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NATIONAL LITERACY and NUMERACY WEEK in NSW

Boy at the beach writing on sand with his finger

Ideas for parents:

Parents can find great ideas to help their children improve their literacy and numeracy skills in the Parent Support section.

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Small group of Students looking at texts

Literacy video — Language and literacy in the 21st century:

Professor Christie and Professor Simpson discuss the crucial role that literacy plays, social responsibility and writing development.

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Auburn West Public School building

A successful literacy idea — Auburn West Public School:

To celebrate National Literacy and Numeracy Week, Auburn West Public School has organised two author visits.

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Small group of students throwing dices

Numeracy video — Mathematical reasoning

In this video, Professor Kaye Stacey explores reasoning that establishes why mathematical results are true.

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Clarke Road Special School badge

A successful literacy idea — Clarke Road Special School, Hornsby:

Clarke Road School will be holding a Literacy Day where students, staff and community members are invited.

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Contacts

NSW Department of Education and Communities
Annette Gray Literacy Advisor
Yvonne Hughes Numeracy Advisor
1 Oxford Street, DARLINGHURST 2010
annette.gray@det.nsw.edu.au
yvonne.hughes@det.nsw.edu.au

Association of Independent Schools of NSW
Level 4, 99 York Street
SYDNEY NSW 2000
Phone (02) 9299 2845
Email troos@aisnsw.edu.au

Catholic Education Commission, NSW
Level 9, 133 Liverpool Street
SYDNEY NSW 2000
Phone (02) 9287 1560
Email rosalie.nott@cecnsw.catholic.edu.au

Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
GPO Box 9880
CANBERRA ACT 2601
Phone (02) 6240 8111
Website http://www.deewr.gov.au/


Parent Organisations

Council of Catholic School Parents
Phone (02) 9390 5339
Fax (02) 9390 5299
Email danielle.cronin@ccsp.catholic.edu.au

Federation of Parents and Citizens' Associations of NSW
Phone 1300 885 982
Fax (02) 9080 2364
Email mail@pandc.org.au

NSW Parents Council
Phone (02) 9955 8276
Fax (02) 9954 4429
Email office@parentscouncil.nsw.edu.au