DE News 2018 T4 W03

Published on: Author: martindickens

Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of becoming.” – Goethe

DE School News

Distance Education in NSW is offered by the Department of Education for those students living in NSW who are isolated, whose circumstances prevent them from attending school on a regular basis or students who are unable to access an appropriate curriculum in their local school.

For information about each of the distance education schools please read their websites as follows:

Sydney Distance Education High School

Finigan School of Distance Education

NSW School of Languages

Dubbo School of Distance Education

Camden Haven High School

Southern Cross School of Distance Education

Sir Eric Woodward DE Support Unit

North East Public School of Distance Education

Bourke Walgett School of Distance Education

School of the Air

Sydney Distance Education Public School


DE Collegial Network News

Please contact Kym Knight at Bathurst State Office for informationn about the DE Collegial Networks. Kym can be contacted on 02 63340874.

Department of Education News

Let the department know what you think of MyPL

School Policy and Information Management (SPIM) is conducting a survey of MyPL. We’d like feedback on the functions of the system, the support structures and changes from MyPL@Edu to MyPL.

Visit to complete the survey. It only takes about 15 minutes to do on mobile devices or desktop computers. The survey closes on 18 November. Individuals can’t be identified from responses.

Please complete the survey now to help the ongoing development of MyPL.

For mote information please contact, Lisa Tonkin R/Evaluation Adviser | Learning and Business Systems on 02 9244 5252.

Twitterspheric professional learning

Twitter is a quick and easy tool for participating in and/ or building a Professional Learning Network. To learn more about using Twitter for professional learning, download the The Global Digital Citizen Foundation’s Twitter-Tastic Teacher’s Guide.  Below are some of Twitter feeds we hope you find worthwhile!  Why not tweet us about what other networks you would like us to highlight!

International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL)

Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership

International Society for Technology in Education


Universal design for Learning

Common Sense Education


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