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

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

Education & TAFE

Jo Haylen, the Member for Summer Hill, has condemned the Government's decision to close Petersham TAFE West Street Campus and calls on the Government to retain the campus as a public education facility. 

June 21, 2016

Education & TAFE

“If the Government refuses to maintain West St as a TAFE campus, they should categorically keep the property in public hands.

June 14, 2016

Education & TAFE

Baird Government underspends education budget while inner west school maintenance backlog soars

June 08, 2016

Education & TAFE

Sexual assault anywhere, anytime and committed by anybody is an unforgivable act. The alarming incidence of sexual assault on university campuses must no longer be ignored. 

May 31, 2016

Education & TAFE

Jo Haylen, the Member for Summer Hill, gave a stinging speech in Parliament today condemning the Minister for Education’s failure to act on a 2014 request from St John’s College to reform its council following the near-death of a student in 2012.

May 31, 2016

Education & TAFE

A dangerous school crossing used by Marrickville West Public School children every day has prompted a renewed campaign for flashing lights. 

May 24, 2016