Engagement and opportunities

We strive to excel and invite the best ideas from everyone in and outside the department.

There are two ways to engage with the department in sponsorships and collaborations:

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Resilience Arts Program -Expressions of Interest for 2022

Expressions of interest are open until Monday 13 December.

The Department is interested in partnering with organisations in support of its Resilience Arts Program, an initiative by the NSW Minister for Education and Early Childhood Learning to support students from rural and remote NSW public schools impacted by drought, fire, floods and COVID-19.

Up to 170 students will travel to Sydney to experience an arts and wellbeing camp from 22-24 February 2022. Activities include attending a performance of Hamilton and engaging in workshops and experiences at the Maritime Museum, Art Gallery of NSW, Museum of Contemporary Art, NIDA and Word Travels.

Sponsorship packages are available for the following designation levels.

  • Major Sponsor
  • Associate Sponsor
  • Supporter

We can also work with you to tailor a sponsorship package that meets your organisation's objectives.

To receive further information on this opportunity or discuss the range of investment and benefit packages available, please contact Sandra Copeman on 0408 696 571 or by email at sandra.copeman@det.nsw.edu.au.

Please note, expressions of interest close at 6:00pm on Monday 13 December, 2021.

Expressions of Interest (EOI)

The department publishes Expressions of Interest to seek sponsorship and support for state-wide school education programs that add significant value to students' learning experiences, and to seek collaborations that meet the Premier's Priorities and our strategic objectives.

To receive notifications please visit tenders.nsw.gov.au and register as a supplier. You can then set up notifications for all sponsorship and partnership opportunities using the UNSPSC Sponsorship code: 80172200

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External organisations

We welcome ideas for collaboration that can help us achieve the Premier’s Priorities and our strategic objectives for example increasing the proportion of students in the top NAPLAN bands, increasing the number of Aboriginal students attaining year 12 and maintaining cultural identity.


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