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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

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.

Improved internet in remote schools

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Students and teachers at 8 government schools in the APY Lands will benefit from improved internet connectivity.

Public teaching jobs offer chance to shape SA’s future

Thursday, May 31, 2018

170 teaching positions open today in country and metropolitan public schools across South Australia.

National Day of Action

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Almost double the number of schools in South Australia have signed up for this year's National Day of Action happening this Friday.

ABLES assessment tool

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

A tool which recognises and responds to the learning needs of students with disability will be introduced into SA public schools.

Lifting Our Game

Thursday, February 1, 2018

This independent Review was commissioned by state and territory officials in Australia to complement the Commonwealth Government’s Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools.

Employee arrest notification

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Police have notified the department of the arrest of an employee.

Expansion of transition services for students with disability

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Services offered by the Transition Centres will expand to include a statewide consultative service for schools.

Increased autism support

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Over $750k will be invested into supporting children with autism and children with additional complex needs from next year.

Flagpole funding available

Monday, December 4, 2017

Public schools in SA can apply for a grant to purchase a new flagpole.