FASTstream – teachers receive one-to-one coaching and mentoring from current school leaders, whilst completing placements tailored to individual development needs.
Mid-Career Pilot Program – support for mid-career and high achieving professionals to enter the teaching profession in specific teaching areas, including science, mathematics, technology and applied studies.
Teach and Learn scholarships– scholarships to allow approved teachers the opportunity to retrain as a teacher in a high-demand subject area in rural and remote locations.
Teach.Rural scholarships – Supporting HSC students and university students looking to teach in rural and remote NSW public schools.
Students are empowered to fulfil their potential and ambition irrespective of their location.
Students will have a greater choice of subjects and learning opportunities.
Annex Art Mural in a Day program: professional contemporary street artists guide students in creating a school mural.
NSW State Seasonal Ensembles – students develop skills and understanding in their specific art form with the support of professional industry tutors.
Home – a partnership program that connects primary schools to local Aboriginal artists, community, language and culture. It culminates in an exhibition at a regional art gallery.
Local ensembles – including Western NSW Dance Ensemble, Hunter Singers, Hunter Wind Ensemble, New England, Western NSW and Riverina Dance Ensembles and Symphonia Jubilate Outback.
Speaking competitions – state wide debating and public speaking competitions. Student workshops and professional learning resources are also available.
State and local camps and workshops – including state music and drama camps, Western Rock Camp, Riverina Music Camp, Riverina Drama Camp, Bandlink Narrabri, South Coast small schools camp, and the West of the Divide camps and tour.
Surround Sound – a band competition for students from secondary schools in rural and remote areas who perform any style of contemporary music.
Representative sport pathway – providing increased opportunities for rural and remote students to progress from school to district/zone, association/region, state level and national and international competitions.
Support for senior students
Aurora College: HSC study days – online workshops where students can connect and revise with others from across the state. Subject experts and HSC markers also present exam advice and up to date information on course content.