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How Bass Hill public school principal Melissa Proctor turned her school around

2017-04-10T00:42:30+10:00

8 April 2017: By Pallavi Singhal, Sydney Morning Herald   As many as 10 brawls a week, children walking out of class whenever they felt like it and teachers refusing to set foot in certain [...]

How Bass Hill public school principal Melissa Proctor turned her school around2017-04-10T00:42:30+10:00

Pakistani refugee Amram Arif to study medicine after receiving Friends of Zainab scholarship

2017-03-21T06:01:06+11:00

30 January 2017: Pakistani refugee Amram Arif is en-route to Townsville to study medicine, after being receiving a life-changing scholarship. It’s a long way from his home in Bankstown, and even further from Punjab, Pakistan, [...]

Pakistani refugee Amram Arif to study medicine after receiving Friends of Zainab scholarship2017-03-21T06:01:06+11:00

HSC graduate given a helping hand from Sydney multimillionaires

2017-03-20T02:55:26+11:00

11 January 2017: Student life will be a little easier for Fatima Al Helfy, who has been given a hand up from Sydney multi-millionaires Susan and Isaac Wakil. The Birrong Girls High School HSC graduate, [...]

HSC graduate given a helping hand from Sydney multimillionaires2017-03-20T02:55:26+11:00

Susan and Isaac Wakil shift philanthropic focus to public education

2017-04-10T00:36:16+10:00

17 December 2016: Grace Corr has big plans. 'I want to be one of the first Indigenous CEOs,' the bubbly 18-year-old from Windsor Downs says. Having just finished her HSC, she is one step closer [...]

Susan and Isaac Wakil shift philanthropic focus to public education2017-04-10T00:36:16+10:00

Deborah Anscombe recognised for work with refugee students

2017-03-20T02:33:26+11:00

9 September 2017: Navigating a new school can be a struggle for any student, let alone one who can’t speak English. This is where Wagga High’s English as an additional language teacher Deborah Anscombe steps in.  For the [...]

Deborah Anscombe recognised for work with refugee students2017-03-20T02:33:26+11:00

Wagga High School student Alex Dennis to receive Minister’s Award

2017-03-21T05:41:10+11:00

6 September 2016: Having a go at everything has lead to one Wagga High student accepting a top prize. Alex Dennis has will receive the Minister’s Award for student achievement. She is among just 13 students [...]

Wagga High School student Alex Dennis to receive Minister’s Award2017-03-21T05:41:10+11:00

School principal enriched by visit to Harvard University

2017-03-21T05:45:21+11:00

3 September 2016: Clayton Reedie says school principals hold paradoxical roles: they are placed in schools to lead, but they should never forget that they are actually in a position of service, to their students, [...]

School principal enriched by visit to Harvard University2017-03-21T05:45:21+11:00
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