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2017 HSC Results

As nearly 78 000 NSW Year 12 students received their HSC results, SPC President, Chris Presland, said this was an important time to celebrate the wonderful achievements of students and teachers: “According to data from the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA), ninety-six per cent of course results from this year scored in the top four… Read more

Rural and Remote Education Human Resources Strategy

The SPC welcomes the recent announcement by NSW Education Minister, Rob Stokes, outlining teacher incentives for rural and remote education. SPC President, Chris Presland, said the rural and remote education human resources strategy was a positive step towards closing the educational achievement divide between metropolitan and rural and remote schools: “The SPC and the NSW… Read more

NAPLAN Computer Marking

The decision by the Australian Curriculum and Reporting Authority (ACARA) to introduce computer- robots to mark the 2018 NAPLAN tests must not compromise the validity and authenticity of the data and testing process. As the NSW SPC President, Chris Presland, explains: “The SPC is not against online testing or computerised marking for multiple choice or… Read more

School Leadership Strategy

The NSW SPC welcomes the recent announcement made by NSW Education Minister Rob Stokes regarding the introduction of a School Leadership Strategy. The NSW SPC President, Chris Presland, said the strategy was an important recognition of the need to strengthen support and leadership opportunities for current and aspiring principals. “We are supportive of the overall… Read more

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