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Education Week 2016

1 August 2016

Media release from NSW Premier Mike Baird on the official launch of Education Week 2016.

Statement on standards-based pay

11 July 2016

The NSW Teachers Federation assertion in recent media reports that women on maternity leave are disadvantaged by standards based pay is unfounded.

Best spectacular seats on sale

27 June 2016

Tickets have been release for Australia's most popular annual variety show.

Community quest for school name

22 June 2016

A renewed selective high school in Glenfield invites community to name the school.

426 schools join Spectacular

22 June 2016

A record number of schools listed to be part of the 2016 Schools Spectacular at its new home in Sydney Olympic Park.

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.


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As part of Education Week 2016 students and teachers share their experiences from Aurora College -- a virtual selective high school for rural and remote students.