EDUCATION

At-Home Learning – The Five Key Rules

Isabella Ross With the current COVID-19 situation affecting our children’s access to education, now it is more important than ever to maintain a productive and positive at-home learning environment. For parents who have the ability to work from home, they are now...

Why a New Language is Worthwhile

Nicholas Grant Learning a new language can either be a rewarding hobby or a daunting task. It is widely acknowledged that studying new vocabularies can have a range of beneficial effects, and in today’s increasingly interconnected world, the demand for language skills...

How to Cope During HSC

Isabella Ross HSC exams are scheduled to be held across NSW in over 750 exam centres staffed by over 7,500 supervisors and presiding officers this month. In the lead up to the first day of exams, students are encouraged to try their best, study and look for some...

Primary School: Free Dental Checks

Isabella Ross Now kids will not have the excuse to pass up the dentist! Mobile dentist clinics will be visiting primary schools across NSW in a bid to set students up with a lifetime of sound dental hygiene. The new initiative was announced last week by Premier Gladys...

School Holiday Fun

Tita Smith Make a Kite With the windy weather picking up, making a kite is the perfect craft activity for the autumn school holidays. Not only are they affordable and simple to make, once the kids have assembled and decorated them, they will have a new exciting toy to...

Marking the end of HSC 2018

Isabella Ross Earlier this week, HSC results were released to the 2018 cohort of NSW high school students, anxiously waiting to see whether their expectations and aspirations were met. To celebrate those who excelled by topping this year’s Higher School Certificate...

Career Spotlight: Media

Hannah Prasad This month Sydney Observer spoke exclusively to Jade Hodge, the Channel Manager for the New Zealand Territory for BBC Studios. She gave us an insight into her industry, what a typical day consists of, and how individuals looking to pursue a career in...

CAREER SPOTLIGHT: NURSING

Hannah Prasad and Isabella Ross To aid students in the challenging quest to discover which occupation they wish to pursue, Sydney Observer has founded a new feature within our Education section of the website– the Career Spotlight. We spoke exclusively with...

NEW GRACE COSSINGTON SMITH ART EXHIBITION

Marlene Even The Grace Cossington Smith Art Awards have officially been announced, along with the launch of their 2018 exhibition. The gallery holds a biennial award for art that responds to the concept of ‘making connections’. This year three winners were announced...

North Shore Poetry Project

Marlene Even A group of eclectic and gifted poets from the humble North Shore have launched their second ever anthology, The Intimacy of Strangers. The anthology includes the marvellous work of local poets such as David Malouf, John Carey, Eileen Chong and Benjamin...

Centenary of Remembrance Day

Marlene Even On 11 November 1918, on the 11 th hour, the guns fell silent and the four-year war was declared over. 100 years later we continuously commemorate with a minute of silence at 11 am in memory of those soldiers who died or suffered in WW1 and in all wars....

Inner-city Art At Abbotsleigh

Marlene Even An inner-city art studio is heading to the North Shore, as part of an ongoing collaboration between the two art communities. Abbotsleigh’s art gallery is proudly linking with contemporary inner-city art spaces, in their dual role to inspire the community...

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