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.


NSW Department of Education


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

Ages 5 to 12+


State Library NSW


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.



The School Magazine


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+


ABC Education


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

Ages 6 to 18




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




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


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


Project Firestorm


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

All ages


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


City of Canada Bay


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


Guardian for Children and Young People


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



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


Emergency Support Volunteering


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


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