Cootamundra High School student Sarah Edwards will add her voice to the Department of Education's Secretary for a Day initiative.
Secretary for a Day brings students from across the state to the department's offices in Parramatta, as part of Education Week activities in the first week of August.
Sarah joins students from Finley, Leeton and Murrumbidgee Regional High School for the day as part of the initiative.
They will work with Education Department staff to action positive change for schools and student learning and have the opportunity to influence system development.
As part of the program, the four Riverina representatives will also take part in creative and cultural advocacy and leadership workshops with industry and education experts.
Education Week is a statewide, annual event that aims to showcase and celebrate the achievements of NSW's public school system, its students and staff.
Department of Education Executive Director, Lisa Alonso Love said the 2019 Education Week theme, 'Every student, every voice', provided the perfect opportunity for Secretary for a Day participants to make a real impact on decisions that affect their learning.
Ms Alonso Love said recent research, showed that valuing and acting on the ideas, opinions and expertise of all students and working together with students had significant positive impacts on student learning and wellbeing.
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