Education and Learning

See the educational links below and and learn through different activities that involve reading, writing, online courses, competitions, volunteering opportunities, surveys and more.

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NSW Department of Education

Government

Information on COVID-19. Find the answers to frequently asked questions about the department's response to COVID-19.

Ages 5 to 12+

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State Library NSW

Government

Learning at the Library. For families, teachers and those with an endless curiosity for life and learning.

All ages

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Learning packages for parents and carers

Learning packages developed by our teachers for parents and carers to use with their children.

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The School Magazine

Government

Bring the learning experience to life.
A subscription to The School Magazine includes printed magazines, access to digital content and our carefully curated Learning Resources. Some costs involved.

Ages 7 to 11+

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ABC Education

Government

ABC Education brings you thousands of free, curriculum-linked resources for Primary and Secondary students and teachers.

Ages 6 to 18

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Audible

Commercial

Audible Stories is a collection of over 650 full-length audiobooks and other titles that are free to stream. It’s a great, screen-free way to access exciting and educational content, and is one way to help entertain kids spending more time at home.

All ages

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TAFE NSW

Government

TAFE NSW, in conjunction with the NSW Government, is offering a number of fee-free* short courses that can be completed in just days or weeks, offering practical skills and experiences across a range of industries.

Ages 15+
*Eligibility criteria apply

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Australian Children's Television Foundation

Non-government organisation

Browse a range of content and lesson ideas for learning at home.

Ages 5 to 17

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Australian Children's Laureate Foundation

Non-government organisation

The New Australian Children's Laureate's focus for 2020-2021 will be read for your life! On their website, you will find resources, videos, images, events and library card initiatives.

Ages 5 to 11

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Project Firestorm

Government

Join forces with five elite Firestormers who'll explain your duties and help you out with ideas and information along the way.

All ages

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Red Room Poetry

Non-government organisation

Red Room Poetry Object is Australasia’s largest free poetry-writing competition for young people and their teachers. They are looking for poets and poems that voice the hidden histories of special objects and talismans.

Ages 0 to 18

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City of Canada Bay

Government

Welcome to the Canada Bay Connects Community Space. This page has been created to highlight the programs, services, and support on offer during the COVID-19 pandemic. See a range of activities.

All ages

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Guardian for Children and Young People

Government

Story time with Penny Wright. Join Guardian for Children and Young People, Penny Wright, as she reads her favourite book: “Hairy McLary from Donaldson’s Dairy”!

Ages 3 to 6

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Narragunnawali

Non-government organisation

Resources and guides that provide a platform for teachers and educators to consider how to effectively embed important ideas around reconciliation, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures and contributions, across the curriculum.

All ages

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Emergency Support Volunteering

Government

The NSW Government has partnered with the Centre for Volunteering to develop a new online volunteering platform, designed to link individuals willing to volunteer their time with charities, NGO’s and councils in need of support.

All ages

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Mission Australia

Non-government organisation

The Mission Australia Youth Survey is Australia’s largest online youth survey, providing a platform for young people aged 15 to 19 to ‘speak up’ about the issues that really concern them.

Ages 15 to 19