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The Public Education Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to providing life-changing scholarships to young people in public education and enhancing the value and reputation of public schools.

The Foundation works in collaboration with schools, communities, unions, business and government to help students achieve their full potential and support teaching and learning excellence in the public education system.

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Our life-changing  scholarships help students overcome barriers to achievement created by social and economic disadvantage. We also reward academic achievement in our public schools.

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There are many ways you can help the Public Education Foundation to assist young people in public education. Your support can change a student’s life and help them realise their full potential.

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Learn more about our scholarship recipients: their diverse and unique stories and how the scholarship has changed their lives.

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Our media releases, news articles and resource links highlight the value of public education and contribute to education-related debates and discussions

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LATEST NEWS

Our media releases, news articles and resource links highlight the value of public education and contribute to education-related debates and discussions.

NSW Public Schools Celebrate Excellence and Innovation

Students, teachers and parents have been acknowledged for their outstanding achievements, resilience and contribution to public education at the 2022 NSW Minister’s and Secretary’s Awards for Excellence. Minister for Education and Early Learning Sarah Mitchell said the 128 awards showcase schools with innovative programs for literacy, numeracy, science, [...]

Teachers Mutual Bank Victorian Mid-Career Scholarship Recipient Announced

The Public Education Foundation and Teachers Mutual Bank have announced that Marley Collins, of McClelland College is this year’s recipient of the Public Education Foundation’s Teachers Mutual Bank Victorian Mid-Career Scholarship. She is teaching literacy intervention and English. This scholarship supports public school teachers in Victoria who have been [...]

Principals, Educators & School Leaders! Check out this Harvard leadership program hosted in Sydney.

@HarvardClubAust is offering over 40 scholarships. Deadline for scholarships: 18th October. Apply here: https://hubs.li/Q01nYYkf0

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👉 The National Mental Health Commission wants to hear from young people about their experiences on the mental health or suicide prevention system in the community! (1/3)

An important commitment from NSW Labor today committing to lift wages and tackle workloads. #MoreThanThanks
https://news.nswtf.org.au/blog/media-release/2022/10/nsw-labor-commits-action-causes-teacher-shortage

CLOSES FRIDAY
There is still time to submit your abstract for the ACSSO National Conference focusing on Family Engagement. Closes October 7 - join us and tell us your family engagement journey https://acsso.joyn-us.app/

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Inviting all public school students to join our Holiday Greeting Card Design Competition! Our theme for 2022 is “Holiday Wishes and Dreams”. The three winning entries will have their design printed as our 2022 Holiday Greeting card. The cards will include the student’s name, and the name of the school. Each winning participant will receive 25 printed cards, and their school will receive 100 cards of the student’s design. Competition closes on 21st October.Visit our website for details: hubs.li/Q01npY710 ... See MoreSee Less
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EXTENDED! Scholarships for primary students in Victoria!Phillips Brothers Foundation Victorian Primary Scholarship offers scholarships for primary-school students entering year 5 in 2023. There are up to 14 scholarships available for Victorian students going into Year 5 in 2023. The scholarship will provide financial support of $1,000 per year in year 5 and year 6 for each student (total scholarship value is $2,000 per student).hubs.li/Q01npT6F0 ... See MoreSee Less
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OUR SUPPORTERS

The Public Education Foundation is supported by a wide range of government, philanthropic, and private sector partners as well as individual donors. We thank them for their generosity.

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