Overview of education in New South Wales 1788-c.1979 plus a list of the main record series

Records that relate to teacher employment in the Government sector between 1788 and 1979.


Not digitised

The Teachers' rolls are one of most useful sources for researching individual teachers in the later half of the nineteenth century. They provide a service record for each teacher and include date of birth, examination results, appointments, promotions and date of resignation.

Not digitised

The records indexed include School Administrative files and records from individual schools such as admission registers, punishment books and inspection books. 

Teachers' rolls and Teacher career cards are the point of entry for research about teachers. They tell us where and when teachers were employed, and their classification. This webinar shows you how to find these records and where they can lead your research.