The State Government has committed $10 million to staff training and development across the Department for Child Protection.
News release - Susan Close
The amount of damage caused by vandals to the State’s public schools is at a 15 year low.
From today, same-sex couples can legally adopt a child in South Australia.
Following the decision today by the Federal Government to revoke approval for the Islamic College of SA under the Australian Education Act 2013, the State Government has pledged to help support the school’s students and ensure they have access to a quality education.
Last year nine budding Aboriginal graduates tossed their hats on completion of their teaching degrees, while six recent school leavers begin a similar journey with the assistance of the Amy Levai Aboriginal teaching scholarship.
Education Minister Susan Close is urging schools throughout South Australia to register for a nation-leading health study that will see students enrolled in years 10, 11 and 12 eligible to receive the Meningococcal B vaccine free of charge.
The cost of powering South Australia’s public schools is expected to reduce by more than $2 million a year thanks to a $15 million State Government investment.
A new tool which teachers use to test a child’s ability to identify the sounds which form words is set to be trialed in South Australian public schools.
Education Minister Susan Close has slammed Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas for not committing to full State Gonski funding for our schools.
More than 13,000 children will begin their first year of school today as Term 1 of 2017 kicks off with the addition of two bilingual language programs for young South Australians.
South Australians of all ages who do not use Australian Sign Language as their first language can enrol in classes at the School of Languages (SoL) starting in Term 1.
Parents and carers whose children are enrolled in a government preschool or care service will be asked to provide evidence of their child’s immunisation status under a new procedure aimed at protecting children against vaccine preventable diseases (VPD).