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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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Giving students every opportunity 

End of Year Appeal 22 November 2018 At the end of each year our hardworking scholarship panels finalise the lists of students who will receive our life-changing scholarships in 2019.  It's a difficult and often heartbreaking process, as we have been overwhelmed by need and potential in our public schools. In December, just before the end [...]

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Excellence and Service Recognised in Public Education across NSW

  WEDNESDAY 29 AUGUST  Ninety-one individuals and schools from across NSW have been acknowledged for their outstanding achievement and service to public education in today’s Minister’s and Secretary’s Awards. The awards recognise those who have made major contributions as role models to their peers, their schools and school communities, celebrating excellence within [...]

We're excited to announce a new scholarship for leaders in a State or Federal Department of Education. Check out the @tmbankau Emerging Leaders Scholarship for your chance to study at @Kennedy_School #PublicEducation Applications close 26 Feb https://t.co/0VDLa1t9ga

Public Education should be so proud of Teresa Polias - former Endeavour student, current primary school teacher and she tops the list of appearances in the W-League. @PEFOZ @dizdarm @LilaMularczyk @SydneyFC https://t.co/mZs0AWSXcj

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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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