Making Sense of Autism


A one-day conference suitable for teachers, teacher a...

NSW students give up language study in Year 6

'Lost opportunity' as NSW students give up language study in Year 6 ..... a leading educational researcher says that despite high-levels of enrolment in optional language courses in students' early years, the proportion of HSC students taking on...

The Calyx Exhibition Centre – Royal Botanical Gardens, Sydney

Dinnertime Doom - The Plants Bite Back! Explore the world of carnivorous plants to find out how they lure and digest their prey. Create your own mini-bog terrarium with living carnivorous plants to take home. School holidays activities, daily from 2 -13 October 2018 . Further information

Visit the Ian Potter Children’s WILD PLAY Garden

Where? Centennial Park, entry to the Wild Play garden is from Grand Drive When?  The Wild Play garden is open from 10am to 5pm daily Earlier this year, NSW finally secured its first ever dedicated Children’s garden with the opening of the incredible Ian Potter Children's WILD PLAY Garden.  This new space is purpose built to engage the five senses and reconnect kids with nature. It’s ...

State Library NSW – Launches the new Fairfax Learning Centre

According to State Librarian, Dr John Vallance: “Education is at the heart of the Library’s purpose, and in our current developments we are making new opportunities for children and young people a priority.” “Now, thanks to the imaginative generosity of Mr John B Fairfax AO, we’ll be able to provide even greater support for schools and communities as they explore the riches of their g...

Harding Miller Education Foundation Class of 2022 scholarship applications are now open!

Do you know a year 8 girl who would benefit from a scholarship?


75 NEW Harding Miller Education Foundation scholarships available in 2019

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Professional Learning Events for Teachers Terms 3 & 4 2018

The PTC NSW Professional Learning Calendar is now available, please click on the link provided below. The calendar is a comprehensive directory of the our member associations' professional learning events to be held during Terms 3 and 4. PTC NSW PL Calendar Semester 2 2018   ...

Accreditation beyond Proficient – HALT

Recently, PTC NSW held its first on-line member consultation session via Zoom to discuss changes to the NESA Highly Accomplished and Lead Teacher Policy changes. A very informed discussion was held with 11 participants from member associations. A copy of the feedback consultation has been sent to Mr Paul Martin at NESA. Due to the success of this form of on-line engagement for consultation, P...

Issue 1 of the APTA News in Brief for 2018

This newsletter provides an insight into the valuable work of professional teaching associations throughout Australia. The Australian Professional Teachers' Association (APTA) aims to provide leadership that supports and advances professional teaching associations, by being a voice for, and raising the profile of, the profession by building an informed and supportive network for collaborative a...

AITSL develop a free online Self-Assessment Tools for teachers and school leaders

Want to improve your teaching?

The Self-Assessment Tool enables you to: • Review your practice for free • Get results aligned to professional standards • Identify skills to boost your career • Access practical resources To start using SAT go to: