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Read all about events, achievements and new initiatives within the department and our schools and preschools on this page. Also see media releases.

Students participating in the carpentry category of the WorldSkills competition

VET students show off their WorldSkills

26 September 2022

Secondary students engaged in an eligible vocational education and training (VET) qualification have the opportunity to demonstrate their skills through WorldSkills competitions in terms 3 and 4, 2022. 

An artists' impression of the new Para Hills High School performing arts centre.

New performing arts centre at Para Hills High School officially opened

30 August 2022

The new $5 million performing arts centre at Para Hills High School is an all-singing, all-dancing space, large enough to give students the chance to show off their skills.

The performing arts centre has a capacity to seat 200 people and was officially opened today.

Students sitting under the pavilion at the official opening of the facility upgrade at Gawler and District College B-12

Upgrade at Gawler and District College B-12 officially opened

23 August 2022

A new outdoor pavilion, large enough for the 1400 students at Gawler and District College B-12 to gather in has been officially opened. 

The practice guide is open to the centre of the folder

New Practice Guides for educators launched

18 August 2022

New practice guidance has been developed to help educators support all learners, particularly those in mainstream preschools and schools, who require adjustments to participate in their learning.

An educator playing with 2 children, who are all sitting on the ground

Pilot launched to expand free child development checks

17 August 2022

Two 18-month pilot programs are underway to expand the reach of free child development checks. The checks, designed for children aged 0 to 5 years across South Australia, are a way to identify any developmental concerns.