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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.

  • Craig Reucassel

Building Great Australian Lives

Public Education Campaign 24 July 2018 The Public Education Foundation is delighted to announce the launch today of its campaign “Proudly Public: Building Great Australian Lives”. The campaign highlights the pivotal place of public schooling in Australian life and invites viewers to consider how public education has shaped their own life experiences. [...]

  • Sascha Colley, First State Super Teachers Scholarship

Ainslie School Teacher Wins First State Super Scholarship

MEDIA RELEASE 22 May 2018 First State Super Teachers Scholarship Recipient Announced The Public Education Foundation is delighted to announce that Sascha Colley from Ainslie School in the ACT is the recipient of the inaugural Public Education Foundation’s First State Super Teachers Scholarship. She received her award at the Public Education Foundation’s [...]

Punchbowl Boys’ High School would like to thank Punchbowl Public School for hosting us today as a part of Science Week.

Thank you to our Year 8 students for successfully leading the learning stations for primary school students.



Our wonderful celebration of NAIDOC Week. 'Because of her, we can' NAIDOC Week 2018 https://t.co/p1EFyPJnvy #filmpond #films

I'm very proud of my school being at the forefront of the growth in women's sport. Our Talented Sport Program provides a high performance environment for girls across 14 sports. Check them out in this video. #girlssport @PEFOZ @SusanTolhurst @LilaMularczyk @dizdarm

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These impressive young men from Chester Hill High School come from the war torn countries of Afghanistan and Syria. This year they have received the Friends of Zainab Senior Scholarship for students with a refugee background. Our scholarships for secondary school students are now open: publiceducationfoundation.org.au/scholarships/students-scholarships/ ... See MoreSee Less

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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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