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Literacy awareness key to Read for Australia success

The students of Highbury Primary School in Hope Valley, South Australia have taken part in Read for Australia with the help of Minister for Education, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP….

Indigenous scholars awarded for academic excellence

Three inspiring Indigenous Australians will undertake study at two of the world’s most prestigious universities after receiving the Charlie Perkins Scholarship in Canberra today. Recipients of the Charlie Perkins Scholarship…

Higher education reform bill introduced to parliament

Legislation that will ensure Australian students can get the best higher education in the world was introduced into the House of Representatives today. The Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment…

Top achievers awarded as schools set to celebrate National Literacy and Numeracy Week 2014

Schools around Australia have been encouraged to take part in National Literacy and Numeracy Week, which runs 25 to 31 August 2014. Minister for Education the Hon Christopher Pyne MP…

$42 million for 16 new Australian Laureate Fellows

Transforming carbon dioxide into sustainable fuels, exploring how marine animals see for application in machines and developing custom-design plant proteins are some of the innovative projects to be undertaken by…

Federal funding to help Tasmanian public schools exercise greater local autonomy

The Australian Government’s $70 million Independent Public Schools initiative will fund Tasmania’s new Community Empowered Schools program to increase autonomy in Tasmanian schools. Minister for Education the Hon Christopher Pyne…

Education roundtable: teacher training the key to helping students

Experts gathered in Perth today to discuss how to improve teacher education so they can better help Australian students with disability and learning difficulties including dyslexia. The roundtable, hosted by…

Faster NAPLAN results putting Students First

This year’s NAPLAN results are now becoming available to parents across Australia. Minister for Education the Hon Christopher Pyne MP said the faster turnaround of NAPLAN results in 2014 follows…

Acting Chief Commissioner appointed to TEQSA

Professor Nicholas Saunders AO, former Vice-Chancellor and President, University of Newcastle, has been appointed as the acting full-time Chief Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer of the Tertiary Education Quality and…

150 new Future Fellows to bolster Australian research

Improving health and wellbeing of young people, creating better Indigenous languages records, and applying animal image processing to current robotics are just some of the commendable research projects that will…

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