Interview on FIVEaa, Breakfast with David Penberthy and Will Goodings   

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on FIVEaa, Breakfast with David Penberthy and Will Goodings    Topics:  Release of Gonski 2.0 report 30/04/2018 08:11AM   David Penberthy:         Federal Education Minister Senator Simon Birmingham joins us. Senator, good morning to you.     Simon Birmingham:     Good morning Will, good morning Penbo.   David Penberthy:         Now, Birmo, this is a pretty…

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Interview on 3AW Mornings with Neil Mitchell

  E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on 3AW Mornings with Neil Mitchell    Topics: Release of Gonski 2.0 report 30/04/2018 08:52am   Neil Mitchell:                On the line is the Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham, good morning.   Simon Birmingham:     Good morning, Neil.   Neil Mitchell:                Do you think teachers being social engineers has harmed their standing?…

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Interview on ABC News Breakfast with Michael Rowland and Virginia Trioli

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC News Breakfast with Michael Rowland and Virginia Trioli Topics: Release of Gonski 2.0 report 30/04/2018 07:33AM   Michael Rowland:        Let’s go straight back to our top story this morning, those wide-ranging changes to education recommended in the latest Gonski report. For more, let’s speak now to the Federal Education Minister,…

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Interview on Channel 7 Sunrise with Natalie Barr

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Channel 7 Sunrise with Natalie Barr Topics: Release of Gonski 2.0 report 30/04/2018 06:45AM   Natalie Barr:                 Well, the second Gonski report into our education system has recommended a new online test to regularly assess each student and measure their progress. The test, called Teaching Tools, would also help teachers…

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Doorstop interview, Alice Springs

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Alice Springs Topics: Connected Beginnings program; Community Child Care Fund; School attendance; Bilingual education; Domestic air routes; Next Federal election; Police numbers 24/04/2018 10:15AM   Simon Birmingham:     Well thanks so much for coming along today. We’re thrilled to be here at the Braitling Primary School in Alice Springs. First and foremost…

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Connected Beginnings delivering results in Alice Springs

Families in Alice Springs are benefiting from the Turnbull Government’s community based Connected Beginnings program, which connects health care, early childhood education and family support services to give local children the best possible start in life.   Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham and Minister for Indigenous Affairs Nigel Scullion will be in Alice…

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Backing early learning and care for disadvantaged families

Thousands of families across regional and remote Australia and Indigenous communities are set for more support to access early childhood education and care as part of sweeping reforms from the Turnbull Government.   Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the Turnbull Government’s child care and early learning overhaul included a $271 million Community…

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