Education

Students go green to take out top prize

Students from Cambridge Park Public School have proved that going green doesn’t mean you can’t have fun after taking out a local recycling challenge. Using...

Driving towards their goals

Students from Glenmore Park High School are turning trash into cash as they hope to raise enough money for a mini bus. Collecting cans and...

Mounting problem in local schools

Enduring freezing cold conditions in winter and boiling heat in summer, hundreds of local students are attending classes in demountables that are more than...

Uni degrees could be “obsolete”

The future of university degrees has come under question after a new report revealed that almost half of degrees currently offered will become obsolete. The...

Architect appointed as new school at Jordan Springs becomes closer to reality

Concept designs for the new Jordan Springs Primary School have been released and an architect for the project has been appointed. The State Government has...

Contract awarded for Penrith Public School upgrade

Students and teachers at Penrith Public School will benefit from an upgrade that will provide new classrooms and improved facilities. The construction contract has been...

Tech brings kids together

While technology has both pros and cons, there is no doubt that one of its positives is the power it has to bring people...

Labor promises to air condition all Penrith schools

Opposition Leader Luke Foley has announced a Labor government would air condition some 600 schools as part of a $300 million investment. Mr Foley was...

Woolies gives back to the community through school program

Aussie schools and early learning centres are set to receive more than 300,000 vital education resources over the next few weeks, all thanks to...

Kids reach the Stars with new language program

Local kids can connect with a culture over 9,000km away through a playgroup that is delivered almost entirely in Chinese. Mandarin Stars, a language program...

Nursing degrees to go online as teaching evolution goes to new level

Western Sydney University (WSU), Australia’s number one university for nursing and midwifery, has launched its Bachelor of Nursing degree through WSU Online, in a...

Helping ease the back to school cost burden

The giving season doesn’t end at Christmas, with many struggling locals in need of a little bit of extra help this new year. Mama Lana’s...

Fresh approach to childcare in Emu Plains

An innovative childcare centre that incorporates the interests of primary students to allow them to explore their passions free from boredom is coming to...

Incredible family hasn’t missed a single day of school

Between the medical appointments, family holidays or just the bad luck of getting sick, there's so many factors throughout a school year that lead...

RSL gets behind program to build reading skills

Reading is one of the most important skills that a child will ever learn. Sadly, many young children struggle with learning difficulties and a lack...

Unusual uniform helps raise money for education

The guys and girls of Glenmore Park High School donned their best school dress to raise money for girls’ access to education. Last week, staff...

Teachers recognised for going above and beyond

More than 20 teachers from Penrith Public School have been nominated in this year’s OfficeMax ‘A Day Made Better’ teacher awards. The nationwide competition, which...

Call for second major university

With land in the city centre going unused, Councillor Aaron Duke believes that a second university for Penrith will see our region thrive. During Monday...

Students feel the power as they aim to win Solar Challenge

This year, the 22 member Solar Car team from Western Sydney University (WSU) is ready to win the biannual 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge. The...

Exclusive: Jordan Springs school construction to begin within two years

Construction on a new primary school at Jordan Springs will begin within two years, according to the NSW Education Minister. Rob Stokes joined Member for...