New leaders in education

Alistair Maclean has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer to Australia’s independent national quality assurance and regulatory agency for higher education, the Tertiary Education…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 29 August 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Supporting accountability and NAPLAN

Because of COVID-19, now more than ever, we need the NAPLAN test.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 28 August 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Stawell underground laboratory on track

Minister for Education and Member for Wannon Dan Tehan says scientists could start experiments to detect dark matter as early as next year, following the completion of excavation work for the…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 28 August 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Better understanding the needs of international students

Australia’s education sector has shown leadership, innovation and good practice in supporting the mental health and safety of international students, according to a new report.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 27 August 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Minister for Education Dan Tehan interview with Leon Byner, FIVEaa Mornings

SUBJECTS: Border closures, International students

Release type: Transcript

Date: 26 August 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Minister for Education Dan Tehan interview with Fran Kelly, ABC RN Breakfast

SUBJECTS: Job-ready Graduates legislation, Year 12 students, Thousand Talents Plan, COVID-19 and Victoria

Release type: Transcript

Date: 26 August 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP

More protection for domestic students in higher education

Australian higher education students who pay for their studies upfront will be protected from losing their money if their private provider stops teaching or shuts down.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 26 August 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Minister for Education Dan Tehan interview with Peter Stefanovic, Sky News

SUBJECTS: Job-ready Graduates legislation, Thousand Talents Plan, COVID-19 and Victoria

Release type: Transcript

Date: 26 August 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Minister for Education Dan Tehan interview with Andrew Bolt, Sky News

SUBJECTS: Thousand Talents Plan

Release type: Transcript

Date: 25 August 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Reforming Australia's vocational education and training regulator

A significant step has been taken to improve Australia’s vocational education and training (VET) sector with the passing of the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Amendment (…

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 25 August 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Steve Irons MP

Job-ready Graduates legislation

The Coalition Government will create additional university places for Australian students and provide more support for regional students and universities.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 25 August 2020

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP
  • The Hon Andrew Gee MP

National Skills Week highlights critical role vocational education and training has in the national recovery

National Skills Week 2020 will focus on the critical role the vocational education and training (VET) sector has in the nation’s economic recovery from COVID-19.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 24 August 2020

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • The Hon Steve Irons MP

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