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2020 Semester 1 Professional Learning Event Calendar entries

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Proficient Level – PTC NSW Applications for Courses for Endorsement

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School Holiday Activities around Sydney in January 2020

Festival of Sydney SYDFEST 2020

This year’s festival offers an array of family friendly events including theatre, circus and free outdoor activities. Bran Nue Dae, stage production starring Ernie Dingo – Riverside Theatre from 16 January until 1 February Laser Bea...

New NESA leadership to guide education reforms

Special issue: Programme for International Student Assessment

School edition December 2019 Special issue: Programme for International Student Assessment The declining performance of Australian school students is in the spotlight again, following the release of 2018 PISA results this week. PISA assesses skills that will be increasingly important in the future, like the ability to transfer and appl...

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 aussiebirdcount.org.au 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...