General education links

Introduction

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School Term Dates

OrganisationWeb address
Australian Governmentinfo.australia.gov.au/about-australia/special-dates-and-events/school-term-dates

Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA)

OrganisationWeb address
Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA)www.acara.edu.au
The Australian Curriculumwww.australiancurriculum.edu.au
My Schoolmyschool.edu.au
National Assessment Program – (NAP)www.nap.edu.au

Government Education

OrganisationWeb address
Department of Education, Skills and Employmentwww.education.gov.au
ACT Education Directoratewww.education.act.gov.au
NSW Department of Educationeducation.nsw.gov.au
Department of Education – (NT)education.nt.gov.au
Department of Education – (QLD)education.qld.gov.au
Department for Education – (SA)www.education.sa.gov.au
Department of Education – (TAS)www.education.tas.gov.au
Department of Education and Training – (VIC)www.education.vic.gov.au
Department of Education – (WA)www.education.wa.edu.au

Non-Government Education

OrganisationWeb address
Australian Association of Christian Schools – (AACS)www.aacs.net.au
Lutheran Education Australiawww.lutheran.edu.au

Independent Schools

OrganisationWeb address
Independent Schools Australia – (ISA)isa.edu.au
Independent Schools Victoriais.vic.edu.au
Association of Independent Schools of NSW – (AISNSW)www.aisnsw.edu.au
Independent Schools Queenslandwww.isq.qld.edu.au
Association of Independent Schools of South Australia – (AISSA)www.ais.sa.edu.au
Association of Independent Schools of the ACT – (AISACT)ais.act.edu.au
Independent Schools Tasmaniawww.independentschools.tas.edu.au
Association of Independent Schools of Western Australia – (AISWA)www.ais.wa.edu.au
Association of Independent Schools NT – (AISNT)www.aisnt.asn.au

Catholic Schools

OrganisationWeb address
Catholic Schools NSWwww.csnsw.catholic.edu.au
Catholic Education Commission of Victoriawww.cecv.catholic.edu.au
Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra & Goulburncg.catholic.edu.au
Catholic Education Tasmaniawww.catholic.tas.edu.au
Catholic Education Western Australiawww.cewa.edu.au
Catholic Education South Australiawww.cesa.catholic.edu.au
Catholic Secondary Schools Association (CSSA) NSW/ACTwww.cssa.com.au
Catholic Education Northern Territorywww.ceont.catholic.edu.au
Queensland Catholic Education Commissionqcec.catholic.edu.au

Home Schooling

OrganisationWeb address
Home Education Associationwww.hea.edu.au
Australian Christian Home Schoolingwww.achs.edu.au

Education Websites

Free, education resources websitesWeb address
ABC Educationeducation.abc.net.au
Anzac Daywww.forteachersforstudents.com.au/site/themed-curriculum/anzac-day

anzacportal.dva.gov.au/research-education/schools
Australia Dayaustraliaday.org.au/get-involved/school/
Beyond Money – earning > saving > spending – primary education programeducation.beyondbank.com.au
Book Weekcbca.org.au/cbca-book-week
Bullying. NO WAY!bullyingnoway.gov.au
Clean Up Australia Daywww.cleanup.org.au/resources
eSafetywww.esafety.gov.au/educators
Harmony Weekwww.forteachersforstudents.com.au/site/themed-curriculum/harmony-day

www.harmony.gov.au/get-involved/schools
International Day of People with Disabilitywww.idpwd.com.au/resources
KESAB environmental solutions – education micrositeswww.kesab.asn.au/schools/education-microsites
MoneySmart Teachingmoneysmart.gov.au/teaching-resources
NAIDOC Weekwww.naidoc.org.au/resources/teaching-guides
National Science Weekwww.scienceweek.net.au/diy-science
Olympic Gameswww.forteachersforstudents.com.au/site/themed-curriculum/olympic-paralympic-games/

olympics.com.au/resources/articles/educator-resources
Remembrance Daywww.forteachersforstudents.com.au/site/themed-curriculum/remembrance-day

www.shrine.org.au/remembrance-day-2020
Royal Life Saving Society – Australiawww.royallifesaving.com.au
R U OK? Daywww.ruok.org.au/education
Schools Tree Daytreeday.planetark.org/get-involved/schools
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Gameswww.olympic.org/tokyo-2020
Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Gamestokyo2020.org/en/
World Kindnesswww.randomactsofkindness.org/for-educators

For Your Calendar – Events

EventWeb address
Anzac Day – Aprilwww.forteachersforstudents.com.au/site/themed-curriculum/anzac-day

anzacportal.dva.gov.au
Australia Day – Januarywww.australiaday.org.au
Book Week – Augustcbca.org.au/cbca-book-week
Christmas – Decemberwww.forteachersforstudents.com.au/site/themed-curriculum/christmas
Clean Up Australia Daywww.cleanupaustraliaday.org.au
Commonwealth Games – Birmingham 2022www.commonwealthgames.com.au
Easter – April 2021www.forteachersforstudents.com.au/site/themed-curriculum/easter
Fathers Day – Septemberwww.forteachersforstudents.com.au/site/themed-curriculum/fathers-day
Harmony Day – Marchwww.forteachersforstudents.com.au/site/themed-curriculum/harmony-day

www.harmony.gov.au
International Day of People with Disability – Decemberwww.idpwd.com.au/about
Invictus Games – May 2021invictusgamesfoundation.org/games/the-hague-2020
Library Lovers’ Day – Februarywww.alia.org.au/libraryloversday
Mothers Day – Maywww.forteachersforstudents.com.au/site/themed-curriculum/mothers-day
NAIDOC Week – Novembernaidoc.org.au
National Children’s Week – Octoberchildrensweek.org.au
National Day of Action against Bullying and Violencewww.bullyingnoway.gov.au/preventing-bullying/national-day-of-action-against-bullying-and-violence
National Families Week – Maynfw.org.au
National Flag Day – Septemberanfa-national.org.au
National Kidsafe Day – Octoberwww.kidsafe.com.au/national-kidsafe-day
National Reconciliation Week – Mayreconciliation.org.au/national-reconciliation-week
National Recycling Week – Novemberplanetark.org/campaigns/nrw.cfm
National Ride to School Day – Marchwww.bicyclenetwork.com.au/rides-and-events/ride2school/ride2school-day
National Science Week – Augustwww.scienceweek.net.au
National Walk safely to School Day – Septemberwww.walk.com.au/WSTSD
National Water Week – Octoberawa.asn.au/nationalwaterweek
National Wattle Day – Septemberwattleday.asn.au
R U OK? Day – Septemberruok.org.au
Remembrance Day – Novemberwww.forteachersforstudents.com.au/site/themed-curriculum/remembrance-day

www.shrine.org.au/remembrance-day-2020
Roald Dahl Day – Septemberroalddahl.com/home/teachers
Schools Tree Day – Julytreeday.planetark.org
St Patricks Day – Marchwww.stpatricksday.com.au
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games (now July 2021)www.forteachersforstudents.com.au/site/themed-curriculum/olympic-paralympic-games/

www.olympic.org/tokyo-2020
Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games – (now July 2021)www.forteachersforstudents.com.au/site/themed-curriculum/olympic-paralympic-games/

tokyo2020.org/en
United Nations – 2021 International Year:
  • of Peace and Trust
  • of Creative Economy for the Sustainable Development
  • of Fruits and Vegetables
  • for the Elimination of Child Labour
www.un.org/en/sections/observances/international-years/index.html
Winter Olympic Games – Beijing 2022www.olympic.org/beijing-2022
World Hearing Day – Marchwww.hearingawarenessweek.org.au
World Kindness Daywww.randomactsofkindness.org/world-kindness-day
World Mental Health Day – October1010.org.au
World Teachers Day – Octoberwww.aitsl.edu.au/world-teachers-day

Teaching Associations

English and Literacy

OrganisationWeb address
Australian Association for the Teaching of English – (AATE)www.aate.org.au
Australian Literacy Educators’ Association – (ALEA)www.alea.edu.au
English Teachers Association NSW – (ETA)www.englishteacher.com.au
Primary English Teaching Association Australia – (PETAA)www.petaa.edu.au

Geography

OrganisationWeb address
Australian Geography Teachers Association – (AGTA)www.agta.asn.au

Health and Physical Education

OrganisationWeb address
Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation – (ACHPER)www.achper.org.au

History

OrganisationWeb address
History Teachers’ Association of Australia – (HTAA)www.historyteacher.org.au

Mathematics

OrganisationWeb address
The Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers – (AAMT)www.aamt.edu.au

Science

OrganisationWeb address
Australian Science Teachers Association – (ASTA)asta.edu.au

Others

OrganisationWeb address
Australian Association for the Education of the Gifted and Talented – (AAEGT)www.aaegt.net.au
Australian Association of Special Education – (AASE)aase.edu.au
Australian Library and Information Association – (ALIA)www.alia.org.au
Australian Teacher Education Association – (ATEA)atea.edu.au
Adolescent Successadolescentsuccess.org.au