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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

COVID-19: Renmark North Primary School closure on Wednesday April 1

31 March 2020

Renmark North Primary School will be closed on Wednesday April 1 2020.

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COVID-19: Barossa region closures

29 March 2020

All schools, early childhood facilities and out of school hours care (OSHC) services in and between Nuriootpa, Tanunda, Angaston, Lyndoch and Williamstown will close from Monday 30 March.

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Pupil free days – 6 to 9 April

26 March 2020

Monday 6 April to Thursday 9 April will be pupil free days in South Australian government schools and preschools.

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SWIFT soars with 400 sites connected

2 March 2020

Crystal Brook Primary School has become the 400th site to receive a high-speed, fibre-optic internet connection through SWiFT.

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Get a glimpse of north-eastern school upgrades

28 February 2020

Families in the north-eastern suburbs will today get a glimpse of what their upgraded school will look like, with concept designs revealed today.

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Designs revealed for schools in west

27 February 2020

Eight more designs for school upgrades in Adelaide’s western suburbs have been revealed, as part of its record $1.3 billion capital works program that will create thousands of jobs across the state.

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Students celebrated at Governor’s Civics Awards

21 February 2020

Six students and 2 school groups have been recognised for their outstanding work and civic involvement in the Governor’s Civics in Schools Awards at a formal ceremony held at Government House yesterday.

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More support for EALD students

10 February 2020

Educators now have access to resources that will help them support Aboriginal students learning English as an additional language.

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Funding supports parents engagement

7 February 2020

Thirty state government schools and preschools have received a share in $80,000 funding to support parent engagement at their sites.

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Music PD available for teachers

3 February 2020

Educators are encouraged to register their interest in professional development aimed at developing their capability and confidence in teaching music.

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