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Federal funding to boost autonomy in Queensland government schools

Queensland schools will soon benefit from increased local autonomy through funding from the Australian Government’s $70 million Independent Public Schools (IPS) initiative.   Minister for Education, the Hon Christopher Pyne…

Federal funding to increase autonomy in Victorian government schools

The Australian Government’s $70 million Independent Public Schools initiative will deliver almost $16 million funding to enhance school autonomy in Victoria and support the Napthine Government's recently announced initiatives in…

$16.5 million to help 5000 Australians study overseas

More than 5000 Australian tertiary students will share in $16.5 million in Australian Government grants to study overseas and prepare for life and work in a global environment.   Under…

Strengthening regional cooperation on education

The Hon Christopher Pyne MP, Minister for Education, has embarked on a five day visit to China and Laos to strengthen Australia’s commitment to education cooperation in our region.  …

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…

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