An experienced local principal who lives in the area has been appointed to head the new lower north shore primary school, which opens next year.
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.
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
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.
The state’s community language schools network has been strengthened with the injection of an additional $400,000 in funding.
TAFE NSW initiatives are prominent in the latest round of StudyNSW Partner Projects aimed at improving international students’ experiences in NSW.
In view of the ongoing siege in the Sydney CBD, and the uncertainty surrounding security arrangements, all planned excursions to the Sydney CBD area are cancelled for Tuesday 16 December and until
4 December 2014 - Andrew Johnson, Acting Secretary General of the ChildFund Alliance, has been appointed as the first Advocate for Children and Young People in NSW.
4 December 2014 - A teacher whose grandfather served as a light horseman at Gallipoli and the great granddaughter of Alec Campbell, Australia’s last Anzac are among the 100 students and 28 teachers wh
The success of Anja Nissen, The Voice Australia 2014 winner, will be an inspiration to the thousands of public school students across NSW who are preparing for this year's Schools Spectacular.
The inaugural principal of the new government high school serving Sydney’s North Shore will be Kathy Melky, the current deputy principal of North Sydney Girls’ High School.
A record number of students - almost 300,000 from 1270 schools - have signed up for this year’s NSW Premier’s Sporting Challenge.
More than 100 Sydney schools participated in the 2014 Schools Remember Anzac Commemoration Service on Wednesday, 9 April.
Young people have been invited to say what attracts them to volunteering and what makes volunteering and unpaid work valuable to them.
A group of eight talented Aboriginal dancers will feature in several of Sydney’s major Australia Day events on Sunday, 26 January.
Students from public schools and TAFE NSW institutes have won the lion’s share of the 2013 HSC first-in-place awards.
The NSW Government has announced details of two key components of its Smart and Skilled reforms of the vocational education and training sector in the state.
The NSW Government has announced a detailed plan to improve student learning in rural and remote public schools across New South Wales and reduce the gap in educational achievement
28 October 2013 - NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell has presented top performing students who took part in the Premier’s Reading Challenge with medals and certificates of achievement.
25 October 2013 - World Teachers’ Day is an opportunity to show our appreciation to the thousands of great teachers in New South Wales schools who daily inspire a love of learning in their students.
A new initiative will see Aboriginal students in Campbelltown and Tamworth receive personalised and practical support to stay in school and prepare for a successful transition to
An education setting has been established in Newcastle to support self-motivated secondary school students.
The NSW Government has allocated a record $13.95 billion for education, training and early childhood education in the 2013-14 Budget.
How do high schools share with the broader community the incredible array of programs they run for their students?
Endeavour Sports High School has won the NSW final of the inaugural State of Debate All Schools Challenge, a National Rugby League Museum initiative designed to engage students from NSW and Queensland in debating themes of sport, ethics and wellbeing.
One of the advantages for Aboriginal students who take HSC Aboriginal studies is they can use the opportunity to get to know their family and their culture better.
1 May 2013 An ingenious use of technology connects teachers in regular virtual ‘blow-in’ sessions on the recorder.
When teacher Lisa Roth asked her principal to read the draft of a book her class had begun producing on the lives of migrants to Australia she suggested she have a box of tissues on hand.
The hard work of 36 principals, teachers and students has been rewarded with the announcement of the Public Education Foundation's scholarship recipients for 2013.
Like many people who walk through the city and see people sleeping on the streets, the department’s Director-General Michele Bruniges wonders why as a society we can’t do more to help the homeless.
A major reform to support Aboriginal students has been launched by Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Victor Dominello.
Many of the NSW public schools which returned to class this week will be enjoying the additional support of a team of 50 Instructional Leaders.
29 July 2014 The second phase of a $32 million program to install flashing lights at all school zones by the end of next year has been launched by the NSW Premier Mike Baird and Roads Minister Duncan
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 that shines a spotlight on the talents of NSW public school