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$22 million boost to Teach for Australia

Students are set to benefit from a boost of $22.2 million into a programme designed to attract the best and brightest university graduates into teaching. Minister for Education Christopher Pyne…

$5 million higher education investment to support world’s best practice

Teaching at Australian Universities will receive a boost thanks to almost $5 million worth of specifically targeted grants and fellowships from the Coalition Government. These grants and fellowships will help…

Critical Industry issues to be addressed through seven new research hubs

The Australian Government has committed more than $23.9 million to establish seven new industry research hubs that will address critical industry challenges across areas such as mining and resources, grain…

National Literacy and Numeracy Week ambassadors announced

Minister for Education, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP today announced the ambassadors for this year’s National Literacy and Numeracy Week. Simon Pampena will return this year as Numeracy Ambassador and…

More streamlined visas a boost for Australian education sector

THE HON CHRISTOPHER PYNE MP Minister for Education Leader of the House THE HON SCOTT MORRISON MP Minister for Immigration and Border Protection MEDIA RELEASE 26 May 2014 More streamlined…

Education funding set to grow under the Coalition

The Coalition is delivering on its commitments with Australian education funding to grow by $5.7 billion across the Education portfolio. Minister for Education the Hon Christopher Pyne MP said the…

Putting Students First: Fast-tracking $6.8 million to help Indigenous school students

The Abbott Government will provide $6.8 million in the 2014-15 Budget to assist non-government schools who have large numbers of Indigenous boarders from remote areas. The Budget is part of…

Keeping our commitments: $11.6 million investment in early years language education

Language learning is back at the top of the schools agenda with the Abbott Government announcing $11.6 million for two programmes designed to increase the number of students studying languages…

Expanding opportunities for regional and rural students

Regional students and their communities will be among the big winners from the Abbott Government’s higher education reforms introduced in this year’s Budget. The Budget is part of the Government’s…

More opportunity and competition in higher education

More than 80,000 students will benefit for the first time in Australian history from the expansion of Commonwealth support to all students as the Australian Government moves to create more…

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