World Teachers’ Day – Celebration of Excellence

Media Release

PROFESSIONAL TEACHERS’ COUNCIL NEW SOUTH WALES CONTACT: David Browne   (02) 9716 0378 25 October 2019 Celebration of Excellence  Friday 25 October 2019 is World Teachers’ Day and the Professional Teachers’ Council New South Wales (PTC NSW) joins the media in the recognition and celebration of our...

Fenner Lecture 2019: Professor Michelle Simmons

The Fenner Lecture is a chance for youngsters to learn about science.

Each year Andrew Leigh MP hosts a free public lecture to showcase some of the ground-breaking work being done by brilliant Australian minds. This year, he is delighted to announce that the lecture will be given by Professor Michelle Simmons, quantum pioneer and Australian of the Year in 2018 Don...

The 2019 Aussie Backyard Bird Count – Make every bird count

Celebrate National Bird Week, 21-27 October by taking part in the biggest citizen science project.

Join people across the nation, heading out into their backyards, local parks or favourite open spaces to take part in the Aussie Backyard Bird Count conducted by Birdlife Australia Follow their Backyard Blog f...

APTA News in Brief

Australian Professional Teachers’ Association  September 2019 News in Brief available for download now. APTA News in Brief Download here

Australian Red Cross – Free First Aid app

An essential tool for home, school and the workplace, the easy to use Red Cross Australia First Aid app is a free comprehensive pocket guide to common medical emergencies, giving you access to the most up to date First Aid information anytime, anywhere via your mobile device.

PTC President’s E-Newsletter for Term 3 2019

Keep up to date with the latest PTC events in the President' Term 3 E-Newsletter

Tech Girls are Super Heroes

A free event celebrating the 2019 Search for the Next Tech Girl Superhero Competition

Saturday 7 September 12pm – 3pm at the University of Technology Sydney, Broadway Ultimo Enjoy hands-on tech activities and the chance to meet...


HIDDEN Rookwood is a FREE public event running from sunrise to sunset Saturday 7 September until Monday 7 October 2019 HIDDEN is an outdoor sculpture exhibiti...

Sydney Observatory – Monthly Sky Guides and Star Maps

Learn about the southern night sky with the observatory’s monthly podcast, sky guide and star map. The Sydney Observatory offers monthly n...

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2019

Powerhouse Museum, Ultimo until Sunday 20 October 2019

The Nature Photographer of the Year exhibition showcases the 2019 entrants to the  competition, a stunning collection of breathtaking photographs celebrating the natural heritage of the bioregions of Australia and New Zealand, the Antarctic and New Guinea. This year the annual Read more

When is World Teachers’ Day 2019?

Most countries around the world celebrate World Teachers’ Day on October 5, however, because this date usually falls during the Australian school holidays, ...

PTC NSW Professional Learning Calendar Semester 2, 2019

As part of PTC NSW membership, associations have an excellent opportunity to showcase their PL events by advertising to all schools in NSW, as well as a wider audience via the PTC NSW Professional Learning Calendar. Associations are invited to submit their upcoming events or activities to the PTC NSW secretariat. The information is compiled into a comprehensive Professional Learning Calendar ac...