Media Release

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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New Technical College to be established in South Australia

The Government will put forward an expression of interest calling for education sites and trade industries to take the lead in establishing a new technical college in Adelaide’s western suburbs, fulfilling a 100-day commitment of the Marshall Liberal Government.

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Statement regarding Colin Humphrys

Acting Attorney General John Gardner has moved to reassure South Australians that Colin Humphrys remains in detention after today’s decision by the Full Court of the Supreme Court.

 

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SA set for entrepreneurial education boost
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Marshall Government amends the law to protect children

The Marshall Liberal Government has delivered a significant improvement to the protection of children in South Australia with the passage of the Sentencing (Release on Licence) Amendment Bill.

 

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Liberal Government to crack down on truancy in our schools

A new Education and Children’s Services Bill will be introduced into Parliament this week, which will include measures to increase the Government’s powers to deal with chronic absenteeism in schools.

The introduction of the Bill was an election commitment of the Marshall Liberal Government, and has been delivered within 100 days of government as promised.

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Language studies set to be reinvigorated in SA schools

A suite of measures designed to reinvigorate language studies in SA schools has been introduced, fulfilling a 100-day commitment of the Marshall Liberal Government.

Since 2002, the proportion of Year 12 students studying a language other than English has halved.

 

 

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