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Building Great Australian Lives

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. We have launched a new campaign promoting the importance of our vibrant, inclusive and high-quality public schools to the community.

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New Scholarship for Students in Western Sydney

  We are proud to partner with the Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue on a new scholarship to support students in secondary schools in Western Sydney. The Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue Scholarship targets students moving into the critical years of years of senior high school to help them achieve their potential. Each scholarship [...]

Refugee Storytelling Scholarship Launched

Storytelling Scholarship Launched to Encourage Greater Understanding of the Refugee Experience Today we launch an exciting new tertiary scholarship, the Australia for UNHCR Beddie Scholarship. This scholarship is for a refugee intending to pursue a career in the creative industries. It will support study at the prestigious Australian Film Television and Radio [...]

Under the new C/W-Qld funding agreement Qld public schools will only be funded at 91% of the Schooling Resource Standard at best by 2032. Private schools continue to be funded at over 100%. Qld Labor Govt must end cuts to public schools & ensure they are funded at 100% by 2023.

Our Western Australian Graduate Teacher Induction Program, with mentoring and coaching, supports early career teachers get off to a great start.
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A big thank you to all those who supported our #EOFY fundraiser. We can now support an additional 30 students with scholarships in 2020.
Our work would not be possible without your support.
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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.