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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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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.

2017 Budget is one step forward, two steps back on schools funding

10 May 2017: The Public Education Foundation (PEF) welcomes some small steps forward in education funding in the 2017 Budget, but remains deeply concerned by the overall direction of the Government’s new policy. As outlined last week’s Gonski 2.0 announcement, the Government has rightly endorsed needs-based funding as a bedrock principle for [...]

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The Public Education Foundation is preparing to showcase the best and the brightest from our public schools at our annual celebration of public education.  We would be delighted if you could join us at this celebration which will take place at Sydney Town Hall on Wednesday 17 May.  This free event showcases [...]

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Scholarships for future teachers and sponsorships for existing teachers are NOW OPEN! Visit us at https://t.co/jtCLDqWeIk for more info!

Students from Cabramatta, Prairiewood, Fairvale & Westfields Sports High Schools receive scholarships #ProudlyPublic
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Westfields Sports High School, Prairiewood High School, Fairvale High School and Cabramatta High School students... https://t.co/hcQ21471Rf

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The Public Education Foundation is supported by the NSW Department of Education in collaboration with schools, communities, philanthropic, individual and private sector supporters.

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