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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

Education building bonanza commences

13 May 2020

Shovels are in the ground and construction has begun on the first group of school upgrades across South Australia.

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Construction begins on new Angle Vale school

7 May 2020

Construction is underway on the brand new B-12 school at Angle Vale, providing another major jobs boost for the state’s construction industry.

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Schools set for $10m disability boost

7 May 2020

Ten public high schools are set to receive new specialised education facilities for students with disability, in time for when year 7 moves to high school in 2022.

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Construction of new Whyalla school underway

5 May 2020

Construction on Whyalla’s new $100 million secondary school has begun, with South Australian based Sarah Constructions managing the build.

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New zones proposed for Angle Vale

4 May 2020

The proposed school zones for the new, 1675-student Angle Vale birth to year 12 school have been released.

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Felixstow Community School prioritises local enrolments

30 April 2020

The Felixstow Community School Capacity Management Plan (CMP) has been updated to allow the school to prioritise local enrolments.

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Submission dates for Springbank Review

29 April 2020

Local families, educators and the broader community in the inner south of Adelaide will be invited to provide feedback on the future secondary education needs of young people in the area.

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Schools open for term 2

27 April 2020

Schools and preschools across the state are preparing to welcome many students back into the classroom for term 2 this morning.

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School and preschool maintenance package

23 April 2020

Almost 500 schools and preschools in South Australia will receive grants to undertake priority maintenance work.

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Parent letter from Chief Public Health Officer

23 April 2020

Professor Nicola Spurrier has written to parents encouraging students to return to school for term 2.

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