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Regional NSW celebrates Education Week

Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW today announced that tor the first time in 63 years Education Week will this week be launched in Regional NSW.

Tamworth High School will host the launch, as schools across regional NSW showcase their successes to their local communities as part of the 2017 festivities.

Mr Barilaro said regional schools will open their doors to their local communities, sharing a typical day in the classroom.

"The NSW Government's is committed to providing quality teaching, supportive learning environments and building strong relationships with parents and local communities," Mr Barilaro said.

"These commitments are at the heart of I Learn, We Learn – the theme for 2017 Education Week," he said.

As a proud product of regional public education, Assistant Minister for Education Sarah Mitchell said NSW state public schools were at the heart of our regional communities.

"Schools are a place where young people, older people and local community members can meet with a shared vision to help our young people grow and learn," Mrs Mitchell said.

"I encourage parents, grandparents and community members to take the time to visit their local schools and see firsthand our future regional lawyers, teachers, nurses and farmers in action."

Education Week runs from July 31 to August 4.

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