About Education Week
Education Week is a statewide, annual event, held 5-10th August 2019, to celebrate NSW public education. The week communicates the achievements of public schools, their students and the value of public education.
2019 Education Week theme
The theme for 2019 Education Week is Every Student, Every Voice.
Resources to assist your school in planning its celebration will be available here from April 1.
Last year's theme
The theme for 2018 was Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world.
Education week 2018 promo video
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Education Week 2018 was held between 6 August at 10am – 11am via a simulcast from Parramatta Public School and Kiama Public School.
The theme for 2018 Education Week was: Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world.
It celebrated how NSW public schools are equipping young people with the skills and capabilities they need to thrive in a rapidly changing, globalised world.
By developing a growth mindset, our students will become lifelong-learners equipped with the resilience to embrace challenges, the aptitude to reach higher levels of achievement and the adaptability to master new skills.
By grounding education in real world learning opportunities, our students are acquiring the capabilities needed to tackle and solve complex issues in the 21st century.
Evolution of the classroom
By creating future-focused learning spaces that integrate advanced technology and promote connection and collaboration, the classroom is expanding beyond the traditional four walls.
By building strong relationships in our school communities, we are ensuring that every student is known, valued and cared for.
System-wide commitment to innovation and excellence
By placing our students at the centre of all our decision-making, we are continually striving for improvement and innovation so that young people in our care learn in a world-class education system.
The Game Changer Challenge
The Game Changer Challenge is a three-day design thinking sprint which takes place during Education Week and involves 16 teams from schools across NSW working with department educators and industry partners to solve a complex 21stCentury real-world problem.