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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

New $100m Whyalla High School

15 August 2018

A new $100 million secondary school in Whyalla, which will accommodate 1,500 students, has been announced.

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State preschools rise above nation

14 August 2018

Almost 80% of SA state preschools have been officially rated as 'exceeding' in the NQS, compared to 59% nationally.

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Science Alive Careers Day funding

3 August 2018

The State Government will invest $45,000 over the next 3 years to host the Science Alive Careers Day.

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Quorn Kindy bringing art to life

27 July 2018

Quorn Kindergarten among 700 exhibitions across the state featured in the SALA Festival

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Better infrastructure for schools

24 July 2018

See how the education department is managing school capacity in the west.

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2018 SA NAIDOC Award

10 July 2018

Department for Education employee wins 2018 SA NAIDOC Aboriginal Trainee of the Year Award

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Improved internet in remote schools

6 July 2018

Students and teachers at 8 government schools in the APY Lands to benefit from improved internet connectivity.

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Mandatory test for new teachers

6 July 2018

New teachers to sit mandatory literacy and numeracy test from 2019

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New Tech College for SA

28 June 2018

An EOI will be put forward calling for education sites and industries to take the lead in establishing a new tech college.

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Lift in entrepreneurial education

25 June 2018

Four public schools will become hotbeds for South Australia’s next generation of entrepreneurs.

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