Media Release

Non-government schools funding

The State Liberals have welcomed today’s announcement regarding increased funding to non-government schools in South Australia.

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TAFE SA Executives' $94,500 reward

The State Liberals are calling on the Minister for Education Susan Close to rule out further pay bonuses for TAFE SA executives who have overseen the unfolding accreditation fiasco.

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State Government must rule out bonus to TAFE CEO

The Weatherill Government must rule out the payment of a bonus to the TAFE SA CEO, with the training of 2,500 students jeopardised by the problems facing TAFE’s accreditation.

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Close has many questions to answer about TAFE revelations

Weatherill Government Minister for Higher Education and Skills Susan Close has many questions to answer surrounding her handling of the TAFE accreditation imbroglio.

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SA needs to catch up on child care assessment

The State Liberals are calling on the Minister for Education Susan Close to ensure the assessment of South Australia’s child care centres is lifted to at least the national average in the shortest possible time.

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Distressing NAPLAN results

Today’s disappointing NAPLAN results reveal a decade of declining performance under the Weatherill Labor Government, according to the State Liberals.

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State Liberals to Focus on Language in Schools

The State Liberals will today launch another key education policy, with a push to reinvigorate the study of languages in South Australian schools.

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Christmas carol ban a grinch act

The State Liberals have called on the Weatherill Labor Government to abandon a draft schools procedure that could see Christmas carols banned in SA public schools.

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Too Much Violence in Our Schools

Education Department figures show that violence in South Australian schools remains at an unacceptably high level, according to the State Liberals.

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School breakfast programs to be extended across SA

The State Liberals will commit $300,000 to make breakfast programs available to every school that needs one, as part of the Literacy Guarantee policy to be released today.

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