Looking for education key developments and issues over particular years?
For overviews and summary statistics of what was going on in the Education Department at the time refer to the annual reports held in the Archives Collection.
For reports for the years post 1976 refer to the copies held within the NSW Parliamentary Papers series in the Library's Journals Collection.
Looking for what was told to or said amongst teachers at the time?
The following old education journals/gazettes are held in the Archives Collection. Some titles date back to the early 1900s. For access to these contact the Archivist:
Looking for historical pay rates or award conditions in specific professions?
If you can't find an award online then try the UOW Library's hardcopy holdings of:
The State Library of NSW also has a useful NSW Industrial Awards research guide for finding old NSW awards
Looking for changes in education syllabus over the years?
Schooling Australia Project - curriculum history of English teaching, teacher education and public schooling from Federation to World War II. Includes fulltext primary source documents
Syllabus and support material - links to more recent information from the Education Faculty Librarian's guide
Curriculum material in the Doris Chadwick archival collection (UOW Archives D233) - contact the Archivist for more details
Try browsing the shelves in the bound Journals Collection (Level 2) between S 370 - S 379. This is where many older education journals are held.
To display lists of other journal titles in the Library Classic Catalogue click on the following Subject phrase searches: