News and Events


FairGo - 19th March 2020

The Fair Go research program in the School of Education focuses on pedagogical practices in schools within low-SES communities.

In 2020, the Fair Go research program will mark its 20th anniversary and during the year the School will be holding a series of events to mark this significant milestone. Among this program of events, the School of Education and the Whitlam Institute will be jointly sponsoring the Fair Go lecture series in which significant Australian educators present their perspectives on the general topic of Education and Equity. These lectures will each then be followed by a panel discussion with the speaker and two of the teachers from the Fair Go program.

The first presentation in the lecture series will be on March 19.

For more information, please visit the Fair Go event page.

EdFest 26th February 2020

EdFest is Western Sydney University’s annual teaching careers expo. This event is one of our most popular Careers fairs and attracts a large number of students, it also forms a part of the compulsory graduate education course commencement program.

Edfest provides students with the opportunity to explore career start information and network with a wide range of employer and teaching sourcing agencies, including the Department of Education, Catholic Education office, Independent Schools, as well as local and international education agencies.

EdFest covers Early Childhood, Primary, Secondary, Special Education and International teaching opportunities.

For more information, please visit the EdFest event page.