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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.

Data driven evolution underway

28 June 2022

A major investment in data analytics will lead to a better public education system in South Australia

Imogen Hallett-Lowe, year 11 student at Le Fevre High School, wearing a virtual reality headset

SA students set sail on a career in shipbuilding during Maritime Immersion Week

27 June 2022

From budding marine biologists to aspiring naval architects, 16 young South Australians are this week (Monday 27 June – Friday 1 July) diving into their future careers with a fully-funded maritime immersion experience spanning two states.

5 new technical colleges

Five new technical colleges to be built across South Australia

21 June 2022

Five new technical colleges will be built in South Australia, with the first at Findon High School to open by the start of the 2024 school year. The remaining 4 will open by 2026. 

Hundreds of Aboriginal students from across South Australia attended the first Aboriginal Career Exploration (ACE) careers expo.

Supporting Aboriginal students’ career pathways

1 June 2022

More than 400 Aboriginal students from across South Australia gathered in Adelaide last week to build career pathways at the first Aboriginal Career Exploration (ACE) Expo, ahead of the Santos Aboriginal Power Cup (SAPC).

A brightly painted building at Burton Primary School.

Bringing the community together at Burton Primary School

27 May 2022

A new Aboriginal Education Room and Community Hub was officially opened at Burton Primary School on Friday 27 May to coincide with the start of National Reconciliation Week (27 May to 3 June).