One millionth student visits Canberra

The one millionth Australian school student has visited Capitol Hill in Canberra with the support of the Australian Government’s Parliament and Civics Education Rebate (PACER) program. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham today met students from St Francis de Sales College in Mount Barker, South Australia to help mark the major milestone. Minister Birmingham…

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Developing the next generation of cyber security professionals

The Government will improve Australia’s cyber security by delivering world-leading cyber education and research. Education Minister Simon Birmingham and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Cyber Security Dan Tehan today announced approval for the Academic Centres of Cyber Security Excellence. Cyber security skills are fundamental to Australia’s capability in a connected, technology-enabled world. The centres…

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Action to improve Australia’s research training system

The Turnbull Government has accepted all six recommendations made by the Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) to improve Australia’s research training system. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham and the Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science Greg Hunt said the review found improvements should be made to ensure Australia’s research training system remains…

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International study grants to build Australia’s future prosperity

More than 3000 students, professionals and researchers will get funding from the Turnbull Government to pursue overseas learning and research opportunities next year.   Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham today announced the recipients of the Turnbull Government’s 2017 Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships and Endeavour Mobility Grants which provide opportunities for Australians to undertake…

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New classrooms for Calvary Lutheran Primary School

South Australian Senator and Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham today officially opened two refurbished general learning areas as well as the two newly constructed classrooms at Calvary Lutheran Primary School in Morphett Vale. Students and staff at Calvary Lutheran Primary School now have full use of the refurbished and new learning areas, as…

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