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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

Primary School choirs to join forces with local RSLs

Hundreds of Festival of Music students and their teachers will temporarily step back from their holidays to pay their respects and sing songs of Remembrance in a series of RSL choir performances to

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SA students leading the way for learning

Students are changing the way they are taught and how they learn, following a successful pilot program.

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Aboriginal science in SA schools

The scientific practices of South Australian Aboriginal Nations will be brought into the classroom for the first time in the state.

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Royal Show education and fun at the DECD Learning Centre

Science busking, student clown troupes and the opportunity to feed baby animals are just some of the highlights at the DECD Learning Centre, which opens at The Royal Adelaide Show today.

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Major school upgrades announced

More than 90 public schools will be upgraded as part of the Building Better Schools program.

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Public teaching jobs offer chance to shape SA’s future

170 teaching positions open today in country and metropolitan public schools across South Australia.

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Hallett Cove School puts the fun back into physics

An action packed day of crashing, crumpling and calculating awaits for around 30 Hallett Cove School students who, as part of a locally based partnership with Automotive Safety Engineering (ASE), w

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Time travelling students

A new ebook has been launched by the DECD - allowing students to view some of the world's oldest fossils which were found in the Flinders Ranges.

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Year 7 to high school regional consultation

Communities are being invited to have their say on how year 7 will move to high school.

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Northern suburbs school has a million reasons to celebrate

A $1 million redevelopment that includes a new entrance way and administration area will be officially opened at The Pines School in Parafield Gardens today.

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