Sarah Mitchell

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Sarah Mitchell said : "A lot of our high school students are fully vaccinated, and so we think we can relax things a bit further in those settings," External link

9news Thursday, December 9, 2021 6:39:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The cohorting thing is a challenge for our music classes but the reason we're doing that is to minimise the disruption when we do have a positive case," External link

9news Thursday, December 9, 2021 6:39:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "A bit more common sense coming into our school communities when it comes to music," External link

9news Thursday, December 9, 2021 6:39:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "I am incredibly happy to see them so triumphantly reach the finish line," "The resilience, focus and adaptability they have shown will serve them well in the next chapter of their life" External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, December 3, 2021 10:30:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “I am incredibly happy to see them so triumphantly reach the finish line,” External link

theherald-au Friday, December 3, 2021 2:38:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “I am incredibly happy to see them so triumphantly reach the finish line,” External link

theage Thursday, December 2, 2021 9:15:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Using RAHT, our pilot has shown that tests are effective in reducing the amount of time close contacts spend learning from home, with 38 students able to return to the classroom after seven days, instead of the standard 14 for unvaccinated close contacts," External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, November 22, 2021 4:58:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Using RAHT, our pilot has shown that tests are effective in reducing the amount of time close contacts spend learning from home, with 38 students able to return to the classroom after seven days, instead of the standard 14 for unvaccinated close contacts," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, November 22, 2021 3:47:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The NSW Government is delivering hundreds of schools across the state through its historic $15 billion school building pipeline since 2017," External link

9news Friday, November 19, 2021 11:19:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Using RAHT, our pilot at Albury North Public School has shown that tests are effective in reducing the amount of time close contacts spend learning from home," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, November 18, 2021 7:07:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "I think this is just a game changer when it comes to how we get those basics right when it comes to our littlest learners," External link

abc-au Sunday, November 14, 2021 11:16:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We're working through every other year group and every other subject area," "We've started with English and mathematics in the early years because we recognise those skills as the foundation for all other learning. We'll continue our work to deliver the entire updated curriculum by 2024" External link

abc-au Sunday, November 14, 2021 11:16:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “I understand it could be frustrating, but I think what would be more frustrating is finding yourself knocked out for a week or two of your exams because you’re not wearing a mask,” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, November 9, 2021 6:29:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “HSC students, with the support of their teachers and families, have displayed incredible resilience and perseverance over the past 18 months,” “I thank them all for adapting to the myriad of challenges and disruptions and wish all of them the best of luck for their exams” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, November 9, 2021 6:29:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “It is the best way we can protect our students and staff,” “The rapid antigen testing certainly plays a role … but it is not a replacement for vaccination” External link

theepochtimes Monday, November 8, 2021 11:57:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “The principal will be contacted and we will go through that process to see whether they are vaccinated and just haven’t shared that yet, or if they have chosen not to get vaccinated,” “At the end of the day if people have chosen not to get vaccinated, they will need to be choosing another job” External link

brisbanetimes Monday, November 8, 2021 10:16:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “Having things like assemblies again, some day excursions, and also some music lessons return is really important,” “It is nice to start to see us get back to normal. There are still a few things we need to work through, but by and large we’re seeing a return to pre-COVID, still in a safe and sensible way” External link

brisbanetimes Monday, November 8, 2021 10:16:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “Students have experienced an incredibly disrupted school year; in line with the relaxation of community settings, we are aligning some school activities to provide them with as much normality as possible,” External link

abc-au Wednesday, November 3, 2021 1:23:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Students have experienced an incredibly disrupted school year; in line with the relaxation of community settings, we are aligning some school activities to provide them with as much normality as possible," External link

9news Wednesday, November 3, 2021 1:22:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Students have experienced an incredibly disrupted school year; in line with the relaxation of community settings, we are aligning some school activities to provide them with as much normality as possible," External link

9news Tuesday, November 2, 2021 11:44:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “Students have experienced an incredibly disrupted school year; in line with the relaxation of community settings, we are aligning some school activities to provide them with as much normality as possible,” External link

abc-au Tuesday, November 2, 2021 11:00:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “Starting down a trajectory of suspension, very clearly there’s a lot of international evidence … about what that means for life outcomes and for a range of measures,” “Which is why we want to have this new strategy in place to support our students and staff” External link

theage Tuesday, November 2, 2021 8:06:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "This is about living with a virus and getting back to normal life while ensuring the community is confident in their safety on school sites," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, October 29, 2021 6:47:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "This is about living with a virus and getting back to normal life while ensuring the community is confident in their safety on school sites," External link

illawarramercury Friday, October 29, 2021 4:50:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "This is about living with a virus and getting back to normal life while ensuring the community is confident in their safety on school sites," External link

bordermail Friday, October 29, 2021 4:14:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "This is about living with a virus and getting back to normal life while ensuring the community is confident in their safety on school sites," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, October 29, 2021 2:15:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “This is about living with a virus and getting back to normal life while ensuring the community is confident in their safety on school sites,” External link

theepochtimes Friday, October 29, 2021 2:00:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “This is about living with a virus and getting back to normal life while ensuring the community is confident in their safety on school sites,” “Our best line of defence against this pandemic remains vaccinations and until all students are eligible for one we must continue using measures like [rapid antigen tests] to keep schools safe” External link

theherald-au Friday, October 29, 2021 12:17:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "This is about living with a virus and getting back to normal life while ensuring the community is confident in their safety on school sites," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, October 28, 2021 11:50:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “This is about living with a virus and getting back to normal life while ensuring the community is confident in their safety on school sites,” “Our best line of defence against this pandemic remains vaccinations and until all students are eligible for one we must continue using measures like [rapid antigen tests] to keep schools safe” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, October 28, 2021 4:49:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “This is about living with a virus and getting back to normal life while ensuring the community is confident in their safety on school sites,” “Our best line of defence against this pandemic remains vaccinations and until all students are eligible for one we must continue using measures like [rapid antigen tests] to keep schools safe” External link

smh Thursday, October 28, 2021 4:02:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It does depend on the vaccination status of people in the classroom," "We don't want to see a whole family taken out, particularly if families are vaccinated. That doesn't make sense" External link

abc-au Monday, October 25, 2021 6:11:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The department has worked very closely with those principals directly to source the casual staff that they need to ensure that schools will be able to operate," External link

abc-au Sunday, October 24, 2021 10:59:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “Principals and teachers I have spoken with over the last few months have been unanimous in their support for the program in meeting their individual school and student needs,” “Our additional investment for 2022 will continue the focus on literacy and numeracy and enable us to strengthen the provision of online tuition, ensuring greater accessibility to meet student need” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, October 19, 2021 11:17:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We want to make sure that we help those students to catch up in the key areas of literacy and numeracy," External link

abc-au Monday, October 18, 2021 2:57:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We want to make sure that we help those students to catch up in the key areas of literacy and numeracy," External link

abc-au Monday, October 18, 2021 2:40:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "A one size fits all approach to boosting the teaching profession ignores the complexity of the modern workforce and the varied requirements of people aspiring to become teachers and of those already in our classrooms," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, October 15, 2021 2:05:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The research shows that if we can do that, and do that well, we see amazing improvements when it comes to education outcomes," "Schools are doing a fantastic job with these sorts of programs, engaging them and inspiring them to what they can achieve" External link

abc-au Wednesday, October 13, 2021 10:10:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell told : “We’ve just brought that final group forward a week,” External link

theherald-au Friday, October 8, 2021 3:28:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "As I have said many times, we know that the best learning environment for our children is in the classroom with their teachers and with their friends," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, October 7, 2021 9:51:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We've got encouraging numbers already of our staff who are vaccinated and those numbers will go up as that data collection continues in the coming day," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, October 7, 2021 9:51:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "As I have said many times, we know that the best learning environment for our children is in the classroom with their teachers and with their friends," External link

bordermail Thursday, October 7, 2021 7:09:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We've got encouraging numbers already of our staff who are vaccinated and those numbers will go up as that data collection continues in the coming day," External link

bordermail Thursday, October 7, 2021 7:09:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We've got encouraging numbers already of our staff who are vaccinated and those numbers will go up as that data collection continues in the coming day," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, October 7, 2021 3:39:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “It’s fantastic that we will meet vaccination targets in NSW earlier than originally anticipated,” “This has allowed us to shift the plan forward for all schools across impacted areas” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, September 30, 2021 12:29:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “I know there remain some concerns in the community around a return to school, but students, staff and parents should feel confident that this approach allows enough time to make schools as COVIDSafe as possible,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, September 30, 2021 12:29:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "I know there remain some concerns in the community around a return to school, but students, staff and parents should feel confident that this approach allows enough time to make schools as COVID safe as possible," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, September 30, 2021 11:34:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “We’ve also gone out to tender, to look at opportunities around ventilation and air purifier in any school spaces where we know we’re going to need extra ventilation,” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 30, 2021 10:13:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It's fantastic that we will meet vaccination targets in NSW earlier than originally anticipated. This has allowed us to shift the plan forward for all schools across impacted areas," External link

bordermail Thursday, September 30, 2021 5:44:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It's fantastic that we will meet vaccination targets in NSW earlier than originally anticipated. This has allowed us to shift the plan forward for all schools across impacted areas," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, September 30, 2021 5:25:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “Since 2019, we have delivered 108 new and upgraded schools, and this trend continues thanks to this year’s school infrastructure budget of $2.1 billion including funding to deliver 30 priority planning projects and additional funding to deliver 14 new projects, growing the pipeline to deliver 215 new and upgraded schools,” “This investment takes our historic school building program to new heights with $7.9 billion being spent over the next four years on top of the $7 billion already invested since 2017” External link

theage Tuesday, June 22, 2021 9:13:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “This is a $150 million investment in the future, as we know the first 2000 days of a child’s life are crucial and those who experience the benefits of early childhood education grow up to lead happier, healthier and more productive lives,” External link

theage Sunday, June 20, 2021 3:13:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “The reality is that the traditional school day, like the 9 to 5 workday, is a 20th century concept which may not always be relevant for schools in the 21st century,” “This project is an opportunity to identify measures which remove pressure from parents and carers and improve the educational outcomes for students by being flexible with school hours, and then see how they might be scaled to similar schools” External link

theherald-au Thursday, June 17, 2021 11:02:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “This process included surveying parents and carers which has provided us with a better understanding of the work requirements of families and how schools can support them and our students’ educational outcomes,” External link

theherald-au Thursday, June 17, 2021 11:02:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “The reality is that the traditional school day, like the 9 to 5 workday, is a 20th century concept which may not always be relevant for schools in the 21st century,” “This project is an opportunity to identify measures which remove pressure from parents and carers and improve the educational outcomes for students by being flexible with school hours, and then see how they might be scaled to similar schools” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, June 17, 2021 10:08:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “This process included surveying parents and carers which has provided us with a better understanding of the work requirements of families and how schools can support them and our students’ educational outcomes,” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, June 17, 2021 10:08:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The best and brightest from other professions must be encouraged to become teachers, and right now there are too many barriers to entry. We are tearing down these unnecessary barriers to entry," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, June 15, 2021 11:26:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The government will engage in discussions with universities around how an Initial Teacher Education (ITE) degree can be made more bespoke for each mid-career entrant - 'frontending' the qualification depending on where the candidate's skills are lacking so that the candidate can get teaching sooner - with the remainder of the qualification being 'backended' - and completed whilst the candidate is employed at a school," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, June 15, 2021 11:26:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The past year has been an incredibly trying time for the students and staff at Wee Waa High School," External link

abc-au Thursday, June 3, 2021 7:06:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We are hoping to have the students in the new school by the end of next year," External link

abc-au Thursday, June 3, 2021 7:06:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "This government has made very clear its intentions to work with the community to combat sexual violence," "Schools play an important role, side by side with parents, to instil the values in our students and children on what is acceptable behaviour and how to foster respectful relationships" External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, May 30, 2021 2:18:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "That's why we've made a commitment to review that legislation and look at what changes we need to make, just to ensure that the safety of students and staff comes first," "In the interim, we will be putting a ban in our government schools on carrying any form of knife to school, even for genuine religious purposes" External link

abc-au Tuesday, May 18, 2021 3:23:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Students who have been a part of the pilot course are more engaged in maths by up to 11 percentage points, which is a huge success and will help set them up for the future," "We've seen increased engagement, particularly from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, students in rural and remote areas and students studying vocational education and training courses" External link

illawarramercury Monday, May 17, 2021 4:23:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Mathematics is so important, and this campaign encourages everyone from students to parents and carers to engage with mathematics," External link

illawarramercury Monday, May 17, 2021 4:23:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “Is it collaborative practice [between staff]?” External link

smh Sunday, May 16, 2021 9:43:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The HSC is a logistical behemoth, it includes scheduling 18 days of HSC exams involving around 76,000 students, 129 exams and more than 775 exam centres," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, April 30, 2021 6:51:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "As Minister for Education and a Gunnedah resident I feel very strongly about keeping country schools open and making life as easy as possible for regional families," "Once all responses are returned, we will be in a better position to make a decision as to whether or not it is viable to reopen the school" External link

bordermail Thursday, April 29, 2021 8:28:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "I think it's a missed opportunity about an issue that is really important...They want it to be explicit...I don't really see the benefit of a milkshake or a taco metaphor," External link

9news Tuesday, April 20, 2021 9:30:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “I think everyone from schools, current teachers, universities and the union have a role to play in this regard,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, April 20, 2021 6:56:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “The Parental Rights Bill is not a government bill. As with any bill from a private member, the NSW government will respond after careful deliberation to ensure all relevant legislation and protections are considered” External link

theherald-au Saturday, April 17, 2021 11:37:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell says : “That’s a small change. But it was actually really important for what I needed to do to help manage that work-life balance, to be a mum and to be an MP,” “Like any workplace, if you have a gender imbalance, then obviously there’s going to be subtle differences. If you have more men, then you are going to have a bit more of a blokey environment, because that’s just the virtue of numbers” External link

watoday Saturday, April 17, 2021 10:31:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “The Parental Rights Bill is not a government bill. As with any bill from a private member, the NSW government will respond after careful deliberation to ensure all relevant legislation and protections are considered” External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, April 17, 2021 7:54:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “The Parental Rights Bill is not a government bill. As with any bill from a private member, the NSW government will respond after careful deliberation to ensure all relevant legislation and protections are considered” External link

theage Saturday, April 17, 2021 5:26:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The Nanga Mai Awards display the NSW Government's ongoing dedication to celebrating Aboriginal students, their achievements and their cultural identity," External link

illawarramercury Saturday, April 3, 2021 8:26:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The Department of Education has been in collaboration with Hunter New England Health in planning a health monitoring study," External link

abc-au Thursday, April 1, 2021 3:41:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The Department of Education has been in collaboration with Hunter New England Health in planning a health monitoring study," External link

abc-au Thursday, April 1, 2021 1:10:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "I was in Wagga Wagga last week with the Hon. Wes Fang and the local member, Dr Joe McGirr, to discuss the behaviour strategy with a number of interested representatives-P&C associations, the police, the local Aboriginal community, the PCYC and officers from a number of organisations," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, March 18, 2021 4:34:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We currently support local parents holding playgroup style events using local school facilities," "This option is available under a Community Use of Schools agreement" External link

sunraysiadaily Saturday, March 13, 2021 11:09:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "For many of our schools, they need these upgrades, they're ones that have been needed by the local school community," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, March 9, 2021 11:25:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "If they're getting suspended for a long period of time early on in their school career, it really does set them down a trajectory we really don't want to see," "So it's about how do we better support our students" External link

abc-au Monday, March 8, 2021 1:19:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “Most of us don’t do brilliantly with the unknown,” External link

nbcnews Sunday, March 7, 2021 1:17:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “We are grateful to parents, teachers and principals who have worked tirelessly to keep school communities safe during the pandemic and ensure students continue to receive a high-quality education,” External link

smh Saturday, March 6, 2021 6:55:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Schools will continue to operate in a COVID-safe way with less restrictions in place. Hand sanitiser and enhanced cleaning will remain in place in all schools," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, March 5, 2021 5:05:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We are grateful to parents, teachers and principals who have worked tirelessly to keep school communities safe during the pandemic and ensure students continue to receive a high-quality education," External link

bordermail Friday, March 5, 2021 4:08:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Schools will continue to operate in a COVID-safe way with less restrictions in place. Hand sanitiser and enhanced cleaning will remain in place in all schools," External link

portstephensexaminer Friday, March 5, 2021 3:56:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We are grateful to parents, teachers and principals who have worked tirelessly to keep school communities safe during the pandemic and ensure students continue to receive a high-quality education," "Schools will continue to operate in a COVID-safe way with less restrictions in place. Hand sanitiser and enhanced cleaning will remain in place in all schools" External link

9news Friday, March 5, 2021 3:27:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We are grateful to parents, teachers and principals who have worked tirelessly to keep school communities safe during the pandemic and ensure students continue to receive a high-quality education," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, March 5, 2021 3:25:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We are grateful to parents, teachers and principals who have worked tirelessly to keep school communities safe during the pandemic and ensure students continue to receive a high-quality education," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, March 5, 2021 2:57:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “In some sense we are ahead of the curve,” External link

theherald-au Wednesday, March 3, 2021 6:10:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “In some sense we are ahead of the curve,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 3, 2021 5:39:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “I’m really open to keeping them in place,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 3, 2021 1:36:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “I’m really open to keeping them in place,” External link

theherald-au Tuesday, March 2, 2021 1:20:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “I’m really open to keeping them in place,” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 2, 2021 11:05:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “I’m really open to keeping them in place,” External link

smh Tuesday, March 2, 2021 10:04:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “I do think that there’s certainly an educational argument, but also an economic argument, to say should teachers be considered a little earlier than the rest of the general public,” “Every time we have had a positive case there is a disruption ... Schools need to close for a day or two, numbers of students then need to self-isolate – as do staff – if they’ve been a close contact” External link

theage Wednesday, February 24, 2021 9:03:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “I do think that there’s certainly an educational argument, but also an economic argument, to say should teachers be considered a little earlier than the rest of the general public,” “Every time we have had a positive case there is a disruption ... Schools need to close for a day or two, numbers of students then need to self-isolate – as do staff – if they’ve been a close contact” External link

smh Wednesday, February 24, 2021 8:07:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "These are exciting areas for young people to be studying and puts them in the best place to find a job in dynamic industries," "Students with a keen interest in future-focused courses will be able to link up with others, no matter where they go to school across NSW" External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, February 16, 2021 6:19:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “While we will be retaining a year and stage-based syllabus, by streamlining and decluttering we will give teachers far more bandwidth and flexibility to teach students at various stages,” External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, February 14, 2021 4:31:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “While we will be retaining a year and stage-based syllabus, by streamlining and decluttering we will give teachers far more bandwidth and flexibility to teach students at various stages,” External link

smh Sunday, February 14, 2021 3:11:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “While we will be retaining a year and stage-based syllabus, by streamlining and decluttering we will give teachers far more bandwidth and flexibility to teach students at various stages,” External link

theage Saturday, February 13, 2021 5:24:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “While we will be retaining a year and stage-based syllabus, by streamlining and decluttering we will give teachers far more bandwidth and flexibility to teach students at various stages,” External link

smh Saturday, February 13, 2021 5:16:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “While we will be retaining a year and stage-based syllabus, by streamlining and decluttering we will give teachers far more bandwidth and flexibility to teach students at various stages,” External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, February 13, 2021 4:14:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “While we had principals’ organisations, teachers’ groups and parents’ groups to talk to, what was missing was the student voice,” “Our most important stakeholders aren’t at the table when they need to be. I want to add the [student] council to this group to work together on policy reform” External link

theage Wednesday, February 10, 2021 11:44:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "This upgrade will bypass existing network constraints meaning all our schools will be on a high-speed connection in the next 18 months, three years ahead of schedule," External link

zdnet Thursday, January 28, 2021 6:56:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The first day of school is an incredibly important day, especially for those children starting kindergarten," External link

dailyadvertiser Saturday, January 23, 2021 1:56:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “She is way less sedate, but is too weak to move on her own,” External link

barrie Friday, January 22, 2021 2:35:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “We are overwhelmed by all of the love and support for Pickles and us as a family,” “We have met so many amazing friends and fellow pug-lovers over the years on social media” External link

barrie Friday, January 22, 2021 2:35:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “The pug community online has made this high level of care accessible and possible for us when it otherwise wouldn’t have been with the current financial climate of COVID-19,” “I am forever grateful and touched by everyone’s generosity and willingness to help save my pug’s life” External link

barrie Friday, January 22, 2021 2:35:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The first day of school is an incredibly important day, especially for those children starting kindergarten," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, January 20, 2021 12:09:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The first day of school is an incredibly important day, especially for those children starting Kindergarten. I am so thrilled that despite the challenges of the pandemic, parents and carers will be able to take part in this milestone event in their child's life in a COVID-safe way," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, January 19, 2021 9:58:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The first day of school is an incredibly important day, especially for those children starting kindergarten," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, January 19, 2021 7:49:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “Upgrades to Chatswood Public School will include up to 53 classrooms with special programs and support classrooms while Chatswood High School will include up to 123 classrooms with special support classrooms,” External link

architectureanddesign Friday, January 15, 2021 8:47:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “It stated that it was in a different account that I have no affiliation with. So that was a little concerning in itself,” “I panicked a little bit, because since it was a temporary account and I didn’t have any access to it, as a mother it’s like how well am I supposed to make sure everything’s correct and make ends meet” External link

wate Wednesday, January 6, 2021 8:39:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “I’m not going to lie I jumped for joy. It was really nice. It was a big sense of relief, to be honest,” External link

wate Wednesday, January 6, 2021 8:39:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The [report] shows that the old policy allowed our best schools to use evidence-based programs to great effect. However, it hindered the government’s ability to help underperforming schools and address the reasons behind this underperformance," "The School Success Model will give government back the policy levers needed to ensure that all schools are improving at the rate we would expect" External link

theage Monday, December 21, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell says : “the reforms announced over the past month were all flagged earlier in the year, and stakeholders were consulted with at length” External link

msn-uk Saturday, December 19, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “This measure reflects the broader value of education and its overall goal which is to equip students for a fulfilling life after school,” External link

theherald-au Saturday, December 19, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “This measure reflects the broader value of education and its overall goal which is to equip students for a fulfilling life after school,” External link

smh Saturday, December 19, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "This is an inspiring cohort of students and I congratulate them for rising to the occasion," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, December 18, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell wrote : "Study after study shows that if phonics is not taught properly, student outcomes suffer across the board," External link

abc-au Thursday, December 10, 2020 4:10:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Our priority is the health and wellbeing of our students, staff and our school communities. It really is on a case by case basis," "It really is up to individual schools to determine what works best for their school community, but parents are allowed, within the health guidelines" External link

abc-au Monday, December 7, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The School Success Model provides the transparency and support mechanisms for schools to successfully manage their record funding and make decisions that will benefit their students," External link

theherald-au Saturday, December 5, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We know that the majority of teachers do not feel adequately prepared to teach students living with disability," "Many teachers seek out additional training in this area, but this is often reactive after they have identified the specific needs of their students" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, December 5, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "By analysing where students go after school, we will have a better understanding of how a school can prepare students for success," External link

abc-au Friday, December 4, 2020 1:16:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "By analysing where students go after school, we will have a better understanding of how a school can prepare students for success," External link

abc-au Thursday, December 3, 2020 11:38:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “Instead of getting involved in debates about discredited reading pedagogies, university education facilities should focus on giving teachers the tools that evidence tells us will make the biggest difference in the classroom,” “Vice-chancellors need to take a broom to these faculties and clear out the academics who reject evidence-based practice. A faculty of medicine would not allow anti-vaxxers to teach medical students” External link

theherald-au Sunday, November 29, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “Instead of getting involved in debates about discredited reading pedagogies, university education facilities should focus on giving teachers the tools that evidence tells us will make the biggest difference in the classroom,” “Vice-chancellors need to take a broom to these faculties and clear out the academics who reject evidence-based practice. A faculty of medicine would not allow anti-vaxxers to teach medical students” External link

theage Sunday, November 29, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Wherever possible, local contractors and suppliers will be engaged to ensure that the positive impact of this stimulus is felt through the regions," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “The government is working on a number of reforms in areas referenced by this report. We are looking forward to reading the report in its entirety and will consider the recommendations in due course” External link

theherald-au Sunday, November 15, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Demountable buildings allow the Department of Education to be highly responsive to student enrolment changes and enables the provision of emergency accommodation following fires and natural disasters," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, November 12, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "This has been a year like no other, and I am sure teachers and families will join with me as we congratulate all HSC students for the way they handled themselves during a challenging time," "Our Year 12 students have demonstrated resilience and persistence, both throughout the year and during the exam period - and their schools have gone above and beyond to help them succeed" External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, November 11, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We know that learning for many students stagnated during the pandemic and tuition in small groups will help re-engage our students in their schooling," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, November 10, 2020 6:40:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We know that learning for many students stagnated during the pandemic and tuition in small groups will help re-engage our students in their schooling," External link

bordermail Tuesday, November 10, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We know that learning for many students stagnated during the pandemic and tuition in small groups will help re-engage our students in their schooling," "This program is designed to have maximum impact on student outcomes, because small group tuition rapidly accelerates student learning" External link

theage Monday, November 9, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We know that learning for many students stagnated during the pandemic and tuition in small groups will help re-engage our students in their schooling," "This program is designed to have maximum impact on student outcomes, because small group tuition rapidly accelerates student learning" External link

smh Monday, November 9, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Obviously that's incredibly distressing for any students who were impacted," "They will be able to apply to the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for misadventure provisions, taking into account the fact that there may have been disruption to their exams," External link

abc-au Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "No student will have to resit an exam," External link

abc-au Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "I want to reverse the trend of fewer students studying maths," "Maths challenges our students' to think critically and creatively, preparing them for whatever career they might choose after school" External link

theherald-au Saturday, October 24, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "I want to reverse the trend of fewer students studying maths," "Maths challenges our students' to think critically and creatively, preparing them for whatever career they might choose after school" External link

smh Saturday, October 24, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “I want to ensure every child in NSW has the opportunities to be the best they can be, no matter where they live or what their circumstances may be,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 22, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "School communities have done an outstanding job this year, not only in preparing students to do their best in exams, but also preparing COVID-safe exam processes to keep everyone involved safe," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:04:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "School communities have done an outstanding job this year, not only in preparing students to do their best in exams, but also preparing COVID-safe exam processes to keep everyone involved safe," External link

bordermail Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The rebuild at Corrimal High School will be a valuable asset for local families and will benefit the local community for generations. I'm proud that we are continuing our record investment in school infrastructure," External link

illawarramercury Monday, October 19, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “Many families are feeling financial pressure right now and it is important that our most vulnerable students remain connected to education and are given the best possible chance to succeed,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, October 19, 2020 5:46:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "My absolute wish is we don’t have any disruptions," External link

smh Sunday, October 18, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "My absolute wish is we don’t have any disruptions," External link

theage Sunday, October 18, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It is pretty disgusting what those proposed muck-up day plans were that were reported in the media today," External link

smh Saturday, September 26, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Year 7 students will be allowed to go on high school sites after the 11th of November when the HSC finishes. For our kindergarten students they will be able to start their orientation programs from the start of Term 4," External link

9news Thursday, September 24, 2020 5:50:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “The only restriction that will remain is that we will not be able to have parents at school sites for school sport when a school day is on,” External link

smh Thursday, September 24, 2020 4:56:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It is pretty disgusting what those proposed muck-up day plans were that were reported in the media today," External link

watoday Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:24:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It is pretty disgusting what those proposed muck-up day plans were that were reported in the media today," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:19:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It is pretty disgusting what those proposed muck-up day plans were that were reported in the media today," External link

smh Wednesday, September 23, 2020 11:37:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It is pretty disgusting what those proposed muck-up day plans were that were reported in the media today," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, September 23, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "These new positions will bring the total number of graduate scholarships for psychology and teacher retraining to 566 since 2016 through the Supported Students Successful Students initiative," External link

illawarramercury Monday, September 21, 2020 5:49:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "I know the final year of school was not what the class of 2020 had in mind, yet the resilience of HSC students in the face of uncertainty has been extraordinary, and I am incredibly proud of what this cohort has achieved," "With the HSC written exams starting on October 20, we are continuing to remind students to look after their mental health, recognise their resilience and reduce anxiety around the HSC, as part of the Stay Healthy HSC campaign," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Your teachers are incredible, and your school is full of people who will support you. Never be afraid to put up your hand and ask for help," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "With less than six weeks to the start of the HSC exams, students can focus on their final studies knowing that there will be official opportunities to celebrate their schooling," External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, September 14, 2020 5:53:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “With less than six weeks to the start of the HSC exams, students can focus on their final studies knowing that there will be official opportunities to celebrate their schooling,” “Students should restrict the number of guests they bring to graduation events, and schools are encouraged to live-stream these ceremonies for anyone not able to attend” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, September 13, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "I urge people to follow the directions of their schools and venues and respect public health orders, particularly when planning after events," External link

theherald-au Friday, September 11, 2020 11:53:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "I urge people to follow the directions of their schools and venues and respect public health orders, particularly when planning after events," External link

smh Friday, September 11, 2020 11:47:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "I urge people to follow the directions of their schools and venues and respect public health orders, particularly when planning after events," External link

theage Friday, September 11, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Our students have done a fantastic job this year staying focused and working towards their final exams," External link

illawarramercury Friday, September 11, 2020 11:03:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Each school's contingency plans will be unique, school principals will be supported by their local directors and the (education) department to develop and implement their individual plans," "A COVID-safe plan is about minimising disruption to students if there is a confirmed case at their school" External link

bordermail Friday, September 11, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Each school's contingency plans will be unique, school principals will be supported by their local directors and the department [of education] to develop and implement their individual plans," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "This is an issue the party room feels strongly about and we will make our decisions as a collective party room about where to from here," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "At the moment kids are sitting this in May, we're getting the results back in October, and I don't think it's as useful as it could be for our school communities," External link

abc-au Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We are continuing to prioritise health advice as we support schools in planning for and operating the HSC exams. The safety of students and staff involved remains our priority," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:00:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "This is an issue the party room feels strongly about and we will make our decisions as a collective party room about where to from here," External link

smh Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “Each school’s contingency plans will be unique, school principals will be supported by their local directors and the department to develop and implement their individual plans,” “Schools have done an outstanding job in supporting their HSC students this year and the Class of 2020 have worked exceptionally hard under these circumstances” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We are continuing to prioritise health advice as we support schools in planning for and operating the HSC exams. The safety of students and staff involved remains our priority," External link

bordermail Wednesday, September 9, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Each school's contingency plans will be unique, school principals will be supported by their local directors and the department to develop and implement their individual plans," External link

bordermail Wednesday, September 9, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It's been fantastic to watch the progress of Wollongong Public School upgrade and I know the school community are excited to settle into its new facilities," External link

illawarramercury Monday, September 7, 2020 11:18:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "What students and their teachers need is a diagnostic tool that captures the breadth of a student's ability, measures student growth and provides systemic and individual results back quickly," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "What students and their teachers need is a diagnostic tool that captures the breadth of a student's ability, measures student growth and provides systemic and individual results back quickly," External link

illawarramercury Monday, August 31, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "What students and their teachers need is a diagnostic tool that captures the breadth of a student's ability, measures student growth and provides systemic and individual results back quickly," External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, August 31, 2020 11:40:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We developed the Innovation Program to encourage and test new and exciting ideas for improving outcomes for students with disability and to scale up effective approaches," External link

illawarramercury Monday, August 31, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We will now be exploring ways to roll some of these programs out across NSW so every student can benefit," External link

illawarramercury Monday, August 31, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Both of those schools are slated to open next year (and) to have the capacity of 1000 students," External link

9news Monday, August 24, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "They have been providing fantastic support to their students throughout this period, and the assertion by the Opposition that they have not been doing so is reckless and wrong," External link

illawarramercury Monday, August 24, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “Research clearly demonstrates children who attend 600 hours of preschool in the year before they start school have better outcomes throughout their lives,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 20, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Research clearly demonstrates children who attend 600 hours of preschool in the year before they start school have better outcomes throughout their lives," External link

9news Wednesday, August 19, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Some of our students, who are of legal age not to be at school, have not returned since learning from home came to an end in May," "The large number of students who have returned to school, despite trying personal circumstances, is a testament to them and their schools. This is has been a tough year but school is the best place for our kids to be" External link

qt Saturday, August 15, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Reading and writing is the foundation of our children's education. We are committed to improving how both are taught to improve outcomes for students across NSW. " External link

smh Wednesday, August 5, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "In the face of drought, bushfires and the COVID-19 pandemic, our school communities have proven just how strong and adaptable they are," "Teachers and support staff moved quickly to online lessons; parents and carers took on additional responsibilities at home and students adjusted to a new way of learning" External link

illawarramercury Monday, August 3, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell told : “We have made it very clear that masks aren’t required, but we’ve also let our principals know that if any of our teachers want to wear their mask they can and they should be supported by their school,” External link

guardian Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell told : "We have made it very clear that masks aren't required, but we've also let our principals know that if any of our teachers want to wear their mask they can and they should be supported by their school," External link

theage Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell told : "We have made it very clear that masks aren't required, but we've also let our principals know that if any of our teachers want to wear their mask they can and they should be supported by their school," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:23:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell told : "We have made it very clear that masks aren't required, but we've also let our principals know that if any of our teachers want to wear their mask they can and they should be supported by their school," External link

watoday Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Schools will be operating as planned for term three," External link

smh Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We are not requiring students or teachers to wear a mask, that's not the health advice, but if it gives parents or teachers comfort to wear a mask, that won't be a problem," External link

9news Tuesday, July 21, 2020 4:51:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Schools will be operating as planned for term three," External link

Stuff Monday, July 20, 2020 1:43:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Schools will be operating as planned for term three," External link

theage Sunday, July 19, 2020 12:53:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "One area that has been brought to my attention is wearable art," External link

abc-au Tuesday, June 23, 2020 3:42:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Canteens and uniform shops can already operate with volunteers. External providers like music and drama tutors can provide services on school sites and community use activities such as dance schools can resume their use of school premises," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "External visitors and community providers must ensure they maintain physical distancing and abide by all health and hygiene requirements," "We continue to ask parents and carers to limit their access to school sites except for essential parent/teacher meetings, although parents and teachers can continue to use online meetings" External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We can really fast-track our school constructions, particularly in areas where we know there’s growth," External link

theage Monday, June 15, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "assembled in a matter of months" External link

theage Monday, June 15, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Canteens and uniform shops can already operate with volunteers," "From Monday, external providers like music and drama tutors can provide services on school sites and community use activities such as dance schools can resume their use of school premises" External link

illawarramercury Friday, June 12, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "External visitors and community providers must ensure they maintain physical distancing and abide by all health and hygiene requirements," External link

illawarramercury Friday, June 12, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell told : “We are living through a pandemic and there will be occasions from time to time that we do have a positive case that effects a school community,” External link

taipeitimes Tuesday, May 26, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell told : "It's really a show of confidence by our parents and families in our education system ... they know that our teachers, our principals, our school support staff have worked really hard to get schools ready for children to be back," External link

9news Tuesday, May 26, 2020 7:27:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell told : "It's really a show of confidence by our parents and families in our education system ... they know that our teachers, our principals, our school support staff have worked really hard to get schools ready for children to be back," External link

bordermail Tuesday, May 26, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell told : "It's really a show of confidence by our parents and families in our education system ... they know that our teachers, our principals, our school support staff have worked really hard to get schools ready for children to be back," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, May 26, 2020 5:16:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “It’s a normal school week from next week and they need to be attending. Rolls will be marked as normal and unexplained absences will be followed up,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, May 20, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It's a normal school week from next week and they need to be attending. Rolls will be marked as normal and unexplained absences will be followed up," External link

9news Tuesday, May 19, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It's a normal school week from next week and they need to be attending. Rolls will be marked as normal and unexplained absences will be followed up," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:37:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We'll be returning back to normal learning from next week, (and) the remote learning units that we've been having in place will no longer continue," "We expect students to attend … and unexplained absences will be followed up" External link

qt Tuesday, May 19, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We've got 2200 public schools in NSW and their physical settings are all a bit different," External link

qt Tuesday, May 19, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It's a normal school week from next week and they need to be attending, rolls will be marked as normal and unexplained absences will be followed up," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, May 19, 2020 5:29:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It's a normal school week from next week and they need to be attending, rolls will be marked as normal and unexplained absences will be followed up," External link

bordermail Tuesday, May 19, 2020 5:16:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It's a normal school week from next week and they need to be attending, rolls will be marked as normal and unexplained absences will be followed up," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:52:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The message is schools return next week and students need to be back in the classroom," External link

abc-au Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:02:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "I know many people [within schools] I've spoken to are excited to have students back," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, May 19, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "They just still got five months until the end of the HSC," "I think that our students are focused on what they're doing and I know that our schools are focused on supporting you, to all students, throughout the rest of this year; it will be a priority and that should be the case" External link

smh Tuesday, May 19, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We expect students to attend, it is a normal school day as per normal ... and unexplained absences will be followed up," External link

smh Tuesday, May 19, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "They just still got five months until the end of the HSC," "I think that our students are focused on what they're doing and I know that our schools are focused on supporting you, to all students, throughout the rest of this year; it will be a priority and that should be the case" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, May 19, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We expect students to attend, it is a normal school day as per normal ... and unexplained absences will be followed up," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, May 19, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "They just still got five months until the end of the HSC," "I think that our students are focused on what they're doing and I know that our schools are focused on supporting you, to all students, throughout the rest of this year; it will be a priority and that should be the case" External link

theage Tuesday, May 19, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We expect students to attend, it is a normal school day as per normal ... and unexplained absences will be followed up," External link

theage Tuesday, May 19, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "I know many people [within schools] I've spoken to are excited to have students back," External link

bordermail Tuesday, May 19, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The message is schools return next week and students need to be back in the classroom," External link

abc-au Tuesday, May 19, 2020 1:38:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Our principals, teachers, support staff, parents and carers have gone above and beyond to continue the education of our students while we respond to this pandemic," External link

smh Monday, May 18, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell told : "students will be attending as per normal practice," External link

smh Friday, May 15, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “It is a very safe environment for children to be heading back into,” External link

aap-au Tuesday, May 12, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said ( about John Barilaro ) : "John [Barilaro] has my full support. He is an excellent leader of the Nationals ... he is in a strong position," External link

theage Monday, May 11, 2020 10:44:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It is a very safe environment for children to be heading back into," External link

bordermail Monday, May 11, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Parents should have that reassurance that our schools are safe places and we have prepared well for our children tor return to the classroom," "It is the best thing for their child's education to go back into the classroom" External link

illawarramercury Monday, May 11, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We deliberately gave our 2200 NSW public schools the flexibility to implement the return to classrooms in a way that benefits all their students. These individual school plans are examples of principals using this flexibility to provide for all their students while prioritising their HSC students" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, May 3, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We deliberately gave our 2200 NSW public schools the flexibility to implement the return to classrooms in a way that benefits all their students. These individual school plans are examples of principals using this flexibility to provide for all their students while prioritising their HSC students" External link

smh Sunday, May 3, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “We know that COVID-19 has created some anxiety for parents, teachers, and school staff, however the findings in this report confirm existing health advice that schools remain open and are safe for students to return,” External link

theepochtimes Sunday, April 26, 2020 1:42:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We know that COVID-19 has created some anxiety for parents, teachers and school staff, however, the findings in this report confirm existing health advice that schools remain open and are safe for students to return," External link

abc-au Sunday, April 26, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Our managed return to school provides an orderly pathway to return students to the classroom, and allows for additional measures for teachers and parents," External link

abc-au Sunday, April 26, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We know that COVID-19 has created some anxiety for parents, teachers and school staff, however, the findings in this report confirm existing health advice that schools remain open and are safe for students to return," External link

abc-au Saturday, April 25, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Our managed return to school provides an orderly pathway to return students to the classroom, and allows for additional measures for teachers and parents," External link

abc-au Saturday, April 25, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We know that COVID-19 has created some anxiety for parents, teachers and school staff. However, the findings in this report confirm existing health advice that schools remain open and are safe for students to return. " External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, April 25, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We are asking [schools] to certainly consider family groupings, keeping siblings together, so that that will make it a lot easier for parents as we transition back to normal schooling," "We will have extra cleaning, extra sanitiser, extra health provisions, including forehead thermometers and also extra health equipment in our sick bays," External link

theage Tuesday, April 21, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "This plan provides a clear path that balances community concerns with a need to deliver continuity of quality education," "Hand sanitiser will be available in all classrooms and provisions are in place for at-risk teachers to work from home. Drop off, pick up, recess and lunchtimes will also be staggered to ensure social distancing" External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, April 21, 2020 3:55:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "There will be flexibility and discretion on a school level as to how they implement this," External link

9news Tuesday, April 21, 2020 3:16:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We are asking [schools] to certainly consider family groupings, keeping siblings together, so that that will make it a lot easier for parents as we transition back to normal schooling," "We will have extra cleaning, extra sanitiser, extra health provisions, including forehead thermometers and also extra health equipment in our sick bays," External link

smh Tuesday, April 21, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We are asking [schools] to certainly consider family groupings, keeping siblings together, so that that will make it a lot easier for parents as we transition back to normal schooling," "We will have extra cleaning, extra sanitiser, extra health provisions, including forehead thermometers and also extra health equipment in our sick bays," External link

theage Tuesday, April 21, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The goal is get kids back having more face-to-face teaching time, classroom time, but doing that in a considered way," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, April 16, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The goal is get kids back having more face-to-face teaching time, classroom time, but doing that in a considered way," External link

theage Thursday, April 16, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The goal is get kids back having more face-to-face teaching time, classroom time, but doing that in a considered way," External link

smh Thursday, April 16, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell told : "We know that sector has been hit quite hard with what's been happening with COVID-19, I know there's been some concerns about viability for those services with funding enrolments dropping," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, April 9, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "I thought it would bring the community together with a bit of positivity. We wanted to give people who walk past something to smile at. She said: " External link

brentwoodgazette Wednesday, April 8, 2020 7:48:00 PM EAT



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Sarah Mitchell said : "A lot of our high school students are fully vaccinated, and so we think we can relax things a bit further in those settings," External link

9news Thursday, December 9, 2021 6:39:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The cohorting thing is a challenge for our music classes but the reason we're doing that is to minimise the disruption when we do have a positive case," External link

9news Thursday, December 9, 2021 6:39:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "A bit more common sense coming into our school communities when it comes to music," External link

9news Thursday, December 9, 2021 6:39:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "I am incredibly happy to see them so triumphantly reach the finish line," "The resilience, focus and adaptability they have shown will serve them well in the next chapter of their life" External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, December 3, 2021 10:30:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “I am incredibly happy to see them so triumphantly reach the finish line,” External link

theherald-au Friday, December 3, 2021 2:38:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “I am incredibly happy to see them so triumphantly reach the finish line,” External link

theage Thursday, December 2, 2021 9:15:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Using RAHT, our pilot has shown that tests are effective in reducing the amount of time close contacts spend learning from home, with 38 students able to return to the classroom after seven days, instead of the standard 14 for unvaccinated close contacts," External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, November 22, 2021 4:58:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Using RAHT, our pilot has shown that tests are effective in reducing the amount of time close contacts spend learning from home, with 38 students able to return to the classroom after seven days, instead of the standard 14 for unvaccinated close contacts," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, November 22, 2021 3:47:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The NSW Government is delivering hundreds of schools across the state through its historic $15 billion school building pipeline since 2017," External link

9news Friday, November 19, 2021 11:19:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Using RAHT, our pilot at Albury North Public School has shown that tests are effective in reducing the amount of time close contacts spend learning from home," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, November 18, 2021 7:07:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "I think this is just a game changer when it comes to how we get those basics right when it comes to our littlest learners," External link

abc-au Sunday, November 14, 2021 11:16:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We're working through every other year group and every other subject area," "We've started with English and mathematics in the early years because we recognise those skills as the foundation for all other learning. We'll continue our work to deliver the entire updated curriculum by 2024" External link

abc-au Sunday, November 14, 2021 11:16:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “I understand it could be frustrating, but I think what would be more frustrating is finding yourself knocked out for a week or two of your exams because you’re not wearing a mask,” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, November 9, 2021 6:29:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “HSC students, with the support of their teachers and families, have displayed incredible resilience and perseverance over the past 18 months,” “I thank them all for adapting to the myriad of challenges and disruptions and wish all of them the best of luck for their exams” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, November 9, 2021 6:29:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “It is the best way we can protect our students and staff,” “The rapid antigen testing certainly plays a role … but it is not a replacement for vaccination” External link

theepochtimes Monday, November 8, 2021 11:57:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “The principal will be contacted and we will go through that process to see whether they are vaccinated and just haven’t shared that yet, or if they have chosen not to get vaccinated,” “At the end of the day if people have chosen not to get vaccinated, they will need to be choosing another job” External link

brisbanetimes Monday, November 8, 2021 10:16:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “Having things like assemblies again, some day excursions, and also some music lessons return is really important,” “It is nice to start to see us get back to normal. There are still a few things we need to work through, but by and large we’re seeing a return to pre-COVID, still in a safe and sensible way” External link

brisbanetimes Monday, November 8, 2021 10:16:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “Students have experienced an incredibly disrupted school year; in line with the relaxation of community settings, we are aligning some school activities to provide them with as much normality as possible,” External link

abc-au Wednesday, November 3, 2021 1:23:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Students have experienced an incredibly disrupted school year; in line with the relaxation of community settings, we are aligning some school activities to provide them with as much normality as possible," External link

9news Wednesday, November 3, 2021 1:22:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Students have experienced an incredibly disrupted school year; in line with the relaxation of community settings, we are aligning some school activities to provide them with as much normality as possible," External link

9news Tuesday, November 2, 2021 11:44:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “Students have experienced an incredibly disrupted school year; in line with the relaxation of community settings, we are aligning some school activities to provide them with as much normality as possible,” External link

abc-au Tuesday, November 2, 2021 11:00:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “Starting down a trajectory of suspension, very clearly there’s a lot of international evidence … about what that means for life outcomes and for a range of measures,” “Which is why we want to have this new strategy in place to support our students and staff” External link

theage Tuesday, November 2, 2021 8:06:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "This is about living with a virus and getting back to normal life while ensuring the community is confident in their safety on school sites," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, October 29, 2021 6:47:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "This is about living with a virus and getting back to normal life while ensuring the community is confident in their safety on school sites," External link

illawarramercury Friday, October 29, 2021 4:50:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "This is about living with a virus and getting back to normal life while ensuring the community is confident in their safety on school sites," External link

bordermail Friday, October 29, 2021 4:14:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "This is about living with a virus and getting back to normal life while ensuring the community is confident in their safety on school sites," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, October 29, 2021 2:15:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “This is about living with a virus and getting back to normal life while ensuring the community is confident in their safety on school sites,” External link

theepochtimes Friday, October 29, 2021 2:00:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “This is about living with a virus and getting back to normal life while ensuring the community is confident in their safety on school sites,” “Our best line of defence against this pandemic remains vaccinations and until all students are eligible for one we must continue using measures like [rapid antigen tests] to keep schools safe” External link

theherald-au Friday, October 29, 2021 12:17:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "This is about living with a virus and getting back to normal life while ensuring the community is confident in their safety on school sites," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, October 28, 2021 11:50:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “This is about living with a virus and getting back to normal life while ensuring the community is confident in their safety on school sites,” “Our best line of defence against this pandemic remains vaccinations and until all students are eligible for one we must continue using measures like [rapid antigen tests] to keep schools safe” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, October 28, 2021 4:49:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “This is about living with a virus and getting back to normal life while ensuring the community is confident in their safety on school sites,” “Our best line of defence against this pandemic remains vaccinations and until all students are eligible for one we must continue using measures like [rapid antigen tests] to keep schools safe” External link

smh Thursday, October 28, 2021 4:02:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It does depend on the vaccination status of people in the classroom," "We don't want to see a whole family taken out, particularly if families are vaccinated. That doesn't make sense" External link

abc-au Monday, October 25, 2021 6:11:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The department has worked very closely with those principals directly to source the casual staff that they need to ensure that schools will be able to operate," External link

abc-au Sunday, October 24, 2021 10:59:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “Principals and teachers I have spoken with over the last few months have been unanimous in their support for the program in meeting their individual school and student needs,” “Our additional investment for 2022 will continue the focus on literacy and numeracy and enable us to strengthen the provision of online tuition, ensuring greater accessibility to meet student need” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, October 19, 2021 11:17:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We want to make sure that we help those students to catch up in the key areas of literacy and numeracy," External link

abc-au Monday, October 18, 2021 2:57:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We want to make sure that we help those students to catch up in the key areas of literacy and numeracy," External link

abc-au Monday, October 18, 2021 2:40:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "A one size fits all approach to boosting the teaching profession ignores the complexity of the modern workforce and the varied requirements of people aspiring to become teachers and of those already in our classrooms," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, October 15, 2021 2:05:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The research shows that if we can do that, and do that well, we see amazing improvements when it comes to education outcomes," "Schools are doing a fantastic job with these sorts of programs, engaging them and inspiring them to what they can achieve" External link

abc-au Wednesday, October 13, 2021 10:10:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell told : “We’ve just brought that final group forward a week,” External link

theherald-au Friday, October 8, 2021 3:28:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "As I have said many times, we know that the best learning environment for our children is in the classroom with their teachers and with their friends," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, October 7, 2021 9:51:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We've got encouraging numbers already of our staff who are vaccinated and those numbers will go up as that data collection continues in the coming day," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, October 7, 2021 9:51:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "As I have said many times, we know that the best learning environment for our children is in the classroom with their teachers and with their friends," External link

bordermail Thursday, October 7, 2021 7:09:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We've got encouraging numbers already of our staff who are vaccinated and those numbers will go up as that data collection continues in the coming day," External link

bordermail Thursday, October 7, 2021 7:09:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We've got encouraging numbers already of our staff who are vaccinated and those numbers will go up as that data collection continues in the coming day," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, October 7, 2021 3:39:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “It’s fantastic that we will meet vaccination targets in NSW earlier than originally anticipated,” “This has allowed us to shift the plan forward for all schools across impacted areas” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, September 30, 2021 12:29:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “I know there remain some concerns in the community around a return to school, but students, staff and parents should feel confident that this approach allows enough time to make schools as COVIDSafe as possible,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, September 30, 2021 12:29:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "I know there remain some concerns in the community around a return to school, but students, staff and parents should feel confident that this approach allows enough time to make schools as COVID safe as possible," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, September 30, 2021 11:34:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “We’ve also gone out to tender, to look at opportunities around ventilation and air purifier in any school spaces where we know we’re going to need extra ventilation,” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 30, 2021 10:13:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It's fantastic that we will meet vaccination targets in NSW earlier than originally anticipated. This has allowed us to shift the plan forward for all schools across impacted areas," External link

bordermail Thursday, September 30, 2021 5:44:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It's fantastic that we will meet vaccination targets in NSW earlier than originally anticipated. This has allowed us to shift the plan forward for all schools across impacted areas," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, September 30, 2021 5:25:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “Since 2019, we have delivered 108 new and upgraded schools, and this trend continues thanks to this year’s school infrastructure budget of $2.1 billion including funding to deliver 30 priority planning projects and additional funding to deliver 14 new projects, growing the pipeline to deliver 215 new and upgraded schools,” “This investment takes our historic school building program to new heights with $7.9 billion being spent over the next four years on top of the $7 billion already invested since 2017” External link

theage Tuesday, June 22, 2021 9:13:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “This is a $150 million investment in the future, as we know the first 2000 days of a child’s life are crucial and those who experience the benefits of early childhood education grow up to lead happier, healthier and more productive lives,” External link

theage Sunday, June 20, 2021 3:13:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “The reality is that the traditional school day, like the 9 to 5 workday, is a 20th century concept which may not always be relevant for schools in the 21st century,” “This project is an opportunity to identify measures which remove pressure from parents and carers and improve the educational outcomes for students by being flexible with school hours, and then see how they might be scaled to similar schools” External link

theherald-au Thursday, June 17, 2021 11:02:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “This process included surveying parents and carers which has provided us with a better understanding of the work requirements of families and how schools can support them and our students’ educational outcomes,” External link

theherald-au Thursday, June 17, 2021 11:02:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “The reality is that the traditional school day, like the 9 to 5 workday, is a 20th century concept which may not always be relevant for schools in the 21st century,” “This project is an opportunity to identify measures which remove pressure from parents and carers and improve the educational outcomes for students by being flexible with school hours, and then see how they might be scaled to similar schools” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, June 17, 2021 10:08:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “This process included surveying parents and carers which has provided us with a better understanding of the work requirements of families and how schools can support them and our students’ educational outcomes,” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, June 17, 2021 10:08:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The best and brightest from other professions must be encouraged to become teachers, and right now there are too many barriers to entry. We are tearing down these unnecessary barriers to entry," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, June 15, 2021 11:26:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The government will engage in discussions with universities around how an Initial Teacher Education (ITE) degree can be made more bespoke for each mid-career entrant - 'frontending' the qualification depending on where the candidate's skills are lacking so that the candidate can get teaching sooner - with the remainder of the qualification being 'backended' - and completed whilst the candidate is employed at a school," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, June 15, 2021 11:26:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The past year has been an incredibly trying time for the students and staff at Wee Waa High School," External link

abc-au Thursday, June 3, 2021 7:06:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We are hoping to have the students in the new school by the end of next year," External link

abc-au Thursday, June 3, 2021 7:06:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "This government has made very clear its intentions to work with the community to combat sexual violence," "Schools play an important role, side by side with parents, to instil the values in our students and children on what is acceptable behaviour and how to foster respectful relationships" External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, May 30, 2021 2:18:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "That's why we've made a commitment to review that legislation and look at what changes we need to make, just to ensure that the safety of students and staff comes first," "In the interim, we will be putting a ban in our government schools on carrying any form of knife to school, even for genuine religious purposes" External link

abc-au Tuesday, May 18, 2021 3:23:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Students who have been a part of the pilot course are more engaged in maths by up to 11 percentage points, which is a huge success and will help set them up for the future," "We've seen increased engagement, particularly from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, students in rural and remote areas and students studying vocational education and training courses" External link

illawarramercury Monday, May 17, 2021 4:23:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Mathematics is so important, and this campaign encourages everyone from students to parents and carers to engage with mathematics," External link

illawarramercury Monday, May 17, 2021 4:23:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “Is it collaborative practice [between staff]?” External link

smh Sunday, May 16, 2021 9:43:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The HSC is a logistical behemoth, it includes scheduling 18 days of HSC exams involving around 76,000 students, 129 exams and more than 775 exam centres," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, April 30, 2021 6:51:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "As Minister for Education and a Gunnedah resident I feel very strongly about keeping country schools open and making life as easy as possible for regional families," "Once all responses are returned, we will be in a better position to make a decision as to whether or not it is viable to reopen the school" External link

bordermail Thursday, April 29, 2021 8:28:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "I think it's a missed opportunity about an issue that is really important...They want it to be explicit...I don't really see the benefit of a milkshake or a taco metaphor," External link

9news Tuesday, April 20, 2021 9:30:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “I think everyone from schools, current teachers, universities and the union have a role to play in this regard,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, April 20, 2021 6:56:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “The Parental Rights Bill is not a government bill. As with any bill from a private member, the NSW government will respond after careful deliberation to ensure all relevant legislation and protections are considered” External link

theherald-au Saturday, April 17, 2021 11:37:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell says : “That’s a small change. But it was actually really important for what I needed to do to help manage that work-life balance, to be a mum and to be an MP,” “Like any workplace, if you have a gender imbalance, then obviously there’s going to be subtle differences. If you have more men, then you are going to have a bit more of a blokey environment, because that’s just the virtue of numbers” External link

watoday Saturday, April 17, 2021 10:31:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “The Parental Rights Bill is not a government bill. As with any bill from a private member, the NSW government will respond after careful deliberation to ensure all relevant legislation and protections are considered” External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, April 17, 2021 7:54:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “The Parental Rights Bill is not a government bill. As with any bill from a private member, the NSW government will respond after careful deliberation to ensure all relevant legislation and protections are considered” External link

theage Saturday, April 17, 2021 5:26:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The Nanga Mai Awards display the NSW Government's ongoing dedication to celebrating Aboriginal students, their achievements and their cultural identity," External link

illawarramercury Saturday, April 3, 2021 8:26:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The Department of Education has been in collaboration with Hunter New England Health in planning a health monitoring study," External link

abc-au Thursday, April 1, 2021 3:41:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The Department of Education has been in collaboration with Hunter New England Health in planning a health monitoring study," External link

abc-au Thursday, April 1, 2021 1:10:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "I was in Wagga Wagga last week with the Hon. Wes Fang and the local member, Dr Joe McGirr, to discuss the behaviour strategy with a number of interested representatives-P&amp;C associations, the police, the local Aboriginal community, the PCYC and officers from a number of organisations," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, March 18, 2021 4:34:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We currently support local parents holding playgroup style events using local school facilities," "This option is available under a Community Use of Schools agreement" External link

sunraysiadaily Saturday, March 13, 2021 11:09:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "For many of our schools, they need these upgrades, they're ones that have been needed by the local school community," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, March 9, 2021 11:25:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "If they're getting suspended for a long period of time early on in their school career, it really does set them down a trajectory we really don't want to see," "So it's about how do we better support our students" External link

abc-au Monday, March 8, 2021 1:19:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “Most of us don’t do brilliantly with the unknown,” External link

nbcnews Sunday, March 7, 2021 1:17:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “We are grateful to parents, teachers and principals who have worked tirelessly to keep school communities safe during the pandemic and ensure students continue to receive a high-quality education,” External link

smh Saturday, March 6, 2021 6:55:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Schools will continue to operate in a COVID-safe way with less restrictions in place. Hand sanitiser and enhanced cleaning will remain in place in all schools," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, March 5, 2021 5:05:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We are grateful to parents, teachers and principals who have worked tirelessly to keep school communities safe during the pandemic and ensure students continue to receive a high-quality education," External link

bordermail Friday, March 5, 2021 4:08:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Schools will continue to operate in a COVID-safe way with less restrictions in place. Hand sanitiser and enhanced cleaning will remain in place in all schools," External link

portstephensexaminer Friday, March 5, 2021 3:56:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We are grateful to parents, teachers and principals who have worked tirelessly to keep school communities safe during the pandemic and ensure students continue to receive a high-quality education," "Schools will continue to operate in a COVID-safe way with less restrictions in place. Hand sanitiser and enhanced cleaning will remain in place in all schools" External link

9news Friday, March 5, 2021 3:27:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We are grateful to parents, teachers and principals who have worked tirelessly to keep school communities safe during the pandemic and ensure students continue to receive a high-quality education," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, March 5, 2021 3:25:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We are grateful to parents, teachers and principals who have worked tirelessly to keep school communities safe during the pandemic and ensure students continue to receive a high-quality education," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, March 5, 2021 2:57:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “In some sense we are ahead of the curve,” External link

theherald-au Wednesday, March 3, 2021 6:10:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “In some sense we are ahead of the curve,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 3, 2021 5:39:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “I’m really open to keeping them in place,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 3, 2021 1:36:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “I’m really open to keeping them in place,” External link

theherald-au Tuesday, March 2, 2021 1:20:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “I’m really open to keeping them in place,” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 2, 2021 11:05:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “I’m really open to keeping them in place,” External link

smh Tuesday, March 2, 2021 10:04:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “I do think that there’s certainly an educational argument, but also an economic argument, to say should teachers be considered a little earlier than the rest of the general public,” “Every time we have had a positive case there is a disruption ... Schools need to close for a day or two, numbers of students then need to self-isolate – as do staff – if they’ve been a close contact” External link

theage Wednesday, February 24, 2021 9:03:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “I do think that there’s certainly an educational argument, but also an economic argument, to say should teachers be considered a little earlier than the rest of the general public,” “Every time we have had a positive case there is a disruption ... Schools need to close for a day or two, numbers of students then need to self-isolate – as do staff – if they’ve been a close contact” External link

smh Wednesday, February 24, 2021 8:07:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "These are exciting areas for young people to be studying and puts them in the best place to find a job in dynamic industries," "Students with a keen interest in future-focused courses will be able to link up with others, no matter where they go to school across NSW" External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, February 16, 2021 6:19:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “While we will be retaining a year and stage-based syllabus, by streamlining and decluttering we will give teachers far more bandwidth and flexibility to teach students at various stages,” External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, February 14, 2021 4:31:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “While we will be retaining a year and stage-based syllabus, by streamlining and decluttering we will give teachers far more bandwidth and flexibility to teach students at various stages,” External link

smh Sunday, February 14, 2021 3:11:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “While we will be retaining a year and stage-based syllabus, by streamlining and decluttering we will give teachers far more bandwidth and flexibility to teach students at various stages,” External link

theage Saturday, February 13, 2021 5:24:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “While we will be retaining a year and stage-based syllabus, by streamlining and decluttering we will give teachers far more bandwidth and flexibility to teach students at various stages,” External link

smh Saturday, February 13, 2021 5:16:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “While we will be retaining a year and stage-based syllabus, by streamlining and decluttering we will give teachers far more bandwidth and flexibility to teach students at various stages,” External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, February 13, 2021 4:14:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “While we had principals’ organisations, teachers’ groups and parents’ groups to talk to, what was missing was the student voice,” “Our most important stakeholders aren’t at the table when they need to be. I want to add the [student] council to this group to work together on policy reform” External link

theage Wednesday, February 10, 2021 11:44:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "This upgrade will bypass existing network constraints meaning all our schools will be on a high-speed connection in the next 18 months, three years ahead of schedule," External link

zdnet Thursday, January 28, 2021 6:56:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The first day of school is an incredibly important day, especially for those children starting kindergarten," External link

dailyadvertiser Saturday, January 23, 2021 1:56:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “She is way less sedate, but is too weak to move on her own,” External link

barrie Friday, January 22, 2021 2:35:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “We are overwhelmed by all of the love and support for Pickles and us as a family,” “We have met so many amazing friends and fellow pug-lovers over the years on social media” External link

barrie Friday, January 22, 2021 2:35:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “The pug community online has made this high level of care accessible and possible for us when it otherwise wouldn’t have been with the current financial climate of COVID-19,” “I am forever grateful and touched by everyone’s generosity and willingness to help save my pug’s life” External link

barrie Friday, January 22, 2021 2:35:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The first day of school is an incredibly important day, especially for those children starting kindergarten," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, January 20, 2021 12:09:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The first day of school is an incredibly important day, especially for those children starting Kindergarten. I am so thrilled that despite the challenges of the pandemic, parents and carers will be able to take part in this milestone event in their child's life in a COVID-safe way," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, January 19, 2021 9:58:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The first day of school is an incredibly important day, especially for those children starting kindergarten," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, January 19, 2021 7:49:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “Upgrades to Chatswood Public School will include up to 53 classrooms with special programs and support classrooms while Chatswood High School will include up to 123 classrooms with special support classrooms,” External link

architectureanddesign Friday, January 15, 2021 8:47:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “It stated that it was in a different account that I have no affiliation with. So that was a little concerning in itself,” “I panicked a little bit, because since it was a temporary account and I didn’t have any access to it, as a mother it’s like how well am I supposed to make sure everything’s correct and make ends meet” External link

wate Wednesday, January 6, 2021 8:39:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “I’m not going to lie I jumped for joy. It was really nice. It was a big sense of relief, to be honest,” External link

wate Wednesday, January 6, 2021 8:39:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The [report] shows that the old policy allowed our best schools to use evidence-based programs to great effect. However, it hindered the government’s ability to help underperforming schools and address the reasons behind this underperformance," "The School Success Model will give government back the policy levers needed to ensure that all schools are improving at the rate we would expect" External link

theage Monday, December 21, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell says : “the reforms announced over the past month were all flagged earlier in the year, and stakeholders were consulted with at length” External link

msn-uk Saturday, December 19, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “This measure reflects the broader value of education and its overall goal which is to equip students for a fulfilling life after school,” External link

theherald-au Saturday, December 19, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “This measure reflects the broader value of education and its overall goal which is to equip students for a fulfilling life after school,” External link

smh Saturday, December 19, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "This is an inspiring cohort of students and I congratulate them for rising to the occasion," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, December 18, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell wrote : "Study after study shows that if phonics is not taught properly, student outcomes suffer across the board," External link

abc-au Thursday, December 10, 2020 4:10:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Our priority is the health and wellbeing of our students, staff and our school communities. It really is on a case by case basis," "It really is up to individual schools to determine what works best for their school community, but parents are allowed, within the health guidelines" External link

abc-au Monday, December 7, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The School Success Model provides the transparency and support mechanisms for schools to successfully manage their record funding and make decisions that will benefit their students," External link

theherald-au Saturday, December 5, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We know that the majority of teachers do not feel adequately prepared to teach students living with disability," "Many teachers seek out additional training in this area, but this is often reactive after they have identified the specific needs of their students" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, December 5, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "By analysing where students go after school, we will have a better understanding of how a school can prepare students for success," External link

abc-au Friday, December 4, 2020 1:16:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "By analysing where students go after school, we will have a better understanding of how a school can prepare students for success," External link

abc-au Thursday, December 3, 2020 11:38:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “Instead of getting involved in debates about discredited reading pedagogies, university education facilities should focus on giving teachers the tools that evidence tells us will make the biggest difference in the classroom,” “Vice-chancellors need to take a broom to these faculties and clear out the academics who reject evidence-based practice. A faculty of medicine would not allow anti-vaxxers to teach medical students” External link

theherald-au Sunday, November 29, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “Instead of getting involved in debates about discredited reading pedagogies, university education facilities should focus on giving teachers the tools that evidence tells us will make the biggest difference in the classroom,” “Vice-chancellors need to take a broom to these faculties and clear out the academics who reject evidence-based practice. A faculty of medicine would not allow anti-vaxxers to teach medical students” External link

theage Sunday, November 29, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Wherever possible, local contractors and suppliers will be engaged to ensure that the positive impact of this stimulus is felt through the regions," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “The government is working on a number of reforms in areas referenced by this report. We are looking forward to reading the report in its entirety and will consider the recommendations in due course” External link

theherald-au Sunday, November 15, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Demountable buildings allow the Department of Education to be highly responsive to student enrolment changes and enables the provision of emergency accommodation following fires and natural disasters," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, November 12, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "This has been a year like no other, and I am sure teachers and families will join with me as we congratulate all HSC students for the way they handled themselves during a challenging time," "Our Year 12 students have demonstrated resilience and persistence, both throughout the year and during the exam period - and their schools have gone above and beyond to help them succeed" External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, November 11, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We know that learning for many students stagnated during the pandemic and tuition in small groups will help re-engage our students in their schooling," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, November 10, 2020 6:40:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We know that learning for many students stagnated during the pandemic and tuition in small groups will help re-engage our students in their schooling," External link

bordermail Tuesday, November 10, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We know that learning for many students stagnated during the pandemic and tuition in small groups will help re-engage our students in their schooling," "This program is designed to have maximum impact on student outcomes, because small group tuition rapidly accelerates student learning" External link

theage Monday, November 9, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We know that learning for many students stagnated during the pandemic and tuition in small groups will help re-engage our students in their schooling," "This program is designed to have maximum impact on student outcomes, because small group tuition rapidly accelerates student learning" External link

smh Monday, November 9, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Obviously that's incredibly distressing for any students who were impacted," "They will be able to apply to the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for misadventure provisions, taking into account the fact that there may have been disruption to their exams," External link

abc-au Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "No student will have to resit an exam," External link

abc-au Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "I want to reverse the trend of fewer students studying maths," "Maths challenges our students' to think critically and creatively, preparing them for whatever career they might choose after school" External link

theherald-au Saturday, October 24, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "I want to reverse the trend of fewer students studying maths," "Maths challenges our students' to think critically and creatively, preparing them for whatever career they might choose after school" External link

smh Saturday, October 24, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “I want to ensure every child in NSW has the opportunities to be the best they can be, no matter where they live or what their circumstances may be,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 22, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "School communities have done an outstanding job this year, not only in preparing students to do their best in exams, but also preparing COVID-safe exam processes to keep everyone involved safe," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:04:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "School communities have done an outstanding job this year, not only in preparing students to do their best in exams, but also preparing COVID-safe exam processes to keep everyone involved safe," External link

bordermail Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The rebuild at Corrimal High School will be a valuable asset for local families and will benefit the local community for generations. I'm proud that we are continuing our record investment in school infrastructure," External link

illawarramercury Monday, October 19, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “Many families are feeling financial pressure right now and it is important that our most vulnerable students remain connected to education and are given the best possible chance to succeed,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, October 19, 2020 5:46:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "My absolute wish is we don’t have any disruptions," External link

smh Sunday, October 18, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "My absolute wish is we don’t have any disruptions," External link

theage Sunday, October 18, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It is pretty disgusting what those proposed muck-up day plans were that were reported in the media today," External link

smh Saturday, September 26, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Year 7 students will be allowed to go on high school sites after the 11th of November when the HSC finishes. For our kindergarten students they will be able to start their orientation programs from the start of Term 4," External link

9news Thursday, September 24, 2020 5:50:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “The only restriction that will remain is that we will not be able to have parents at school sites for school sport when a school day is on,” External link

smh Thursday, September 24, 2020 4:56:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It is pretty disgusting what those proposed muck-up day plans were that were reported in the media today," External link

watoday Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:24:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It is pretty disgusting what those proposed muck-up day plans were that were reported in the media today," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:19:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It is pretty disgusting what those proposed muck-up day plans were that were reported in the media today," External link

smh Wednesday, September 23, 2020 11:37:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It is pretty disgusting what those proposed muck-up day plans were that were reported in the media today," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, September 23, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "These new positions will bring the total number of graduate scholarships for psychology and teacher retraining to 566 since 2016 through the Supported Students Successful Students initiative," External link

illawarramercury Monday, September 21, 2020 5:49:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "I know the final year of school was not what the class of 2020 had in mind, yet the resilience of HSC students in the face of uncertainty has been extraordinary, and I am incredibly proud of what this cohort has achieved," "With the HSC written exams starting on October 20, we are continuing to remind students to look after their mental health, recognise their resilience and reduce anxiety around the HSC, as part of the Stay Healthy HSC campaign," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Your teachers are incredible, and your school is full of people who will support you. Never be afraid to put up your hand and ask for help," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "With less than six weeks to the start of the HSC exams, students can focus on their final studies knowing that there will be official opportunities to celebrate their schooling," External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, September 14, 2020 5:53:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “With less than six weeks to the start of the HSC exams, students can focus on their final studies knowing that there will be official opportunities to celebrate their schooling,” “Students should restrict the number of guests they bring to graduation events, and schools are encouraged to live-stream these ceremonies for anyone not able to attend” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, September 13, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "I urge people to follow the directions of their schools and venues and respect public health orders, particularly when planning after events," External link

theherald-au Friday, September 11, 2020 11:53:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "I urge people to follow the directions of their schools and venues and respect public health orders, particularly when planning after events," External link

smh Friday, September 11, 2020 11:47:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "I urge people to follow the directions of their schools and venues and respect public health orders, particularly when planning after events," External link

theage Friday, September 11, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Our students have done a fantastic job this year staying focused and working towards their final exams," External link

illawarramercury Friday, September 11, 2020 11:03:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Each school's contingency plans will be unique, school principals will be supported by their local directors and the (education) department to develop and implement their individual plans," "A COVID-safe plan is about minimising disruption to students if there is a confirmed case at their school" External link

bordermail Friday, September 11, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Each school's contingency plans will be unique, school principals will be supported by their local directors and the department [of education] to develop and implement their individual plans," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "This is an issue the party room feels strongly about and we will make our decisions as a collective party room about where to from here," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "At the moment kids are sitting this in May, we're getting the results back in October, and I don't think it's as useful as it could be for our school communities," External link

abc-au Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We are continuing to prioritise health advice as we support schools in planning for and operating the HSC exams. The safety of students and staff involved remains our priority," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:00:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "This is an issue the party room feels strongly about and we will make our decisions as a collective party room about where to from here," External link

smh Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “Each school’s contingency plans will be unique, school principals will be supported by their local directors and the department to develop and implement their individual plans,” “Schools have done an outstanding job in supporting their HSC students this year and the Class of 2020 have worked exceptionally hard under these circumstances” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We are continuing to prioritise health advice as we support schools in planning for and operating the HSC exams. The safety of students and staff involved remains our priority," External link

bordermail Wednesday, September 9, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Each school's contingency plans will be unique, school principals will be supported by their local directors and the department to develop and implement their individual plans," External link

bordermail Wednesday, September 9, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It's been fantastic to watch the progress of Wollongong Public School upgrade and I know the school community are excited to settle into its new facilities," External link

illawarramercury Monday, September 7, 2020 11:18:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "What students and their teachers need is a diagnostic tool that captures the breadth of a student's ability, measures student growth and provides systemic and individual results back quickly," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "What students and their teachers need is a diagnostic tool that captures the breadth of a student's ability, measures student growth and provides systemic and individual results back quickly," External link

illawarramercury Monday, August 31, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "What students and their teachers need is a diagnostic tool that captures the breadth of a student's ability, measures student growth and provides systemic and individual results back quickly," External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, August 31, 2020 11:40:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We developed the Innovation Program to encourage and test new and exciting ideas for improving outcomes for students with disability and to scale up effective approaches," External link

illawarramercury Monday, August 31, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We will now be exploring ways to roll some of these programs out across NSW so every student can benefit," External link

illawarramercury Monday, August 31, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Both of those schools are slated to open next year (and) to have the capacity of 1000 students," External link

9news Monday, August 24, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "They have been providing fantastic support to their students throughout this period, and the assertion by the Opposition that they have not been doing so is reckless and wrong," External link

illawarramercury Monday, August 24, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “Research clearly demonstrates children who attend 600 hours of preschool in the year before they start school have better outcomes throughout their lives,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 20, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Research clearly demonstrates children who attend 600 hours of preschool in the year before they start school have better outcomes throughout their lives," External link

9news Wednesday, August 19, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Some of our students, who are of legal age not to be at school, have not returned since learning from home came to an end in May," "The large number of students who have returned to school, despite trying personal circumstances, is a testament to them and their schools. This is has been a tough year but school is the best place for our kids to be" External link

qt Saturday, August 15, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Reading and writing is the foundation of our children's education. We are committed to improving how both are taught to improve outcomes for students across NSW. " External link

smh Wednesday, August 5, 2020 6:24:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "In the face of drought, bushfires and the COVID-19 pandemic, our school communities have proven just how strong and adaptable they are," "Teachers and support staff moved quickly to online lessons; parents and carers took on additional responsibilities at home and students adjusted to a new way of learning" External link

illawarramercury Monday, August 3, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell told : “We have made it very clear that masks aren’t required, but we’ve also let our principals know that if any of our teachers want to wear their mask they can and they should be supported by their school,” External link

guardian Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell told : "We have made it very clear that masks aren't required, but we've also let our principals know that if any of our teachers want to wear their mask they can and they should be supported by their school," External link

theage Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell told : "We have made it very clear that masks aren't required, but we've also let our principals know that if any of our teachers want to wear their mask they can and they should be supported by their school," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:23:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell told : "We have made it very clear that masks aren't required, but we've also let our principals know that if any of our teachers want to wear their mask they can and they should be supported by their school," External link

watoday Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Schools will be operating as planned for term three," External link

smh Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We are not requiring students or teachers to wear a mask, that's not the health advice, but if it gives parents or teachers comfort to wear a mask, that won't be a problem," External link

9news Tuesday, July 21, 2020 4:51:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Schools will be operating as planned for term three," External link

Stuff Monday, July 20, 2020 1:43:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Schools will be operating as planned for term three," External link

theage Sunday, July 19, 2020 12:53:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "One area that has been brought to my attention is wearable art," External link

abc-au Tuesday, June 23, 2020 3:42:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Canteens and uniform shops can already operate with volunteers. External providers like music and drama tutors can provide services on school sites and community use activities such as dance schools can resume their use of school premises," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "External visitors and community providers must ensure they maintain physical distancing and abide by all health and hygiene requirements," "We continue to ask parents and carers to limit their access to school sites except for essential parent/teacher meetings, although parents and teachers can continue to use online meetings" External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We can really fast-track our school constructions, particularly in areas where we know there’s growth," External link

theage Monday, June 15, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "assembled in a matter of months" External link

theage Monday, June 15, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Canteens and uniform shops can already operate with volunteers," "From Monday, external providers like music and drama tutors can provide services on school sites and community use activities such as dance schools can resume their use of school premises" External link

illawarramercury Friday, June 12, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "External visitors and community providers must ensure they maintain physical distancing and abide by all health and hygiene requirements," External link

illawarramercury Friday, June 12, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell told : “We are living through a pandemic and there will be occasions from time to time that we do have a positive case that effects a school community,” External link

taipeitimes Tuesday, May 26, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell told : "It's really a show of confidence by our parents and families in our education system ... they know that our teachers, our principals, our school support staff have worked really hard to get schools ready for children to be back," External link

9news Tuesday, May 26, 2020 7:27:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell told : "It's really a show of confidence by our parents and families in our education system ... they know that our teachers, our principals, our school support staff have worked really hard to get schools ready for children to be back," External link

bordermail Tuesday, May 26, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell told : "It's really a show of confidence by our parents and families in our education system ... they know that our teachers, our principals, our school support staff have worked really hard to get schools ready for children to be back," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, May 26, 2020 5:16:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “It’s a normal school week from next week and they need to be attending. Rolls will be marked as normal and unexplained absences will be followed up,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, May 20, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It's a normal school week from next week and they need to be attending. Rolls will be marked as normal and unexplained absences will be followed up," External link

9news Tuesday, May 19, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It's a normal school week from next week and they need to be attending. Rolls will be marked as normal and unexplained absences will be followed up," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:37:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We'll be returning back to normal learning from next week, (and) the remote learning units that we've been having in place will no longer continue," "We expect students to attend … and unexplained absences will be followed up" External link

qt Tuesday, May 19, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We've got 2200 public schools in NSW and their physical settings are all a bit different," External link

qt Tuesday, May 19, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It's a normal school week from next week and they need to be attending, rolls will be marked as normal and unexplained absences will be followed up," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, May 19, 2020 5:29:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It's a normal school week from next week and they need to be attending, rolls will be marked as normal and unexplained absences will be followed up," External link

bordermail Tuesday, May 19, 2020 5:16:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It's a normal school week from next week and they need to be attending, rolls will be marked as normal and unexplained absences will be followed up," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:52:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The message is schools return next week and students need to be back in the classroom," External link

abc-au Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:02:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "I know many people [within schools] I've spoken to are excited to have students back," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, May 19, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "They just still got five months until the end of the HSC," "I think that our students are focused on what they're doing and I know that our schools are focused on supporting you, to all students, throughout the rest of this year; it will be a priority and that should be the case" External link

smh Tuesday, May 19, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We expect students to attend, it is a normal school day as per normal ... and unexplained absences will be followed up," External link

smh Tuesday, May 19, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "They just still got five months until the end of the HSC," "I think that our students are focused on what they're doing and I know that our schools are focused on supporting you, to all students, throughout the rest of this year; it will be a priority and that should be the case" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, May 19, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We expect students to attend, it is a normal school day as per normal ... and unexplained absences will be followed up," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, May 19, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "They just still got five months until the end of the HSC," "I think that our students are focused on what they're doing and I know that our schools are focused on supporting you, to all students, throughout the rest of this year; it will be a priority and that should be the case" External link

theage Tuesday, May 19, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We expect students to attend, it is a normal school day as per normal ... and unexplained absences will be followed up," External link

theage Tuesday, May 19, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "I know many people [within schools] I've spoken to are excited to have students back," External link

bordermail Tuesday, May 19, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The message is schools return next week and students need to be back in the classroom," External link

abc-au Tuesday, May 19, 2020 1:38:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Our principals, teachers, support staff, parents and carers have gone above and beyond to continue the education of our students while we respond to this pandemic," External link

smh Monday, May 18, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell told : "students will be attending as per normal practice," External link

smh Friday, May 15, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “It is a very safe environment for children to be heading back into,” External link

aap-au Tuesday, May 12, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said ( about John Barilaro ) : "John [Barilaro] has my full support. He is an excellent leader of the Nationals ... he is in a strong position," External link

theage Monday, May 11, 2020 10:44:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "It is a very safe environment for children to be heading back into," External link

bordermail Monday, May 11, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Parents should have that reassurance that our schools are safe places and we have prepared well for our children tor return to the classroom," "It is the best thing for their child's education to go back into the classroom" External link

illawarramercury Monday, May 11, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We deliberately gave our 2200 NSW public schools the flexibility to implement the return to classrooms in a way that benefits all their students. These individual school plans are examples of principals using this flexibility to provide for all their students while prioritising their HSC students" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, May 3, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We deliberately gave our 2200 NSW public schools the flexibility to implement the return to classrooms in a way that benefits all their students. These individual school plans are examples of principals using this flexibility to provide for all their students while prioritising their HSC students" External link

smh Sunday, May 3, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : “We know that COVID-19 has created some anxiety for parents, teachers, and school staff, however the findings in this report confirm existing health advice that schools remain open and are safe for students to return,” External link

theepochtimes Sunday, April 26, 2020 1:42:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We know that COVID-19 has created some anxiety for parents, teachers and school staff, however, the findings in this report confirm existing health advice that schools remain open and are safe for students to return," External link

abc-au Sunday, April 26, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Our managed return to school provides an orderly pathway to return students to the classroom, and allows for additional measures for teachers and parents," External link

abc-au Sunday, April 26, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We know that COVID-19 has created some anxiety for parents, teachers and school staff, however, the findings in this report confirm existing health advice that schools remain open and are safe for students to return," External link

abc-au Saturday, April 25, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "Our managed return to school provides an orderly pathway to return students to the classroom, and allows for additional measures for teachers and parents," External link

abc-au Saturday, April 25, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We know that COVID-19 has created some anxiety for parents, teachers and school staff. However, the findings in this report confirm existing health advice that schools remain open and are safe for students to return. " External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, April 25, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We are asking [schools] to certainly consider family groupings, keeping siblings together, so that that will make it a lot easier for parents as we transition back to normal schooling," "We will have extra cleaning, extra sanitiser, extra health provisions, including forehead thermometers and also extra health equipment in our sick bays," External link

theage Tuesday, April 21, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "This plan provides a clear path that balances community concerns with a need to deliver continuity of quality education," "Hand sanitiser will be available in all classrooms and provisions are in place for at-risk teachers to work from home. Drop off, pick up, recess and lunchtimes will also be staggered to ensure social distancing" External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, April 21, 2020 3:55:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "There will be flexibility and discretion on a school level as to how they implement this," External link

9news Tuesday, April 21, 2020 3:16:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We are asking [schools] to certainly consider family groupings, keeping siblings together, so that that will make it a lot easier for parents as we transition back to normal schooling," "We will have extra cleaning, extra sanitiser, extra health provisions, including forehead thermometers and also extra health equipment in our sick bays," External link

smh Tuesday, April 21, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "We are asking [schools] to certainly consider family groupings, keeping siblings together, so that that will make it a lot easier for parents as we transition back to normal schooling," "We will have extra cleaning, extra sanitiser, extra health provisions, including forehead thermometers and also extra health equipment in our sick bays," External link

theage Tuesday, April 21, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The goal is get kids back having more face-to-face teaching time, classroom time, but doing that in a considered way," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, April 16, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The goal is get kids back having more face-to-face teaching time, classroom time, but doing that in a considered way," External link

theage Thursday, April 16, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "The goal is get kids back having more face-to-face teaching time, classroom time, but doing that in a considered way," External link

smh Thursday, April 16, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Sarah Mitchell told : "We know that sector has been hit quite hard with what's been happening with COVID-19, I know there's been some concerns about viability for those services with funding enrolments dropping," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, April 9, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Sarah Mitchell said : "I thought it would bring the community together with a bit of positivity. We wanted to give people who walk past something to smile at. She said: " External link

brentwoodgazette Wednesday, April 8, 2020 7:48:00 PM EAT



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