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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

Learning outdoors resource

Monday, December 4, 2017

A resource highlighting the benefits of outdoor learning environments for children and young people is now available.

$67m investment to improve learning

Sunday, December 3, 2017

SA's public schools will share in more than $67m to improve student’s literacy and numeracy skills.

New music strategy

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Over $5m will be invested into improving the delivery and outcomes of music education in South Australian public schools.

Learning plans simplified

Monday, November 20, 2017

Learning plans for children and students will now be simplified with One Child One Plan project (OCOP).

Aboriginal Education Strategy

Thursday, November 16, 2017

More than $11.9m will be invested into an Aboriginal Education Strategy which will include the expansion of the SAASTA program.

SACE investigating exam hoax letter

Thursday, November 9, 2017

A hoax letter has been circulated on Facebook suggesting there was a breach in the Biology examination.

Carclew to show teachers what’s the DEAL with arts

Monday, November 6, 2017

Approximately 120 primary teachers from 60 South Australian government schools will undertake hands on professional development guided by practicing artists.

Major school upgrades announced

Monday, October 30, 2017

More than 90 public schools will be upgraded as part of the Building Better Schools program.

More support for student behaviour

Sunday, October 29, 2017

The State Government will invest more than $16m to help public schools better support students with complex behaviours.

Extra wellbeing support

Sunday, October 29, 2017

More than $27m will be invested into supporting the most vulnerable students and their families.

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