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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

Families showing confidence in year 7 move

27 October 2020

South Australian families are embracing the move of year 7 into high school, with enrolments at the state’s three pilot schools set to rise in 2021.

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Program exposes students to film industry

22 October 2020

South Australia’s aspiring young filmmakers will have the opportunity to get hands on experience in the state’s growing screen industry, thanks to a partnership with the Adelaide Film Festival.

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Cadell Primary School to close at the end of 2020

22 September 2020

Cadell Primary School will close and amalgamate with Ramco Primary School at the end of this year following a parent vote endorsing the move.

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Consultation opens on new schools' names

14 September 2020

Community consultation has begun on the proposed names for three out of four brand new schools set to open in 2022.

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New curriculum resources

10 September 2020

South Australian teachers are being supported to help bring the national curriculum to the classroom like never before.

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Statewide parent engagement survey

8 September 2020

Parents are invited to share their experience of engaging with their child’s school and learning in the first ever statewide survey of families.

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Phonics Screening Check begins

17 August 2020

Year 1 students across South Australian government schools will complete the 2020 Phonics Screening Check from today.

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Year 7 to High School job opportunities

13 August 2020

From today, permanent primary school teachers looking for a new experience can apply to teach in high school.

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COVID-19 update – Roma Mitchell Secondary College

2 August 2020

Roma Mitchell Secondary College will reopen on Wednesday 5 August 2020.

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COVID-19 update – Thebarton Senior College

2 August 2020

Thebarton Senior College will reopen on Monday 17 August 2020.

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