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QUESTION - ELECTRONIC SACE EXAMS

Mr COWDREY (Colton) (14:27): My question is to the Minister for Education. Can the minister update the house on the conduct of the first electronic SACE exam, and did any issues arise from that exam?

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ESTIMATE REPLIES - GOVERNMENT ADVERTISING

In reply to Dr CLOSE (Port Adelaide—Deputy Leader of the Opposition) (26 September 2018). (Estimates Committee B)

The Hon. J.A.W. GARDNER (Morialta—Minister for Education): I have been advised of the following:

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MINISTERIAL STATEMENT- TAFE SA - ASQA INTERIM REPORT

The Hon. J.A.W. GARDNER (Morialta—Minister for Education) (13:08): I seek leave to make a ministerial statement.

Leave granted.

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ESTIMATE REPLIES - LITERACY & NUMERACY PROGRAMS

In reply to Ms WORTLEY (Torrens) (26 September 2018). (Estimates Committee B)

The Hon. J.A.W. GARDNER (Morialta—Minister for Education): I have been advised of the following:

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ESTIMATE REPLIES-SCHOOLS, LANGUAGE PROGRAMS

In reply to Dr CLOSE (Port Adelaide—Deputy Leader of the Opposition) (26 September 2018). (Estimates Committee B)

The Hon. J.A.W. GARDNER (Morialta—Minister for Education):

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ESTIMATE REPLIES - PRESCHOOL ATTENDANCE

In reply to Dr CLOSE (Port Adelaide—Deputy Leader of the Opposition) (26 September 2018). (Estimates Committee B)

The Hon. J.A.W. GARDNER (Morialta—Minister for Education): I have been advised of the following:

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Question - TAFE SA - 24/10/2018

Mr McBRIDE (MacKillop) (14:32): My question is to the Minister for Education. Can the minister advise the house how the government's budget rescue package is supporting TAFE SA, and what are some of the challenges that the organisation has had to overcome?

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BILL - EDUCATION AND CHILDREN'S SERVICES BILL SECOND READING

The Hon. J.A.W. GARDNER (Morialta—Minister for Education) (15:41): I am very pleased to rise to close the second reading on the Education and Children's Services Bill. It has been some time coming for this bill to have passage through the parliament. It has in a fairly different form, but with significant similarities, passed the parliament before. Of course, the bill has been in one form or another considered for some significant time.

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QUESTION- TEA TREE GULLY TOY LIBRARY 23/10/2018

Ms LUETHEN (King) (14:19): My question is to the Minister for Education. Can the minister advise the house about the details of grants to the Tea Tree Gully Toy Library and, in particular, whether the government has or has not increased funding to the Tea Tree Gully Toy Library over what the previous government was providing?

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QUESTION - TAFE SA - 23/10/2018

Mr PEDERICK (Hammond) (14:13): Thank you, Mr Speaker. My question is to the Minister for Education. Can the minister update the house on measures being undertaken to better support TAFE SA and advise what challenges the organisation is dealing with?

The SPEAKER: The Minister for Education.

The Hon. J.A.W. GARDNER (Morialta—Minister for Education) (14:13): Thank you very much, sir, and I am very pleased to have this important question from the member for Hammond, who understands how important TAFE SA is not just for the students studying but also for the needs of South Australian businesses that have workforce needs and for the South Australian economy as a whole.

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