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Media releases

The department's Media unit keeps the community engaged through the media with the latest media releases on various initiatives and events relating to public education.

Minister for Education

Media releases from the minister may also be relevant to our work. For more information visit the premier's website.

Contacting the Media unit

All media enquiries regarding public education and child care should be directed to the Department for Education media hotline on (08) 8226 7990. This line is attended at all times for media enquiries. Media may also send requests through to education.mediaunit [at] sa.gov.au

Department media releases

School zone certainty for parents

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Public high schools in metropolitan Adelaide will be supported to set enrolment ceilings under a move which will ensure in-zone families can access their local school.

SA’s Principal Wellbeing Program begins

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

This week marks the beginning of South Australia’s first ever Principal Wellbeing Program which aims to support site leaders to manage the significant emotional demands of their roles.

Mawson Lakes School updates CMP

Thursday, January 17, 2019

More local families will have access to Mawson Lakes School following their successful management of enrolments.

North Adelaide Primary School introduces CMP

Thursday, January 17, 2019

A capacity management plan has been introduced at North Adelaide Primary School to ensure local families have priority access.

Adelaide Botanic High School uniform revealed

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Students from Adelaide Botanic High School’s leadership team are among the first to step out in their new school uniform.

Global software specialist to modernise SA education operations

Friday, September 21, 2018

The state government has chosen the Civica education suite of software products that will modernise operations for all public schools and preschools.

Learning Centre at the Royal Show

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Students across the state are showing and sharing their their farming and science skills at this years Royal Adelaide Show.

Funding open for parent initiatives

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Parents and education sites are encouraged to apply for funding to help support parent engagement in their child's learning.

Scholarships for students in STEM

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Scholarships are available to support underrepresented student groups to continue their involvement in STEM learning and careers.

Masters for Teachers Scholarship

Monday, July 30, 2018

The opportunity to undertake a masters degree funded by the state government is available for public education teachers across SA.