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Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) Review

Education institutions and other interested stakeholders are encouraged to have their say on a discussion paper on the Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) Review, released today.   The ESOS…

National Literacy and Numeracy Week 2014 prize winners announced

Schools across Australia will enjoy fun new learning resources after the National Literacy and Numeracy Week (NLNW) 2014 prize winners were announced today. Thousands of Australian primary and high school…

Online NAPLAN testing supports student performance

The Australian Government is committed to moving the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) test online, with a new report released today highlighting that moving NAPLAN online is…

Legislation to ensure funding for Indigenous students and students with disability

Legislation that will clear the way for an extra $6.8 million to flow to non-government schools that have large numbers of Indigenous boarding students from remote areas was introduced into…

Online NAPLAN testing supports student performance

The Australian Government is committed to moving the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) test online, with a new report released today highlighting that moving NAPLAN online is…

Federal funding to boost local decision making in ACT government schools

Australian Capital Territory government schools will now benefit from greater local autonomy through funding provided under the Australian Government’s $70 million Independent Public Schools (IPS) initiative. Minister for Education, the…

Federal funding to support greater autonomy in South Australian government schools

The Australian Government’s $70 million Independent Public Schools (IPS) initiative will improve the capacity of school leaders and communities within South Australian government schools to make their own decisions. “The…

Submissions destroy Labor’s scare campaign on uni fees

The Labor-NTEU scare campaign on university fees is in tatters following submissions to the Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee showing fees at one of Australia’s top universities will be…

Leading academics recognised for teaching quality

More than 180 of the nation’s leading university academics and professional staff were today recognised for outstanding contributions to student learning. Minister for Education, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP congratulated…

Federal funding to give NT schools more say

The Australian Government will invest $1.61 million to help establish the Northern Territory’s first Independent Public Schools and increase local decision making in all government schools. Minister for Education the…

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