OECD Education at a Glance 2017

A new report from the OECD has confirmed the strength of Australia’s education system and the opportunities it offers. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the OECD’s 2017 Education at a Glance report showed Australia’s education system ranked amongst the world’s best with high levels of access, participation and attainment and strong employment…

2018 New Colombo Plan Mobility

Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop MP and Minister for Education and Training, Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham today announced the successful applicants for grants under the 2018 New Colombo Plan mobility program. The 2018 New Colombo Plan mobility grants will support 13,000 undergraduates from 40 Australian universities to live, study and complete…

Hallett Cove School shows STEM leadership

Robotics and coding, water pollution, accuracy in sports science and engineered mousetraps are some of the diverse subjects investigated by students during Hallett Cove School’s inaugural STEM Week.   The Federal Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham joined local Liberal MP and state Shadow Minister for the Environment David Speirs, students, teachers, parents and…