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National leader in early childhood reform appointed to head new office

28 September 2023

A national expert in early childhood – who led the introduction of preschool changes in Victoria – has been appointed to lead the reform of the early years system in South Australia and the delivery of universal preschool for three-year-olds.

Paracombe Primary and Preschool officially opens

28 September 2023

Paracombe Primary and Preschool officially opened its new preschool today, including a new standalone building and an outdoor learning area.

Warriappendi School to make fresh start near the Torrens

22 September 2023

A renowned school for Aboriginal students will move to bigger and better premises at Thebarton as part of a State Government relocation plan linked to the River Torrens to Darlington Project.

SA Training Awards winners announced

22 September 2023

A student-run café, a diversity and inclusion administrator working in the Arts, a Riverland carpentry apprentice passionate about on-site mental health initiatives and a female automotive electrical trainee are just four of the exceptional winners in this year’s South Australian Training Awards.

Hamilton Secondary College performing arts centre officially open

21 September 2023

A new performing arts centre at Hamilton Secondary College is the standout feature of a $9.23 million facility upgrade, officially opened today.