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Civics and Citizenship Curriculum Resources

  Parliament in picturesLooking for an eye-catching visual introduction to the key concepts of parliamentary education? The Parliament in pictures resource includes ten large posters and a classroom guide. It is a great way to teach par...

Learning Together: Education Week 2020 – Monday 3 to Friday 7 August

The theme Learning Together reflects an incredible year for NSW public school students, staff and parents, and the partnerships that have been strengthened in response.This Education Week, we embrace the whole NSW public education community, highlighting the achievements of local schools and the role of public schools as the cornerstone of their communities.Join us for #EdWeek20 as we ce...

A new school curriculum for NSW

The Premier of NSW has announced significant reforms, with a new school curriculum to be delivered over the next four years, including:

  • stronger foundations in literacy and numeracy with new English and Maths syllabuses for Kindergarten to Year 2 by 2022
  • more time for teaching es...

Years 1 to 6: WriteOn 2020 Competition closing soon

WriteOn is an annual writing competition open to all NSW primary students in Years 1 to 6, including home schooled students Writing for a purpose engages students in their learning and it is not too late to incorporate WriteOn into your Term 2 writing program.There are only two weeks until NESA's WriteOn 2020 competition closes. Submit entries by Friday 3 Jul...

Open Letter of appreciation to all teachers across all systems and sectors

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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 examsHSC 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/