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State Dance Festival

21 September 2015

Using dance to spread their messages of positive body image, resilience and overcoming adversity, more than 1500 public school students performed as part of the 2015 NSW Public Schools State Dance Festival.

Schools Spectacular 2015

1 September 2015

What started as a way of testing the acoustics of a new venue 32 years ago has developed into iconic cultural event.

Musical collaboration builds bridges

14 August 2015

More than 1000 school children from 106 public schools in Sydney and from five Chinese provinces will get the chance to revel in the musical aspects of each other's cultures when they join together in song and dance at the Sydney Opera House next week.

Premier's Reading Challenge 2015

The Premier's Reading Challenge (PRC) closes for students on Friday 21 August. Is your child eligible for a certificate? The PRC is available for all NSW students in Kindergarten to Year 9. It aims to encourage in students a love of reading for leisure and pleasure, and to enable them to experience quality literature.

Department changes name

1 July 2015

From today the Department of Education and Communities will now be known as the Department of Education following administrative changes to a number of NSW Government agencies that came into effect on 1 July.

National Trust honours heritage publication

26 May 2015

A team of department heritage officers and staff from the NSW Government Architects Office have been honoured at the National Trust Awards.

Schools embrace disability reform

7 May 2015

Education leaders from Australia and overseas meet in Sydney today to discuss how schools are complementing national disability reforms to ensure students with disability have the opportunity to reach their goals.

International students praised

5 March 2015

The academic excellence, leadership and service of international students who studied at NSW government schools last year has been praised at a ceremony to mark their achievements.

Community Languages Schools funding

2 March 2015

The state's community language schools network has been strengthened with the injection of an additional $400,000 in funding.


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The theme for Education Week 2015 was Celebrating Local Heroes, which acknowledged the important role that parents, carers, grandparents and community members play in supporting our dedicated teachers and school staff.


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