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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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2019 NSW Ministers and Secretarys Awards for Excellence

27 August 2019 Awards celebrate outstanding achievement in public education Outstanding student achievement and inspiring public education staff will be acknowledged today when over 110 individuals and schools are honoured at the 2019 NSW Minister’s and Secretary’s Awards for Excellence. The annual awards showcase NSW public school students, teachers, staff and [...]

NSW High Achiever Award

  The Public Education High Achiever Awards were established in 2019 to highlight to senior high school students the opportunities available through international university scholarship programs, such as the Rhodes and Fulbright scholarships. The Awards recognise high achieving students in public education who display excellence and consistency in the following areas: academic [...]

Looking forward to this! Why Singapore's education system tops the global leader board, and at what cost. Featuring some wonderful Australian teachers #AussieEd
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This country's students are the best in the world, while Australia is slipping further behind.

With 8 drama performers, 4 entertainment students, 2 featured singers, and 1 featured dancer, the students from @BossleyParkHS are hard at work preparing for this year's @SchoolsSpec! 🌟 🌟 🌟 👉 | #Spec19

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