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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 School (AFTRS). [...]

Celebrating Achievements in Public Education: 1000th Scholar Recognised

15 May 2019 This evening the Public Education Foundation (PEF) will celebrate the achievements of students, teachers and principals in public schools across Australia at the Annual Proudly Public Awards Ceremony at Sydney Town Hall. Since the inception of PEF’s scholarships program 10 years ago, over 1,000 students have been supported with life-changing [...]

Exceptional Leadership Skills Recognised with Harvard Principals Scholarship

The Public Education Foundation, Teachers Mutual Bank and the Harvard Club of Australia are honoured to announce the recipients of the 2019 Principals Scholarships. The three outstanding principals will travel to the Harvard Graduate School of Education to undertake a professional education program specifically designed to strengthen the skills of educational leaders. This year’s [...]

NSW Minister’s and Secretary’s Award Nominations Open

Schools are invited to nominate outstanding staff, students, parents and school initiatives that really make a difference to student outcomes. The NSW Minister’s and Secretary’s Awards for Excellence, presented by the Public Education Foundation, is an annual celebration of the outstanding teachers, school leaders, support staff, students and parents in NSW public schools. The [...]

SAVE THE DATE: May Awards

Proudly Public Annual Awards Night 2019 To award recipients, friends and supporters, Planning is well underway for this year's Proudly Public Annual Awards Night. It's always a great honour to host this event and celebrate excellence and achievement in our public schools. Date: Wednesday 15 May 2019 Time: 6.45pm - 9pm Where: Sydney Town Hall, [...]

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 of this school [...]

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