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The Media Unit provides the community with updates on events, achievements and new initiatives within the department, in primary and secondary schools and relating to child protection across South Australia

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

SA education award winners revealed

12 October 2018

SA public educators have been recognised for their outstanding work at the annual SA Public Education Awards.

in News Article

More options for SAASTA students

2 October 2018

SAASTA will be expanding their subject selection for VET courses in 2019.

in News Article

Global software specialist to modernise SA education operations

25 September 2018

The state government has chosen the Civica education suite of software products that will modernise operations for all public schools and preschools.

in Media Release

PEACE packs address bullying

25 September 2018

Primary schools across SA have been trialling a new approach to tackle bullying.

in News Article

Wellbeing popular amongst girls

24 September 2018

A wellbeing program at Aberfoyle Park High School is positively influencing the learning outcomes of a group of girls.

in News Article

Learning Centre at the Royal Show

4 September 2018

Students across the state are showing and sharing their their farming and science skills at this years Royal Adelaide Show.

in Media Release

New $100m Whyalla High School

4 September 2018

A new $100 million secondary school in Whyalla, which will accommodate 1,500 students, has been announced.

in News Article

Clontarf to trial academies

15 August 2018

Four football academies for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander boys will be trialled in SA public schools from next year.

in News Article

State preschools rise above nation

15 August 2018

Almost 80% of SA state preschools have been officially rated as 'exceeding' in the NQS, compared to 59% nationally.

in News Article

Improved internet in remote schools

13 August 2018

Students and teachers at 8 government schools in the APY Lands will benefit from improved internet connectivity.

in Media Release

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