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Extended library hours are just what the doctor ordered for local HSC students.

HSC help program: top marks for extended library hours

Studying for the 2016 Higher School Certificate has been made a little easier with extended library hours. From late September to late October, Narellan Library’s operating hours are extended on Sundays and Thursdays to provide local HSC students with further opportunities for preparation and study. The extended opening times will provide students with an additional… Read more »

STEM Challenge at ST Patrick's College on October 20

STEM Challenge: St Patrick’s College leading by example

The jobs of the future will be in science, technology, engineering and mathematics – STEM for short. But girls and students from disadvantaged backgrounds are missing out because of a low uptake of STEM subjects at school. Now a Campbelltown school wants to do something about closing the STEM gap in the Macarthur region. St… Read more »

TAFE

Girls to get a crack at trades usually done by the boys

Up to 60 female TAFE students will get the chance to enter traditionally male trades such as bricklaying and metal engineering. It comes courtesy of a funding grant  to South Western Sydney Institute – TAFE NSW. The Member for Menai, Melanie Gibbons, says the $25,000 grant was awarded under the NSW Government’s Investing in Women… Read more »

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