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  1. Budget 2015-16

    The Australian Government delivered the 2015-16 Budget on Tuesday 12 May 2015.

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  2. COVID-19: Early Childhood Education and Care Relief Package- from Monday 6 April additional support for Early Childhood Education and Child Care Services and their families

    On 2 April 2020, the Australian Government announced the new Early Childhood Education and Care Relief Package. From Monday 6 April 2020 weekly payments will be made directly to early childhood education and care services in lieu of the Child Care Subsidy and the Additional Child

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  3. Showcasing Australian research excellence to the world

    the Department of Education and Training in collaboration with Universities Australia, World-leading ... Education and Training Minister, Senator Simon Birmingham said the book contains many examples where ...

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  4. Early Learning STEM Australia (ELSA) pilot 2018

    An exciting new learning journey commenced today for preschool children, early learning educators and families participating in the Early Learning STEM Australia (ELSA) pilot in 2018.

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  5. Correction to data in Auditor-General Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) Report No.18 2017–18

    The Department of Education and Training apologises unreservedly for incorrect data provided to the Auditor-General Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) Report No.18 2017–18 Performance Audit -Monitoring the Impact of Australian Government School Funding which was used in the analysis provided in

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  6. How Australia’s national research infrastructure is responding to COVID-19

    National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) projects have helped Australia pivot quickly to respond to COVID-19 – from developing and testing vaccines to designing treatment drugs and manufacturing PPE.

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  7. 2016-17 Budget announced

    this means for education and training, visit the 2016-17 Budget section of the website. ...

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  8. $22 million Government grant to boost literacy

    The Minister for Education, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP has announced a $22 million grant for Good ...

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  9. Support for non-government schools

    On 29 April 2020 the Australian Government announced that non-government schools will have the option to bring forward their July 2020 recurrent school funding payments provided they have a plan to provide a level of education in a standard classroom setting, by 1 June 2020.

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  10. Guidelines to counter foreign interference in the Australian university sector released

    On Thursday 14 November, the Minister for Education, the Hon. Dan Tehan MP announced the release ...

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  11. $22 million boost to Teach for Australia

    The Minister for Education the Hon Christopher Pyne MP announced an increase of $22 million in ...

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  12. Indonesia – permits for foreign researchers

    guide was developed by the department's Counsellor (Education and Science) in Jakarta with the ...

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  13. Watch our webcast for child care providers and services about the support available to help manage the impacts of COVID-19

    place to assist the early childhood education and care sector in managing the impacts of COVID-19. You ...

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  14. Register now for the National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence

    The Minister for Education, the Hon Dan Tehan MP is encouraging schools to participate in the 10th ...

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  15. Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) factsheets

    education and care services, parents, students and universities are now available in both English and ...

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  16. Work commences on developing Mathematics online teaching and learning resources

    Minister for Education, the Hon Dan Tehan MP, has announced Education Services Australia (ESA) as the successful tenderer to deliver the Mathematics Massive Open Online Courses (Mathematics Online Courses) and online Mathematics Hub. ESA were selected through an open tender process and will work in

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  17. Status Report on the NCRIS eResearch capability

    A report on the status of national eResearch infrastructure in Australia funded under the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS). It takes a strategic view of investments to ascertain how relevant and critical they are in supporting Australian researchers.

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  18. Teacher Effectiveness Systems, Frameworks and Measures: A Review

    On 17 March 2017, the Australian Government released the report Teacher Effectiveness Systems, Frameworks and Measures: A Review, prepared by the University of Melbourne Graduate School Of Education.

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  19. Your school is invited! 2018 National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence

    Australian schools are invited to get their communities involved and stand united against bullying and violence on Friday 16 March 2018.

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  20. The National Redress Scheme

    The National Redress Scheme provides acknowledgement and support to people who experienced institutional child sexual abuse.

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  21. Preschool funding extended to 2021

    Funding recently announced by the Minister for Education, Dan Tehan, will help to ensure all Australian children have access to a quality preschool program in the year before they start full-time school.

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  22. Complete your online assessment now to receive the new Child Care Subsidy

    transitioning to the new Child care Subsidy is available at www.education.gov.au/childcare. ...

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  23. National History Challenge Award winners

    today and was attended by Federal Minister for Education and Training, Simon Birmingham, where he ...

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  24. Inclusion Support Programme draft guidelines now open for comment

    specialist equipment, and provide funding for services to hire extra educators to support the inclusion of ...

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  25. 2017 Australia-Vietnam Researcher Exchange Program (AVREP)

    Fourteen Australian and Vietnamese researchers have been selected to participate in the 2017 Australia-Vietnam Researcher Exchange Program (AVREP). The exchanges, which will take place between June and December 2017, will enable the researchers to visit and collaborate with their partners to develop

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  26. Minister for Education announces Regional Education Package

    On 12 November 2018, the Government announced $134.8 million over four years to provide students from rural and regional Australia with greater choice in, and access to higher education.

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  27. New indicators for reporting higher degree by research students

    From 2018, the department will introduce three new Higher Degree by Research (HDR) indicators to be collected under the Higher Education Data Collection to improve monitoring of the research training system. The first two indicators relate to the submission and completion of a student's thesis.

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  28. Department hosts major international research infrastructure meeting

    The Australian Government Department of Education and Training recently hosted the seventh Group of Senior Officials on Research Infrastructures (GSO) Meeting in Sydney.

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  29. Performance-Based Funding for the Commonwealth Grant Scheme

    On 18 December 2018, the Hon Dan Tehan MP, Minister for Education, announced that an expert panel, chaired by Professor Paul Wellings, Vice Chancellor of the University of Wollongong, would lead the consultation with the sector on the implementation of performance-based funding for the Commonwealth

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  30. Adoption of the Model Code on Freedom of Speech and Academic Freedom

    On 7 August 2020, the Minister for Education the Hon Dan Tehan MP announced an independent review to evaluate the progress that universities have made towards implementing the French Model Code on free speech and academic freedom.

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  31. Establishment of a University Foreign Interference Taskforce

    On 28 August 2019, Minister for Education Dan Tehan, announced the government is establishing a University Foreign Interference Taskforce to provide better protection for universities against foreign interference. A guiding framework for the development of best practice guidelines to counter foreign

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  32. Incredible young Australians delve into history

    An elite group of the nation’s finest young minds were honoured at the National History Challenge (NHC) awards presentation ceremony held at the Mural Hall at Parliament House on 1 December 2015.

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  33. Redistribution pool of medical places – Discussion Paper

    The Australian Government is establishing a small pool of up to 60 medical Commonwealth supported places (CSPs) drawn from existing university allocations every three years. These places will be redistributed between universities to support key health wor ...

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  34. Publication of education agent performance data: policy paper

    The department has released a policy paper that sets out a strategy for the publication of education agent performance data. Publication is expected in the middle of 2019.

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  35. The Education Portfolio Annual Deregulation Report 2014

    The Education portfolio Annual Deregulation Report 2014 provides information on key deregulation activities and achievements of the portfolio across 2014, prior to the Machinery of Government changes on 23 December 2014.

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  36. Independent review into regional, rural and remote education- WA Community Forums

    Public forums are commencing in Western Australia to hear from key stakeholders and members of the public about the challenges faced by students living in regional, rural and remote areas and to discuss new ideas and approaches that can help these students in school and in their transition to

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  37. Public submissions open for the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools

    The public submissions process for the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools is now open.

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  38. Independent review into regional, rural and remote education- Community Forums

    Public forums are being held in Tasmania, Queensland and Victoria. These public consultations are designed to hear from key stakeholders and members of the public about the challenges faced by students living in regional, rural and remote areas and to discuss new ideas and approaches that can help

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  39. Independent review into regional, rural and remote education- Community Forums

    Public forums are being held in Tasmania and Queensland. These public consultations are designed to hear from key stakeholders and members of the public about the challenges faced by students living in regional, rural and remote areas and to discuss new ideas and approaches that can help these

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  40. Public submissions have been extended for the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools

    Public submissions for the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools have been extended.

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  41. Independent review into regional, rural and remote education- Community Forums

    Public forums are being held in Queensland, Victoria and Northern Territory. These public consultations are designed to hear from key stakeholders and members of the public about the challenges faced by students living in regional, rural and remote areas and to discuss new ideas and approaches that

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  42. Independent review into regional, rural and remote education- Community Forums

    The last of the Public forums are being held in Northern Territory and Western Australia. These public consultations are designed to hear from key stakeholders and members of the public about the challenges faced by students living in regional, rural and remote areas and to discuss new ideas and

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  43. National Career Education Strategy for schools launched

    Today the Minister for Education, the Hon Dan Tehan MP launched Future Ready: A student focused National Career Education Strategy at the annual Heywire Regional Youth Summit in Parliament House. The Australian Government committed to develop a National Career Education Strategy for schools, under

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  44. COVID-19: National Principles for School Education

    On 16 April 2020, the National Cabinet agreed to a set of National Principles for School Education to support the ongoing delivery of high quality education for all students during COVID-19, enable students to progress through their year level, and support a successful transition to 2021.

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  45. Release of “Professional Accreditation: Mapping the territory” report

    In 2016 the Department of Education and Training commissioned consultants PhillipsKPA Pty Ltd to examine the extent and scope of course accreditation practices by professional bodies in Australian higher education. The final report "Professional Accreditation: Mapping the territory" provides a

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  46. 2018 Graduate Outcomes Survey – Longitudinal report released

    Minister for Education, the Hon Dan Tehan MP announced the release of the 2018 Graduate Outcomes Survey – Longitudinal report.

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  47. New law prohibits academic cheating services

    New law makes it an offence to provide or advertise academic cheating services to Australian higher education students.

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  48. Research Training Implementation Plan – first update released

    The department has published the first Progress Report  on implementing the Research Training Implementation Plan (RTIP). The RTIP, released in December 2017, responds to the Review of Australia’s Research Training System prepared by the Australian Counci ...

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  49. Release of HDR Grievance Factsheet

    The Department of Education and Training (the department) has released a HDR Grievance Factsheet.

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  50. Joint Communique 4th AIEC

    The Fourth Australia-India Education Council meeting was held in Adelaide on 29 June 2018 where, the Department of Education and Training of the Government of Australia and the Ministry of Human Resource Development of the Government of India adopted the following Joint Communique.

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