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Masters for Teachers Scholarship

Monday, July 30, 2018

Funding to upskill public educators now available

The opportunity to undertake a masters degree funded by the state government is now available for public education teachers across South Australia through the Masters for Teachers Scholarship program.

Eligible teachers are encouraged to apply for the program, which aims to build on and improve education practices and outcomes across the state.

Program participants gain contemporary research, learning and teaching skills that ultimately benefit everyone in their educational environment.


Applicants must be permanent South Australian school or preschool teachers currently in the public education system and must have been employed by the department for a minimum 3 years.

Applications closed 7 September 2018.

Quotes attributable to Laura Schonfeldt, Executive Director People and Culture

To create confident and successful learners we need confident and capable teachers so our education system is the best in Australia.

Supporting our educators to undertake masters qualifications aims to enhance their skills and knowledge so that they can make impactful changes to their classroom practice.

STEM, languages and literacy and numeracy are the priority areas identified for these scholarships. Eligible teachers should seriously consider this opportunity. Professional development will support them achieve the best learning outcomes for the children in their classrooms.

If you know a dedicated and driven educator working in the public education system, encourage them to apply.