Media Release

Springbank to remain open with Unley zone to expand

Springbank Secondary College will remain open, the Minister for Education has confirmed.

The school will become an unzoned school, with the entirety of the existing Springbank zone being incorporated into the Unley High School zone from 2021.

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Government unveils $2.9m drug education package

Three providers have been confirmed to deliver preventative alcohol and drug education in South Australian schools through a $2.9 million State Government funding package over three years.

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Welding simulators provide training edge for naval jobs

TAFE SA’s new state of the art Advanced Welder Training Centre is skilling students for the state’s shipbuilding jobs boom following the installation of 12 welding simulators, which are the most advanced of their kind in the world.

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SA schools encouraged to stand united against bullying and violence

South Australian schools are encouraged to say “no way” to bullying by signing up for the ninth National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence this Friday 15 March 2019.

The National Day of Action provides schools with the chance to focus on bullying prevention and the role that we can all play to create safer communities for children and young people.

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Three schools aiming to pilot Year 7 in high school in 2020

Three South Australian government schools have been identified to pilot the transition of Year 7 into high school, with the aim of informing planning for the statewide system move in 2022.

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Space school set to seize industry opportunity

Opportunities for school children across South Australia are set to skyrocket following on from yesterday’s historic announcement to locate the Australian Space Agency headquarters in Adelaide at Lot Fourteen.

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Five schools receive grants to trial innovative language education approaches

Five South Australian public schools have been awarded up to $50,000 each to support them to trial innovative approaches for improving the effectiveness, quality or sustainability of languages learning in the primary years.

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Funding boost for music education in South Australia

The State Government is injecting $7 million into a new music education strategy aimed at strengthening and expanding the quality of music education across South Australian primary schools, preschools and early childhood services.

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TAFE SA partners with sonnen to fuel battery jobs boom

TAFE SA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with sonnen to be the preferred accredited training partner for installers of their battery system and to fulfil local workforce requirements.

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State Government launches five specialist entrepreneurial schools

Banksia Park International High School, Seaton High School, Heathfield High School, Murray Bridge High School and Mount Gambier High School will be the state’s first specialist entrepreneurial schools, delivering learning programs that will promote and encourage entrepreneurial mindsets in students.

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