The Illawarra and South East Region is a large, diverse region extending from Helensburgh in the north to Eden in the south, and from Boorowa in the north-west to Jindabyne in the south-west.
Our region has 232 schools - 182 primary schools, 37 high schools, 3 central schools, 8 schools for specific purposes and 2 environmental education centres.
In 2010 we have 68,843 students enrolled in our schools.
They are supported by over 4700 teachers, 1000 support staff and 75 Regional staff.
Our region is committed to providing the best possible education for all students. We aim to continuously improve the quality and outcomes of all students' learning. We do this in genuine partnerships with schools and local communities.
Our priority areas for 2009 - 2011 are:
- Student Engagement and Retention
- Aboriginal Education
- Teacher Quality
- Connected Learning
I invite you to learn more about the individual schools in Illawarra and South East NSW by following the links under related information and contacting your local public school to discuss your child's education.
Together we are Delivering Results, Creating Success and Building Relationships.