Roadmap to research readiness

The Turnbull Government has named the group of experts who will map out Australia’s research priorities over the coming decade.   Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the new Expert Working Group would help set the future direction of national research infrastructure after the Turnbull Government gave the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy…

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More preschoolers benefitting from early education

A record number of parents and families are taking advantage of early education and child care programmes according to a new report. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the data from the ABS’ Preschool Education, Australia, 2015 publication showed the Government’s Universal Access Agreement has encouraged an additional 16,088 children into early childhood…

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Address to the Independent Schools Council of Australia & Assoc of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia National Education Forum

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Address to the Independent Schools Council of Australia (ISCA) & Assoc of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia (AHISA) National Education Forum – Schools education policy, state and territory schools funding and the role of the independent school sector 15/03/2016 Simon Birmingham: Thank you, thank you so very much for that welcome. Ladies…

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