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Australians to have their say on teacher education

Australians will be able to have their say on putting students first and creating excellence in teacher education with a public consultation process beginning today. Minister for Education, the Hon…

Review of the demand driven system report released

The review of the demand driven funding system report, conducted by Dr David Kemp and Mr Andrew Norton, was released today. The review was commissioned in November 2013 to examine…

Mr Shorten treating striking teachers like April Fools

The Leader of the Opposition, Bill Shorten must be pulling an April Fool’s day stunt today, as he is apparently addressing striking teachers to talk about schools cuts when he…

Parents and Teachers at Belmont Primary deserve the truth Mr Shorten

The Leader of the Opposition, Bill Shorten needs to explain to the teachers, students and parents at Belmont Primary School this morning why he cut $1.2 billion in additional commonwealth…

National Literacy and Numeracy Week 2014 announced

Teachers, parents and students are being encouraged to explore reading, writing and mathematics for this year’s National Literacy and Numeracy Week held from 25 to 31 August 2014. Minister for…

Today’s the day to talk to your kids about bullying

Parents are being encouraged to have a chat with their kids about bullying and ways to take a stand against the problem as part of the 2014 National Day of…

Simpson Prize winners headed to Gallipoli

Eight young Australians, winners of the 2014 Simpson Prize, will travel to Gallipoli to attend this year’s Anzac Day commemorations. Minister for Education, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today presented…

Pyne and Randall visit Ocean Road Primary in Mandurah

Minister for Education, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP and Mr Don Randall MP, Member for Canning, visited Ocean Road Primary School in Mandurah today to see first hand the progress…

Pyne, Smith and Wilson visit Mount Lockyer Primary

Minister for Education, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, Senator Dean Smith and Mr Rick Wilson MP, Member for O’Connor, visited Mount Lockyer Primary School in Albany today to see first…

Labor backflips on red tape reform

Labor has performed a spectacular backflip in the Senate today by referring a Bill to Committee for three months that implements key recommendations of a report they both commissioned and…

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