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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 [...]

Teachers Health Early Career Scholarship Recipient Announced

The Public Education Foundation (PEF) is delighted to announce that Damien Nicholls of Mylor Primary School, South Australia, is this year’s recipient of the Public Education Foundation’s Teachers Health Early Career Scholarship. Damien teaches Year 4 and Year 5 students and covers all subjects from Literacy, Numeracy to Health and Social Sciences [...]

The work of the Public Education Foundation (PEF) changes lives. It is inspiring to work with such committed Directors on the PEF Board, supported by the amazing PEF team. @NSWEducation @NSWSPC @nswppa @NSW_DPs @johnqgoh @belinda_giudice @mkitteringham @kozlowskijames1 @PEFOZ

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NSW Minister's & Secretary's Awards for Excellence! Don't wait for last minute to nominate a friend, colleague or your school! Nominations close on 15th June. @NSWEducation @smitchellmlc @nswppa @NSWSPC @GeorgeHarrisson @JaneCaro @LilaMularczyk @johnqgoh https://hubs.li/H0NcV7Q0

How much time do you spend planning what you teach? Our latest episode of the Teach podcast delves into our new curriculum resources and how they can help save you time on curriculum planning.

🎙️ Listen here: http://www.education.sa.gov.au/schools-and-educators/curriculum-and-teaching/teach-podcast

OPEN for nominations! NSW Minister’s and Secretary’s Awards for Excellence. "Secretary’s Award for an Outstanding School Initiative" is one of six award categories.
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NSW Minister's & Secretary's Awards for Excellence! Don't wait for the last minute to nominate a friend, a colleague or your school! Nominations close on Tuesday 15th June 2021. For more details and to nominate online, please visit our website. hubs.li/H0N1k6B0 ...
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“The announcement of funding for 15 hours weekly for universal preschool access for four year olds is a welcome first step in expanding early childhood education and care,” said David Hetherington, PEF’s Executive Director. “However, the Budget fails to address the central challenge in Australian education – the growing funding gap between public and non-government schools.”Read PEF's full statement regarding the Budget here: hubs.li/H0N6VTV0 ...
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