Making education accessible to all

Australians with disability are receiving more support than ever to get an education.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 3 December 2019

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Young Historian of the Year 2019 announced

Australia’s brightest young historians have been recognised at the annual National History Challenge awards, showcasing their quality research skills while exploring the theme ‘People and Power…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 2 December 2019

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Quality teachers have biggest impact on disadvantaged students

Teacher quality, classroom environment and school leadership are the biggest in-school factors affecting educational outcomes for Indigenous, regional, remote and disadvantaged students.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 1 December 2019

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP

TEQSA Conference

Our higher education system is built on opportunity and excellence. The two go hand-in-hand. When we provide people with opportunity through education great things happen.

Release type: Speech

Date: 29 November 2019

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP
Read more: TEQSA Conference

Regional Employment Trials delivering local job opportunities Townsville

The Morrison Government’s $18.4 million Regional Employment Trials (RET) program is helping job seekers in Townsville find meaningful work.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 29 November 2019

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
  • Mr Phillip Thompson OAM, MP

Teacher well-being in the spotlight

Minister for Education Dan Tehan said teachers needed more support in the classroom to help them lift student outcomes.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 29 November 2019

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Ban mobile phones from schools

Minister for Education Dan Tehan has strongly endorsed the Tasmanian Government’s decision today to ban mobile phones from its schools.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 27 November 2019

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP

New Colombo Plan 2020 Scholars

Today we congratulate the next 125 New Colombo Plan (NCP) scholars who will take up exciting opportun

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 25 November 2019

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Marise Payne
  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Inspiring VET alumni stories shared via new portal

The Morrison Government is making it easier to engage with Australia’s world-class vocational education and training (VET) graduates, training providers and employers.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 22 November 2019

Ministers:

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

Roadmap to national VET sector reform

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Skills Council met in Brisbane today to agree on an ambitious approach to enhancing the vocational education and training (VET) system.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 22 November 2019

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

International education makes significant economic contribution

International education contributed $37.6 billion to the Australian economy last financial year, which was a $5 billion increase.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 22 November 2019

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Growing engagement between Australia and India

India will be a growing source of international students and tertiary education opportunities for Australia, according to a new report released today.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 22 November 2019

Ministers:

  • The Hon Dan Tehan MP

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