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Media Contact – Christian Schools Australia

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21 February 2024 Media Contact – Christian Schools Australia   Christian Schools Australia (CSA) is the largest association of Christian schools in the country and has member schools educating over 86,000 students and employing more than 13,500 staff at more than 200 locations across Australia. CSA member schools provide high quality education within an authentic … Continued

Torrens University and CLSSA collaboration creates new epicentre for language and cultural education in South Australia

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Torrens University Australia and Community Language Schools South Australia (CLSSA) have joined forces to create an innovative language learning hub, that aims to propel CLSSA to the forefront of language education and foster a vibrant tapestry of cultural diversity within South Australian communities.  With funding support from Multicultural Affairs in the Department of the Premier … Continued

Extreme heat costs families as schools become unsafe for kids

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February 20, 2024   Families in Western Australia are bearing the burden of extreme heat and fire risks this summer. Today, 28 schools in southern Western Australia are closed due to catastrophic fire conditions impacting more than 2000 students. Just weeks ago students returned to school in Perth in the midst of yet another heat … Continued

MEDIA ALERT: UNSW Nuclear Innovation Centre launch

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The UNSW Nuclear Innovation Centre will officially open Thursday 22 February 2024. The Centre has been set up to advance Australia’s nuclear industry and skills, including interests in medicine, irradiated materials, waste management, space exploration and mining. The Centre will be especially relevant for Australia’s AUKUS commitments.   The Hon. Pat Conroy MP, Minister for … Continued

Tourism and international education in the spotlight

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The Trade Subcommittee of the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade will hold a public hearing today in Adelaide for its inquiry into Australia’s tourism and international education sectors. The Subcommittee will hear evidence from the international education sector including several universities, TAFE SA and StudyAdelaide. The Subcommittee will also hear from the South Australian … Continued

ITECA Supports Overdue Review of Australian Apprenticeships Incentive System

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The Australian Government’s strategic review of the Australian apprenticeships incentive system is overdue but welcome according to the Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA), the peak body representing independent providers in the skills training, higher education, and international education sectors. “This review is timely and necessary, given the significant decline in apprentice and trainee commencements … Continued

AI Pioneer, Sal Khan, Exclusively Keynotes EduTECH

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EduTECH, Australia’s largest festival of education, secures an exclusive keynote address from Sal Khan, founder of Khan Academy and Khanmigo for 2024. “We’re thrilled to welcome Sal Khan, a champion for accessible education and AI thought leader, to keynote EduTECH,” said Arron Penman, Project Director. “His transformative work with Khan Academy and Khanmigo perfectly aligns … Continued

Stephanie Alexander AO responds to Australian Curriculum change as her Kitchen Garden Foundation celebrates 20 years

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The Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation celebrates the recent changes made by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) to the Food and Wellbeing curriculum connection. We applaud the shift towards positive messaging in line with the Foundation’s approach to learning. Hundreds of references to terms including BMI, weight, calories and diets have been removed from school … Continued

Calling young and emerging musicians in ensembles from across the country ….

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Applications are NOW OPEN for the prestigious 2024 Australian Festival of Chamber Music International Masterclasses Program   Applications are NOW OPEN for young and emerging musicians in ensembles from across the country to register for the prestigious Australian Festival of Chamber Music’s (AFCM) International Masterclasses Program, to be led by acclaimed music maker, clarinettist, chamber musician, … Continued

MEDIA ALERT – 12 PM PRESS CONFERENCE

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PRESS CONFERENCE     NSW Environment Protection Authority Chief Executive Officer Tony Chappel will be joined by NSW Department of Education Secretary Murat Dizdar and Executive Director Health Protection NSW Dr Jeremy McAnulty to give an update on the ongoing investigation into mulch containing asbestos and testing at schools.   WHEN: 12:00pm today    WHERE: 52 Martin Place (near Phillip Street entrance) Sydney CBD, Sydney, NSW   … Continued