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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

Governing Council Portal to help parents get involved

Thursday, May 12, 2016

A new dedicated web portal gives parents the information they need to get involved in the governance and decision-making at their child’s school.

Outstanding service recognised

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Recognition of outstanding service by teachers and carers.

Mark Oliphant College caps enrolments at 1,600

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Mark Oliphant College will cap its student population at 1,600.

Glenunga International High School – Capacity Management Plan

Friday, January 15, 2016

Glenunga International High School plans to prioritise its enrolments to children living inside the school zone.

School appeals for help finding Milko

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Elizabeth Vale Primary School ask for help finding stolen school mascot.

Fire update

Thursday, November 26, 2015

School principals and preschool directors in fire-affected areas have been given authority to decide locally whether their site will open or close today.

Fire update – school and preschool closures for Friday

Thursday, November 26, 2015

The following schools and preschools will be closed on Friday 27 November 2015:

Mallala Primary School evacuated due to grass fire threat

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Mallala Primary School has been evacuated due to the Pinery grass fire on the direction of the emergency services, in line with recommendations for the whole of the Mallala township.

Employee arrested

Friday, September 18, 2015

DECD has been informed that a school-based employee has been arrested and charged on three counts of indecent assault, two of which are of an aggravated nature.

Royal Show education and fun at the DECD Learning Centre

Friday, September 4, 2015

Science busking, student clown troupes and the opportunity to feed baby animals are just some of the highlights at the DECD Learning Centre, which opens at The Royal Adelaide Show today.