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NSW Budget announced

21 June 2016

The NSW Government has handed down the 2016 - 17 Budget today announcing record education spending.

Queen's Birthday Honours

21 June 2016

The Acting Secretary, Peter Riordan, has congratulated recipients of the Queen's Birthday 2016 Honours List.

Severe weather - schools affected

6 June 2016

Some NSW public schools are non-operational due to severe weather.

Severe weather - early childhood services

6 June 2016

Early Childhood Education and Care has released information about services affected by severe weather.

New Secretary announced

2 June 2016

The Premier, Mike Baird, has announced Mark Scott as the Secretary of the Department of Education.

Annual Report 2015

27 May 2016

The 2015 Annual Report is now available.

Fairness and integrity at the core of NSW HSC

5 May 2016

The Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards NSW (BOSTES) has released 2015 data from programs supporting the fairness and integrity of the NSW HSC.

Supervising teachers awarded

6 April 2016

Ten public school teachers have been recognised for their contribution to teacher education at the UNSW School of Education awards evening.

Acting Secretary announced

4 April 2016

Peter Riordan, Deputy Secretary, Corporate Services, will be the Acting Secretary of the Department of Education from today.


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