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Media Releases2020-03-29T22:16:15+00:00

Public and Proud

A farewell note from Melanie Morrison:  March 17. 2020 Over the past three and a half years as Communications Manager at the Public Education Foundation I’ve spent a great deal of time, too much perhaps, on social media. As a proud product of public education, I feel compelled to back a system that provided [...]

Australia for UNHCR Beddie Scholarship recipient announced  

MEDIA RELEASE: February 12, 2020 We are delighted to announce that Joelle Sanounou is the recipient of the inaugural Australia for UNHCR Beddie Scholarship. This scholarship was created to support a refugee to study at the prestigious Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS). Joelle Sanounou, a Syrian refugee, arrived in Australia three years [...]

New Teachers Mutual Bank Victorian Mid-Career Teachers Scholarship

MEDIA RELEASE February 5, 2020 New Victorian Mid-Career Teachers Scholarship We are excited to launch the new Teachers Mutual Bank Mid-Career Scholarship for public school teachers in Victoria who have been teaching for between five and fifteen years. The scholarship has been established with Teachers Mutual Bank and will provide $10,000 to spend on [...]

Card Competition Winners

With over 250 excellent entries for our inaugural Christmas and Thank You card competition, it was a hard competition to judge. But we have six winners and a runner up. Christmas Cards Meg Gorey, Moulamein Public School Isha Chanana, Gosford High School Alexandra Ryan, Putney Public School Runner-up: Paige-Halloran De Bruyn, Winston Heights Public [...]

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 parents who [...]

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 performance extra-curricular [...]

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