Labor lies on schools #5

Kate Ellis and Jenny Macklin have ignored their own track record on Labor’s support for students with disability, ramping up their cynical scare campaign against vulnerable families and students. “The Liberal Government has cut the $100 million a year More Support for Students With Disabilities program…” – Kate Ellis and Jenny Macklin, Media Release, 18/4/16…

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App to revive language learning

Around another 3,000 pre-schoolers across the country will start learning Chinese as a second language through an app the Federal Education Minister has described as “vital” to Australia unlocking the full potential of our relationship with China.   Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the Turnbull Government is offering more than 300 preschools…

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Interview – Press conference on schools compliance with the Education Act

Simon Birmingham: Today I’m pleased to announce a positive resolution in relation to our inquiries into three schools and their eligibility for government funding. Starting way back in May of last year, the Commonwealth undertook an audit of six schools affiliated with the Australian Federation of Islamic Councils. And in our assessment of that we’ve…

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