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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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Awards Celebrate Excellence in Public Education

  Education Minister Rob Stokes today honoured the most outstanding students, teachers and parents across NSW public schools in the Minister’s Awards for Excellence for 2017. Mr Stokes said the awards highlight the tremendous contribution that students, teachers, principals, parents and school communities make to public education. “Congratulations to all award winners who have [...]

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GO Foundation Indigenous Scholarship Launched

MEDIA RELEASE 30 August 2017:  The GO Foundation Public Education Scholarships: Empowering Indigenous Students The Public Education Foundation (PEF) is excited to announce the launch of the new GO Foundation Scholarships for Indigenous students in NSW public schools. The GO Foundation seeks to empower Indigenous youth through education. Founded by Adam Goodes [...]

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