ability of all parents to make these decisions for themselves.

May 11, 2017