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Media Releases2018-08-28T05:45:12+00:00

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 [...]

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 the State’s public [...]

New Education Minister

Media Release: 27 August 2018 The Public Education Foundation welcomes the appointment of new Education Minister The Public Education Foundation (PEF) welcomes the appointment of The Hon. Dan Tehan MP as the new Commonwealth Minister for Education. The Foundation’s Executive Director, David Hetherington, congratulates Mr Tehan on his appointment and expresses PEF’s commitment to [...]

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