On this page:
- History of Education in NSW
- Records and Related Stories by NSW State Archives and Records
- NSW Public Schools and WW1
- History of North Ryde
- North Ryde Public School
- Museums Sector
History of Education in NSW
History of NSW Government Schools – searchable index, NSW Department of Education
History of Australian Education – links to various sites
Aboriginal Education Consultative Group (AECG) history – includes timeline of NSW Aboriginal Education History
A NSW Aboriginal Education Timeline 1788–2007 by Dr Allison Cadzow for the Board of Studies NSW, 2007
Glossary of School Types – the various types of schools since 1848, NSW Department of Education
NSW Public Instruction Act of 1880, and Regulations, with Instructions to Teachers (PDF 6.8MB) – 1880 NSW syllabus
NSW School Children and the Anzacs – resource drawing on primary sources to describe the contribution and experiences of NSW school children during the First World War, NSW Schoolhouse Museum of Public Education
NSW Schools and the Anzacs – an outline of the contribution NSW school children made at school for the First World War, NSW Schoolhouse Museum of Public Education
Teacher Training Requirements – a timeline by Carole Riley, genealogy researcher and author
Audio-visual education in NSW, Education Gazette May 1964 – scanned extract from The Education Gazette, May 1964, outlining the production and distribution of filmstrips by the Visual Education Centre of the NSW Department of Education.
Tales Out of School: A Nostalgic Insight into Education for Parents, Teachers and All Those Who Attended School (PDF 23.9MB) – written by local historian Alex McAndrew, self-published by author in 2014
Records and Related Stories by NSW State Archives and Records
School Records Guide – records relating to schools
School Student Records Guide – information on pupil records and early school photos
School photographs (NRS-15051) – digitised photographs of public schools and students
Empire Day / Commonwealth Day – posters, programs, photographs and information
NSW Correspondence School – photographs and brief explanations
School Travelling Hospital General, Ophthalmic and Dental Clinics – photographs and brief explanations
History of North Ryde
Aboriginal History of Ryde – Ryde City Council
Ryde Library Services – has a collection of historical photographs of the local area.
Ryde Historical Society – information on the local area including a 1902 description of a North Ryde farm down the road from North Ryde PS, providing a vivid picture of the surrounding area.
North Ryde Public School
North Ryde Public School class photos 1890-1954 on Flickr – NSW Schoolhouse Museum
North Ryde Public School Celebrating 125 Years 1877-2002 (PDF 14.5MB) – history of North Ryde Public School
North Ryde Public School website – the current school’s website
Trove – a wealth of information online –National Library of Australia. Harvests from online collections and includes digitised newspapers, journals, diaries, photographs, maps, books, etc.
eHive – searchable museum collections, including the collection of the NSW Schoolhouse Museum of Public Education
Museums and Galleries of NSW – state organisation for the museums sector
Australian Museums and Galleries Association – national organisation for the museums sector
Schoolhouse Museums in NSW – archived listing on Pandora Web Archive, National Library of Australia, originally published by the NSW Department of Education.