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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

Students celebrated at Governor’s Civics Awards

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 00

Six students and 2 school groups have been recognised for their outstanding work and civic involvement in the Governor’s Civics in Schools Awards at a formal ceremony held at Government House yesterday.

Funding supports parents engagement

Friday, February 7, 2020 - 00

Thirty state government schools and preschools have received a share in $80,000 funding to support parent engagement at their sites.

Roma Mitchell Secondary introduces CMP

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 00

Roma Mitchell Secondary College has introduced a capacity management plan (CMP) to assist with the management of enrolment numbers and ensure local families have priority access.

Mark Oliphant College updates CMP

Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 00

More local families will be able to enrol their child into reception and year 8 at Mark Oliphant College following the successful management of enrolments through the existing capacity management plan introduced in 2016.

Premier’s Be Active Challenge results

Monday, December 2, 2019 - 00

A total of $50,000 has been awarded to 50 schools recognised for their outstanding achievement in this year’s Premier’s be active Challenge.

Opportunity knocks for SA youth

Friday, November 29, 2019 - 00

The state government has committed to an additional $600,000 over the next 3 years to the Youth Opportunities Association SA to run their Personal Leadership Training Program.

Trinity Gardens School CMP

Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 00

Trinity Gardens School has introduced a capacity management plan (CMP) to assist with the management of enrolment numbers and ensure families living within the preschool catchment and school zone have priority access.

Primary Schools' Festival of Music

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 00

About 6,000 students from more than 250 schools will be performing in the 128th Primary Schools’ Festival of Music from Wednesday 11 to Saturday 21 September.

Magill School introduces CMP

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 00

A CMP has been introduced for Magill School to support the management of enrolments and ensure families living within the school zone have priority access

Brighton Secondary School CMP

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 00

A Capacity Management Plan has been introduced for Brighton Secondary School to assist with managing enrolment numbers.