EDUCATION

Home Learning: Maintaining a Schedule

Madeleine Taplin As Sydney remains in lockdown, a number of things about our daily lives have changed. Most importantly, online learning is back, forcing kids out of the classroom and into home-study. It is well known that children tend to be sensitive to change. It...

Consent Education Matters

Madeleine Taplin If you have been paying attention to the news recently, you would be aware of the massive debates that have arisen over consent education, particularly the way in which this education is presented in schools. Following these debates, the government...

What Type of Learner Are You?

Matthew Wai Studying is not for everyone, well at least, not in every circumstance. Most of us don’t love to study, especially with subjects or theories that we do not want to interact with. The loss of motivation and energy is relatively common. We would therefore...

Celebrate Sydney Writers’ Festival Locally

Matthew Wai After a long halt from all the cancellations and delays from the previous year due to COVID-19, Sydney Writers’ Festival is excited to announce various events occurring in the coming days. Quite a few events as part of the 2021 program are being...

Premier’s Reading Challenge

Madeleine Taplin The 2021 Premier's Reading Challenge has just begun, with students from Kindergarten up to Year 9 encouraged to take part in the challenge, reading between 20-30 books for leisure. This year’s challenge is focusing on diversity and representation,...

Loreto Normanhurst Virtual Open Day

Join our Virtual Open Day – everything you need, in one place, to help make your choice. This year’s Open Day will be hosted virtually through our curated Open Day Microsite. The Open Day Microsite will bring families the rich offerings of our school through feature...

Childcare Gets a Funding Boost

More than $11 million in funding has been announced to help preschool and daycare centres improve their services. Preschool and daycare centres across the state will be able to improve their services, with more than $11 million in funding announced this week. The NSW...

GCS Gallery’s New Exhibit

The Grace Cossington Smith Gallery is set to present works by three Sydney based artists, Jan Handel, Melinda Marshman and Lisa Woolfe. The works created for this exhibition are a response to the practice of Shinrin-yoku or Forest Bathing. Originating in Japan in the...

Summer Skills Program

Young people, school-leavers and job seekers are encouraged to get involved in the NSW Government’s Skilling for Recovery program. The program offers coverage of a range of industry areas, with something to suit all. The courses are predominantly centric to industries...

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