Interview on SKY News with Peter Van Onselen

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Sky News Live, Peter Van Onselen Topics: Addressing problem gambling; Higher education reform; Redesigning VET FEE-HELP; Focus on apprenticeships; Immigration policy   23 August 2016 2:32 PM Peter Van Onselen: Alright, well as promised, I’m joined now by the Education Minister Simon Birmingham live from Canberra. Thanks very much for your company. Simon…

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Interview on ABC 891 Adelaide Breakfast with Matthew Abraham and David Bevan

E&OE TRANSCRIPT ABC Adelaide Webcast with Matthew Abraham and David Bevan Subjects: Budget repair; Higher education reform; SA Government’s “punter’s tax” 17/08/16 08.36am Matthew Abraham: Well it’s a super digital Wednesday today and we welcome to the studio Greens Senator, spokesperson for the Greens on immigration and citizenship and early childhood education and so on,…

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Doorstop Interview Channel Seven and ACER

Interviewer: Minister, I really appreciate your time for us here at Seven. Can I ask you, how bad is the shortage of maths and science teachers? Simon Birmingham: Well, we know there are potentially hundreds of vacancies for maths and science teachers around the country, but many, many more who are underqualified in terms of…

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Interview on 612 ABC Brisbane with Steve Austin

Steve Austin: Well earlier this year it was revealed that nearly three-quarters of state high school teachers weren’t adequately qualified to teach maths and science. The Australian Education Union report which revealed this was rejected by the State Education Minister Kate Jones but the Queensland Teachers Union at the time said they weren’t surprised. Well…

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Interview – Doorstop – Canberra

Zed Seselja: Welcome all, it’s great to have you all here at St Anthony’s in Wanniassa and can I thank Greg Walker, the principal, all the teachers and the staff and the wonderful students here at St. Anthony’s for hosting us. It’s great to have Minister Birmingham here visiting one of our wonderful schools here…

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