Press conference, Canberra

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Press conference, Canberra Topics: NAPLAN National Report; Turnbull Government’s Quality Schools, Quality Outcomes reforms; Future schools funding arrangements; How-to-vote cards; Republican movement 13/12/2016 09:45AM  Simon Birmingham:     These NAPLAN results confirm information that has been contained in international reports over the last couple of weeks. We see results that show at best…

Interview on ABC TV News Breakfast with Virginia Trioli

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC TV News Breakfast with Virginia Trioli Topics: NAPLAN National Report; Turnbull Government’s Quality Schools, Quality Outcomes reforms; Republican movement 13/12/2016 07:36AM  Virginia Trioli: We’ll return to the latest NAPLAN data, which shows some very disappointing results in literacy and numeracy. For more, the Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham joins us…

Interview on Weekend Sunrise with Monique Wright and Andrew O’Keefe

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Weekend Sunrise with Monique Wright and Andrew O'Keefe Topics: Politics in classrooms 12 December 2016 Andrew O’Keefe: Teachers in three states will go ahead with a plan to wear t-shirts to school, protesting Australia’s offshore detention policy. The planned campaign has been organised by a group called Teachers for Refugees and…

Interview on SKY News with Kieran Gilbert

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on SKY News with Kieran Gilbert Topics: Programme for International Student Assessment report; Turnbull Government’s Quality Schools, Quality Outcomes reforms 07/12/2016 08:07AM Brooke Corte: Well we've seen this morning new international data which has certainly prompted concerns about the teaching of core subjects in Australian schools. Figures have shown students in Australia…

Interview on ABC 891 Adelaide with Spence Denny

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC 891 Adelaide with Spence Denny Topics: Programme for International Student Assessment report; Turnbull Government’s Quality Schools, Quality Outcomes reforms 07/12/2016 09:05AM Spence Denny: Well we've seen another fall in the standard of 15-year-old Australian school students. Now this is a test specifically done on that age group; it's data from…

Interview on FIVEaa Mornings with Leon Byner

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on FIVEaa Mornings with Leon Byner Topics: Programme for International Student Assessment report; Turnbull Government’s Quality Schools, Quality Outcomes reforms; Vocational education funding 07/12/2016 10:33 AM Leon Byner: We’ve talked about jobs and we’ve announced 100 jobs, some of which are executive positions between 50,000 and 80,000 a year at the best…