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Why A Good Public Education System Matters in Modern Australia”

The Public Education Foundation has a critical role to play in advancing the value and reputation of public education by actively advocating for the sector and celebrating excellence and achievement within it.

The Public Education Foundation Essay Competition is open to NSW year 11 students who attend public schools.  Students need to write a 400 word essay on ‘Why a Good Public Education System Matters in Modern Australia/’

The winning entry will receive a $1,000 scholarship from the Foundation to support their education expenses.

Entries will be judged by members of the Retired Teachers Association and will be assessed on quality of content, originality and format.

Government funded education is responsible for providing the next generation of future workers for Australia and by ensuring the strong development of the public education system, we can safeguard the economic, social prosperity of Australia for many more years to come.

Lea Osmanagic, Essay Competition winner, 2016

Read the full essay here. 

Applications for the Public Education Foundation’s Essay Competition are now open.

Public Education Foundation Essay Competition

May 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Public Education Foundation Essay Competition

“Why a Good Public Education System Matters in Modern Australia” The Public Education Foundation has a critical role to play in advancing the value and reputation of public education by actively advocating for the sector and celebrating excellence and achievement within it. The Public Education Foundation Essay Competition is open to NSW year 11 students who attend public schools.  Students need to write a 400-word essay on Why a Good Public Education System Matters in Modern Australia.  The winning entry will receive a $1,000 scholarship from the Foundation to support their education expenses. Who can apply? Students who are currently enrolled [...]

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