WE CELEBRATE PUBLIC EDUCATION

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.

Proudly Public!, our Annual Awards Night, will be held on Wednesday 17 May 2017 at Sydney Town Hall. This event is dedicated to celebrating the achievements of our students, teachers and public school communities. Everyone with a passion for public education is invited to attend.

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

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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.

Harvard Scholars Announced

7 April 2017: The Public Education Foundation, Teachers Mutual Bank and the Harvard Club of Australia are excited to announce the 2017 Harvard Club of Australia Scholars.  The three outstanding principals from across Australia are off to the Harvard Graduate School of Education to undertake a professional education program. This year’s Harvard [...]

New Public Education Foundation website launched

16 March 2017: The Public Education Foundation team is excited to launch a new website today.  The revised website is designed to better support the Foundation’s work in providing life-changing scholarships to young people in public education and promoting the value and reputation of our public schools. With the increasing number and [...]

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School investment much needed, v welcome. Yet another reminder why states need #Gonski support #auspol https://t.co/PikmAiuOPk

This year the NSWTF is providing 15 Future Teacher Scholarships. Applications close at 4pm on Friday 28 April 2017. https://t.co/exTx7PQyyZ

Great to visit Belinda Wall & team at Woonona HS with my colleague @GeorgeHarrisson - clear impact of high expectations & sustained staff PL

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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.