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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 is supported by the NSW Department of Education and works in collaboration with schools, communities, individuals, the private sector and government agencies to help students achieve their full potential and acknowledge teaching and learning excellence in the public education system.

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2018 Student Scholarships NOW OPEN

July 20, 2017: Welcome to Term 3 for 2017! For us, it is a particularly exciting time of year as we are delighted to launch our main round of scholarships for 2018 which are now open.  I encourage you to visit the scholarships page on our website and read about the many [...]

After fleeing Aleppo less than 4 years ago, Baraa is excelling at Holroyd High School

Good evening everyone, I’m Baraa Omar from Holroyd High School. I come from Syria, Aleppo. I have been here in Australia for four years with my family consisting of my parents and my 3 siblings. I came when I was 12 years old; I came from Syria due to war in 2013. [...]

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Are scripture classes still relevant in secular public schools?

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