New resource hub to benefit 1.2m children

The Turnbull Government has launched a free one-stop shop for Australia’s 150,000 early childhood educators to deliver better care and outcomes for children and families. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the new Early Childhood Resource Hub features more than 300 digital resources, as well as discussion threads for educators to collaborate and learn from…

Labor’s mistakes slug taxpayers

The latest PBO analysis on the Higher Education Loan Programme highlights that Labor’s poorly-executed policies will hit taxpayers with a bill worth more than $4.9 billion per year. We know that Labor and their higher education spokesman Kim Carr aren’t good on detail, but today’s analysis from the PBO confirms that Labor sought to mislead…

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…

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…