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July 2017
THE ROMY WATERLOW TRAINING FELLOWSHIP TRUST SCHOLARSHIP for 2017   View Summary
21 July 2017
THE ROMY WATERLOW TRAINING FELLOWSHIP TRUST SCHOLARSHIP for 2017The Romy Waterlow Training Fellowship Trust was established in 1998 to provide scholarships to enable counsellors to undertake education and training programs at the University of Sydney, or other relevant organisations.
June 2017
$5000 master's degree start-up scholarships for semester 2   View Summary
13 June 2017
Postgraduate ScholarshipsApply now for our new start-up scholarships worth $5000 on offer for eligible domestic applicants planning to commence their postgraduate coursework master's degree in Semester 2, 2017.
Advance your thinking and your career: Semester 2 postgraduate CSPs available now   View Summary
6 June 2017
S2 2017 CSPsApply now to begin your postgraduate studies in Semester 2 and to be considered for a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP).
May 2017
How can schools be relevant in the 21st century?   View Summary
22 May 2017
Transforming SchoolsJoin us for this special panel discussion about transforming schools.
Learning from Country: Celebrating author Nadia Wheatley and artist Ken Searle   View Summary
15 May 2017
Ken Searle paintingA new exhibition hosted by the Sydney School of Education and Social and Work and Fisher Library is showcasing artwork from a series of multi-award-winning books produced by Nadia Wheatley and Ken Searle.
Do not miss the deadline for our Maths and Physics MTeach scholarships   View Summary
10 May 2017
Do not miss the deadline for our Maths and Physics MTeach scholarshipsIf you are a continuing student enrolled in the Master of Teaching, consider putting your application in for our exclusive Maths and Physics scholarships.
Postdoctoral Scholars underline their commitment to human rights and social justice   View Summary
1 May 2017
Postdoctoral Scholars underline their commitment to human rights and social justiceMary Ethel Ewing Postdoctoral Research Fellows, Suzanne Egan and Fernando Serrano-Amaya represent the next generation of research experts in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work, exploring innovative solutions to real-world problems.
April 2017
Australia's "most famous maths teacher" recognised for inspiring a generation of learners   View Summary
26 April 2017
Australia's "most famous maths teacher" recognised for inspiring a generation of learnersDescribed by the Sydney Morning Herald as "arguably the country's most famous maths teacher", Eddie Woo is a self-made ambassador for mathematics.
Alumni TeachMeet 2017   View Summary
24 April 2017
Alumni TeachMeet 2017Some of the University of Sydney's brightest teaching graduates recently returned to campus and gave TEDx-style talks about the classroom to over 120 students and recent graduates as part of the 2017 Alumni TeachMeet.
Leadership honour for Adjunct Professor Muriel Bamblett   View Summary
18 April 2017
Muriel Bamblett and Shane HoustonAdjunct Professor Muriel Bamblett AM has been awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters in Social Work (honoris causa) for her leadership in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander welfare and affairs.
Apply now for our Scholarships in Education and Social Work    View Summary
11 April 2017
Scholarships in Education and Social WorkApplications are closing soon for some of our scholarships available across our Education and Social Work degree programs.
Education Research Scholarships available for future leaders   View Summary
11 April 2017
Education Research Scholarships available for future leadersIf you're an Education student, think about submitting an application for one of these outstanding scholarships.
March 2017
Selective schools' long and tangled history with race and class   View Summary
30 March 2017
Student sitting testSelective high schools in Australia are both popular and controversial, but to properly understand them you have to go back to the beginning, write Associate Professor Helen Proctor and Dr Arathi Sriprakash.
Celebrating 20 years of a ground-breaking contribution to Australian teacher education   View Summary
29 March 2017
Celebrating 20 years of a ground-breaking contribution to Australian teacher educationRepresenting a significant innovation for initial teacher education in this country, the Sydney School of Education and Social Work recently hailed the 20-year anniversary of its innovative, Master of Teaching (MTeach).
Uni 2 Beyond   View Summary
22 March 2017
Uni 2 Beyonduni 2 beyond, an award-winning initiative of the Centre for Disability Studies, currently seeks undergraduate and postgraduate students from all disciplines to join its mentoring program.
Apply now for the 2017 Master of Teaching Scholarships - Sydney School of Education and Social Work   View Summary
15 March 2017
2017 Master of Teaching ScholarshipsDevelop the confidence, knowledge and skills to become a successful teacher at any level and apply for the 2017 Master of Teaching Scholarships, in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney.
Five weeks in Umea - USyd on tour    View Summary
14 March 2017
UmeaThis summer I exchanged 40 degree heat with five weeks of study in Umea, where it averaged -10 degrees and where I had one of the most valuable experiences of my life.
Honour for education innovator Professor Denise Bradley   View Summary
10 March 2017
Professor Denise BradleyFor her distinguished service to higher education Emeritus Professor Denise Bradley AC has received an honorary doctorate (honoris causa) from the University of Sydney.
Forget the 3Rs: modern schools need to embrace the 4Cs   View Summary
9 March 2017
Teacher and students on computersCreativity, critical reflection, collaboration and communication will be vital in a future where half of all jobs may be displaced by technology, writes Professor Michael Anderson in the Sydney Morning Herald.
Our subjects excel in QS Subject Rankings   View Summary
8 March 2017
QS Subject RankingsQS Subject Rankings rate education, archaeology, and English language and literature in global top 20.
Expand your degree through electives in Education and Social Work   View Summary
3 March 2017
Expand your degree through electives in Education and Social WorkBroaden your studies and enrol in electives offered through the Sydney School of Education and Social Work.
February 2017
Vale Professor Tony Vinson AM   View Summary
23 February 2017
Tony VinsonLecturer, author, social-justice campaigner, government adviser reformer and researcher Professor Tony Vinson died on February 17.
What you need to know about the new HSC English curriculum   View Summary
23 February 2017
HSC English curriculumWhat will a changed HSC English curriculum mean for teachers and students? Associate Professor Jackie Manuel explains.
Educational engagement in mathematics    View Summary
21 February 2017
Educational engagement in mathematics Student engagement in mathematics is much more than just ensuring students complete the work and are on task, according to Professor Janette Bobis.
Alumni receive Australia Day Honours   View Summary
3 February 2017
Australia Day HonoursCongratulations to all members of the University of Sydney School of Education and Social Work community who have been recognised in the 2017 Australia Day Honours List.
Master of Teaching 20th Year Celebratory Cocktail Party   View Summary
1 February 2017
Celebrate 20 years of the MTeachOn behalf of the Head of School and Dean of the Sydney School of Education and Social Work, Professor Diane Mayer, it is our privilege to invite you to "Save the Date" for our celebratory cocktail party to honour the 20th Anniversary of the University of Sydney's first year of its ground breaking Master of Teaching degree.
January 2017
2017 International Virtual Fair   View Summary
23 January 2017
2017 International Virtual FairGet ready to join us in 2017 and take part in our dedicated online International Virtual Fair on 24 January 2017 from 5pm onwards.
Aboriginal teens call University of Sydney home for a week   View Summary
17 January 2017
Wingara Mura-Bunga Barrabugu Summer ProgramAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander high school students from across the country will reside at the University's Camperdown campus this week to take part in a series of academic and cultural events, make friends and experience uni life.