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.
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.
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.
Learn more about our scholarship recipients: their diverse and unique stories and how the scholarship has changed their lives.
News and Events
Our media releases, news articles and resource links highlight the value of public education and contribute to education-related debates and discussions
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 [...]