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Media releases

The department's Media Unit keeps the community engaged through the media with the latest media releases on various initiatives and events relating to public education.

Minister for Education

Media releases from the minister may also be relevant to our work. For more information visit the premier's website.

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.

Department media releases

Cadell Primary School to close at the end of 2020

Tuesday, 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.

Statewide parent engagement survey

Tuesday, 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.

Felixstow Community School prioritises local enrolments

Thursday, 30 April, 2020

The Felixstow Community School Capacity Management Plan (CMP) has been updated to allow the school to prioritise local enrolments.

Funding supports parents engagement

Friday, 7 February, 2020

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

Roma Mitchell Secondary introduces CMP

Thursday, 23 January, 2020

Roma Mitchell Secondary College has introduced a capacity management plan (CMP) to assist with the management of enrolment numbers and ensure local families have priority access.

Mark Oliphant College updates CMP

Thursday, 5 December, 2019

More local families will be able to enrol their child into reception and year 8 at Mark Oliphant College following the successful management of enrolments through the existing capacity management plan introduced in 2016.

Opportunity knocks for SA youth

Friday, 29 November, 2019

The state government has committed to an additional $600,000 over the next 3 years to the Youth Opportunities Association SA to run their Personal Leadership Training Program.

Trinity Gardens School CMP

Thursday, 28 November, 2019

Trinity Gardens School has introduced a capacity management plan (CMP) to assist with the management of enrolment numbers and ensure families living within the preschool catchment and school zone have priority access.

Aboriginal science in SA schools

Tuesday, 20 August, 2019

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

Year 7 to high school regional consultation

Tuesday, 25 June, 2019

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