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View the latest media releases from the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards NSW below. See all BOSTES NSW media releases.


Thursday 22 September 2016

NSW Government invests $340M in quality teaching

A $340 million investment in education by the NSW Government will help to ensure students have the essential literacy and numeracy skills they need to succeed at school and later in life.

NSW Premier Mike Baird said the new Literacy and Numeracy Strategy 2017-2020 will also deliver extra support to students from Kindergarten until they complete their HSC.

“The skills of reading, writing and numeracy are ...

Read full media release – NSW Government invests $340M in quality teaching


Wednesday 21 September 2016

BOSTES celebrates outstanding young writers at WriteOn

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Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards (BOSTES) President, Tom Alegounarias announced today the 2016 Gold award winners of the BOSTES annual youngest writer competition – WriteOn.

WriteOn is for NSW students in Years 1 to 6 and aims to encourage the ...

Read full media release – BOSTES celebrates outstanding young writers at WriteOn


Friday 09 September 2016

Record number of HSC students finish school next week

Data released by the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards (BOSTES) today shows a record 69,350 students will be hitting the books this month to study for their final HSC exams.

BOSTES President Tom Alegounarias is encouraging Year 12 students finishing school next week to stay focussed ahead of HSC exams starting on 13 October.

“Congratulations to our HSC students on completing 13 years ...

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Thursday 25 August 2016

WordeXpress published works of HSC English students

Mr Tom Alegounarias, President of the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards NSW (BOSTES) today launched WordeXpress – the annual BOSTES showcase of exemplary HSC English Extension 2 major works delivered in partnership with the State Library of NSW.

More than 1600 students studied English Extension 2 in the 2015 HSC and 18 have their works published in the WordeXpress’ Young ...

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