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The Media unit provides the community with updates on events, achievements and new initiatives within the department and in preschools, primary and secondary schools.

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

Latest news

Mark Oliphant College updates CMP

5 December 2019

More local families will be able to enrol their child into reception and year 8 at Mark Oliphant College following the successful management of enrolments through the existing capacity management plan introduced in 2016.

in Media Release

Round 2 Music Innovation Fund

4 December 2019

Thirty three applicants have received a share in almost $300,000 through the second round of the State Government’s Music Innovation Fund.

in News Article

Premier’s Be Active Challenge results

2 December 2019

A total of $50,000 has been awarded to 50 schools recognised for their outstanding achievement in this year’s Premier’s be active Challenge.

in Media Release

Whyalla steel to go into new Whyalla school

1 December 2019

The structural steelwork required to build the new $100 million school in Whyalla will be sourced locally from the Whyalla Steel Mill, creating jobs and boosting the local economy.

in News Article

Opportunity knocks for SA youth

29 November 2019

The state government has committed to an additional $600,000 over the next 3 years to the Youth Opportunities Association SA to run their Personal Leadership Training Program.

in Media Release

Regional transitional arrangements

26 November 2019

The state government will provide special transitional arrangements for remote communities when Year 7 moves to high school.

in News Article

2019 Phonics Screening Check results

21 November 2019

The results from this year’s Phonic Screening Check are showing overall improvement, demonstrating that a renewed focus on phonics is lifting literacy outcomes and learning in South Australian government schools.

in News Article

Outcomes Framework adopted

15 November 2019

The Outcomes Framework for children and young people has been formally adopted.

in News Article

Year 7 move PD day

15 November 2019

Teachers from across the state have come together to learn more about the transition of Year 7 to high school.

in News Article

Students showcase female triumph

14 November 2019

The winners of a research competition to commemorate the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage have been announced.

in News Article

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