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News | 3 February 2014

To complement the initiative, the Australian Government has also released a Guide for parents on school boards and school councils to help parents and carers get involved in the governance of their children’s school.

Further information about Independent Public Schools and the Guide for Parents on School Boards and School Councils is available.

News | 10 January 2014

The review will evaluate the robustness, independence and balance of the Australian Curriculum by looking at both the development process and content.

More information is available on the Students First website.

You can also find Minister Pyne’s media release on the Ministers’ Media Centre.

News | 10 January 2014

Students First brings together information about the Australian Government’s education agenda with a focus on the central themes of quality teaching, a robust curriculum, principal autonomy and parental engagement.

More information is available on the Students First website.

News | 11 December 2013

“At its heart, the New Colombo Plan is an education initiative that allows the building of relationships through the experience of attending university in a different country,” Mr Pyne said.

The Department of Education is working closely with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to deliver the scholarships and student mobility grants and loans which are at the heart of the New Colombo Plan.

View the media release, or more information on the New Colombo Plan.

News | 8 November 2013

Australia's research and innovation sector will receive a $522 million boost with Minister for Education, Christopher Pyne today announcing 1177 new research projects funded by the Australia Research Council (ARC).

The funding has been announced as part of the ARC’s Future Fellowships scheme (commencing 2013) and major grants scheme (commencing 2014).

News | 23 October 2013

Minister for Education Christopher Pyne said he was determined to implement recommendations from the Review of Higher Education Regulation.

“I have today directed the Chief Executive Officer of the Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA) to simplify the paperwork and deregulate,” Mr Pyne said.

“This includes improving how TEQSA consults with universities and more broadly across the sector.

“The findings of the review confirm my opinion that deregulation can happen across the sector without compromising quality standards.”

View the media release, or for more information on the Review of Higher Education Regulation Report go to the Department of Education website...

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