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Impression of new Alexandria Park Community School

More new classrooms, preschool places and teachers in $17.3 billion education budget

NSW Budget 2018 features historic firsts for education, including record funding to expand the number of new and upgraded schools, unprecedented investment to air condition more classrooms and universal pre-school for three year olds. Above: Artist impression of the new Alexandria Park Community School. Credit: Design | TKD Architects, Visualisation | Narrative. Treasurer Dominic Perrottet, Education Minister Rob Stokes and Early Childhood Minister Sarah Mitchell outlined a range of new initiatives funded by the $17.3 billion education... Read more

The successful team of students

Gamechanger Challenge finalists announced

The 16 teams selected to compete in the inaugural Game Changer Challenge in Education Week have been announced. Superfast scooters to transport students between classes, time travel excursions to key moments in history, sustainable schools that are self-sufficient in power, water and food and real-time brain scans to track student learning and wellbeing. These are just some of the futuristic visions that helped propel 16 NSW school teams into the finals of the Game Changer Challenge which will be held in Sydney during Education Week from... Read more

MayReturn to top
Are you the Game Changer we're looking for?

Education Week will be a game changer

Excursions to the moon, teleporting between classes, face recognition roll call or a school without bell times or walls – the school of the future is only limited by your imagination. That is the message from the organisers of an exciting new challenge being launched today in the lead up to Education Week 2018. The inaugural Game Changer Challenge will showcase the theme of this year's Education Week, Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world, which highlights how NSW public schools are equipping young people with the skills and capabilities... Read more

AprilReturn to top
Healthy Harold Presenting The School Award

Healthy Harold Recognises Penshurst West PS

Penshurst West Public School has been recognised for its commitment to Healthy Harold Values. Healthy Harold presented the certificate to the Principal, Ross Angus and thanked the School for its commitment and engagement with the program over the last 13 years. Mark Coure, MP Oatley was also present acknowledging the significance of this milestone.... Read more

MarchReturn to top
Promotion of PWPS' Social Media change

PWPS has gone SOCIAL!

PWPS has gone SOCIAL! PWPS wants to engage our lively parents and eager community like never before, we want to talk to you and listen to you, but most importantly share with you everything that goes on at our amazing school. Is your child enrolled in PWPS? Want to get exclusive updates, news, photos and information? Join our support Groups dedicated to you! Complete and submit this form and we'll add you to your Group! https://goo.gl/forms/AZ8AiQdUwuZEjA6J2 Visit & Like Penshurst West Public School Facebook Page to receive school news and... Read more

FebruaryReturn to top
Theme: Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world

EdWeek 2018 - theme and dates announced

This year's Education Week will be held from Monday 6 August to Friday 10 August 2018 (Term 3, Week 3). The theme for Education Week is ‘Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world'. This theme communicates how NSW public schools are equipping young people with the skills and capabilities they need to thrive in a rapidly changing, globalised world. Video: Mark Scott announces theme for EdWeek 2018 You tube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULMFWr7_OzU... Read more