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Read all about events, achievements and new initiatives within the department and our schools and preschools on this page. Also see media releases.

Is your family bushfire ready?

6 January 2021

Hundreds of public schools, preschools and kindergartens are in bushfire prone areas. Here’s a handy guide on what you need to know and where to find it.

Let’s get reception ready

4 January 2021

Waving goodbye to your child as they start their schooling journey can be hard for parents and kids alike. Here are some tips to make the transition into school smoother for everyone. 

2021 building for the future

4 January 2021

New buildings and facility upgrades are coming to a public school near you, with more than 100 major capital works projects underway across South Australia.

Help name Goolwa’s new high school

17 December 2020

A shortlist of potential names for the new secondary school in Goolwa have been released.

Schools consulted on mobile phone policy

4 December 2020

Educators can now provide feedback on the draft mobile phones policy, which will be introduced in government schools in 2021.