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Aspiring Leaders Webinar Series

  Join us for an engaging series of webinar–based discussions around what makes leaders successful in the current educational climate. This four part series will offer you the chance to gain a deeper understanding of leadership style, obtain greater clarity on how you interact as a leader and reflect on how you may be perceived in your role. Respecting your time c...

Temporary update to K-10 curriculum requirements

 

K to 10 Flexibility

NESA have temporarily updated the NSW curriculum requirements for Kindergarten to Year 10 so that teachers have the flexibility to determine essential learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. This means that teachers do not need to cover all outcomes in the K to 10 syllabuses this year. Instead, schools can consider the suitability of curriculum outcomes f...

Education NSW – Advice to families

 

School operations in Term 2

What will Term 2 look like? Term 2 will begin as it finished in Term 1. The majority of NSW students will be learning from home. Schools will be open and operational for students that need to attend but where practical, parents are encouraged to keep their children at home. Teachers will plan the same learning for students at school and at home. ...

HSC Update

   

An overview of the NESA COVID-19 Committee’s latest decisions about the 2020 HSC.

Written exams HSC written exams will proceed this year, so it is vital that students continue to focus on their studies and preparation. Results will be released in mid-December as originally planned. The HSC Written exam timetable will be relea...

Taronga Zoo – Digital Programs and Online Resources

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Coronavirus information in Auslan

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Free HSC workshops for students

  The University of Wollongong Australia is running free HSC workshops for students. HSC Subject Support series - Free online exam preparation workshops for your key HSC subjects. https://www.uow.edu.au/study/events/hsc-support-series/

Don’t rob teachers of their professional agency with online learning

One digital technologies expert has a direct warning for policymakers and school leaders navigating the COVID-19 waters: lock teachers into certain ways of delivering online learning and you’ll squash their professional agency Dr Michael Phillips, a senior lecturer at Monash University and former school principal, told EducationHQ that now is not the time for strin...

NOBOOK – The Virtual Laboratory

  Due to Covid-19 schools are now looking to online platforms to support their teachers and students In light of this ...

PTC NSW introduces ‘Classin’ – a powerful tool to empower online learning

At last – a relatable virtual classroom ...

Due to the Covid-19 situation schools are now looking at online platforms to support their students. In light of this PTC NSW would like to take this ...

Excellent Links for Online Learning

AITSL has resources for teachers and parents – What works in online distance teaching and learning -  https://www.aitsl.edu.au/research/spotlight/what-works-in-online-distance-teaching-and-learning.

UNESCO has collated some great resour...

Online teaching copyright information

Are you preparing online resources for the students through a range of technology platforms?

The education statutory licence allows the digitisation of resources, and communication of digitised resources for online learning. A key requirement is that education institutions do not digitise entire publications that they can purchase. On...