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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

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.

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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

Funding open for parent initiatives

10 August 2018

Parents and education sites are encouraged to apply for funding to help support parent engagement in their child's learning.

in Media Release

Scholarships for students in STEM

7 August 2018

Scholarships are available to support underrepresented student groups to continue their involvement in STEM learning and careers.

in Media Release

Science Alive Careers Day funding

3 August 2018

The State Government will invest $45,000 over the next 3 years to host the Science Alive Careers Day.

in News Article

Masters for Teachers Scholarship

30 July 2018

The opportunity to undertake a masters degree funded by the state government is available for public education teachers across SA.

in Media Release

Quorn Kindy bringing art to life

30 July 2018

Quorn Kindergarten among 700 exhibitions across the state featured in the SALA Festival

in News Article

Better infrastructure for schools

24 July 2018

See how the education department is managing school capacity in the west.

in News Article

2018 SA NAIDOC Award

10 July 2018

Department for Education employee wins 2018 SA NAIDOC Aboriginal Trainee of the Year Award

in News Article