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Links to sites of educational interest

Drug info @ your library
This unique website brings together the latest and most reliable information and statistics on drugs and alcohol, including related heath and social issues.
The online resource directly links to the PDHPE curriculum and offers students a short-cut to accessing relevant information for assessment work. The A-Z of drugs is a popular feature. The website is supported by a collection of hard copy drug and alcohol resources available in all NSW public libraries. This is an initiative of the State Library of NSW and Community Drug Strategies Branch, NSW Health.
Great Teaching, Inspired Learning
NSW Minister for Education Adrian Piccoli has launched a discussion paper to seek advice about what can be done to improve the quality of teaching in NSW schools. Find out more and have your say at NSW Public schools website
School A to Z; tools, tips and resources for parents
School A to Z
School A to Z offers practical help for parents of all school-aged children, on topics ranging from homework and study, to technology, wellbeing and health issues for students.
News at Board of Studies
Stay up-to-date with documents as they are published on the Board of Studies NSW website in more than 26 subjects or categories by subscribing to RSS news feeds from our News Page, or simply viewing and searching for documents in publication date order.
State Library of NSW Legal information access centre
The section 'HSC legal studies' provides access to Legal Studies Research Guides on all NSW legal studies syllabus topics. Rescources are specifically selected for students and teachers and include web resources, textbooks, and journal and newspaper articles. It also includes a legal studies New Watch blog which flags changes to the law, news about legal issues, and prominent court cases.
Online HSC resources from home
The State Library provides NSW teachers, parents and students free access to thousands of online resources and full text articles, relevant to all HSC subject areas, from the convenience of home. The resources includes: local and international newspapers, journals, magazines, rare books, and literary and film resources – many of which are not freely available online. To gain online access, simply register for a readers' card.
UniServe Science
UniServe Science
Funded by The University of Sydney through the Faculty of Science. The various sections of this website contain information about, and links to resources for a wide range of topics across the science disciplines suitable for staff teaching from kindergarten through to tertiary level.
Environment Portal - environment.gov.au
The Australian government environmental portal, including environmental educational information, kits, resources, brochures, fact sheets, reading lists for teachers, teachers notes and display materials.
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Australian Bureau of Statistics - Education Services
The Australian Bureau of Statistics - Education Services website includes free resources for teachers and students to actively assist schools in meeting statistical needs across the education curriculum. There are NSW curriculum based classroom activities for Years 7-10 in the areas of Mathematics, Commerce and Economics and Geography.
Fido - ASIC Financial Tips and Safety Checks - Teacher Resources
This ASIC (Australian Securities and Investments Commission) website includes direct references to topics in the NSW Years 7-10 Commerce syllabus, including links to pages throughout the ASIC websites that are relevant to specific topics and learning outcomes in the syllabus. Teachers and students may also download a 12-page PDF file of those syllabus links from this page.
A website for teachers of Stage 6 vocational education courses. Developed and managed by teachers for teachers, the site provides useful teaching resources and enables teachers to keep up to date with current industry practice.
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Racism No Way
The Racism. No Way! website is a national response to countering racism in Australian schools, managed by the Multicultural Programs Unit of the NSW Department of Education and Training. Resources and practical strategies for use by school communities are provided.
NSW Ombudsman
NSW Ombudsman
The NSW Ombudsman's website includes information on the history and role of the Ombudsman in the pursuit of justice, in relation to NSW government agencies and community services. It also has free fact sheets on complaint handling and investigation skills, as well as recent reports on public interest social issues. The information relates to Years 7-10 Commerce syllabus and HSC Legal Studies.
It's a Living Thing
It's a Living Thing
The NSW State government website for the environment that contains information on saving water, being energy smart, reducing waste and a broad range of sustainability information.
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