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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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Exceptional Leadership Skills Recognised with Harvard Principals Scholarship

The Public Education Foundation, Teachers Mutual Bank and the Harvard Club of Australia are honoured to announce the recipients of the 2021 Principals Scholarships. The three outstanding principals will undertake a professional education program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education that is specifically designed to strengthen the skills of educational leaders. [...]

New Early Childhood Funding Welcome, but Budget Misses Opportunities for Education

The Public Education Foundation (PEF) welcomes a major new commitment to early childhood education and care (ECEC) in the 2021 Federal Budget, as well as additional commitments to TAFE. However, the Budget misses critical opportunities to level the playing field for public schools and reduces critical funding for universities while diverting funding [...]

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Last chance to register for this Thursday's Professional Learning Webinar: Communicating to Parents with The Hon. Mr Adrian Piccoli - https://mailchi.mp/austcolled.com.au/ace-jump-into-june-profession-learning-and-events-1327890

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Education International has been in contact & would love more responses from members in Australia about the impact of the pandemic on education. We have a unique & important story to tell. The survey closes on 4 August & takes around 25 minutes.

https://s2survey.net/EducAP/?r=aus1

TAFE changes lives. #RebuildwithTAFE
https://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/7359708/from-dropout-to-leader-the-new-cit-course-changing-lives/

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Scholarship opportunities for Primary and Secondary students! There are a number of different scholarships available for primary and secondary students in public schools across Australia. Closing date for scholarship applications are:- Scholarships for secondary school students will close on 14 September 2021.- Scholarships for primary school students will close on 21 September 2021.Please visit our website to confirm the closing dates of individual scholarships and to apply online. hubs.li/H0TjPm90 ...
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DEADLINE TODAY! Applications for scholarships for students moving on to tertiary education in 2022 will tonight. There's still time to do it! Share this post and tell your friends about it. The scholarship could make someone's dreams come true.Visit our website for details and to apply online hubs.li/H0TjNKV0 ...
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DEADLINE: 3rd August! Applications for scholarships for students moving on to tertiary education in 2022 will close tomorrow. There's still time to do it! Share this post and tell your friends about it. The scholarship could make someone's dreams come true.Visit our website for details and to apply online hubs.li/H0TcKXp0 ...
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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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