World Class National Curriculum Essential Element of Bill
At the last election, the Rudd Government promised the Australian people that we would deliver a world class national curriculum to every school and every student in this nation.
Drake International partnership to create Indigenous jobs
The Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O’Connor today acknowledged Drake International as member of the Australian Government’s Corporate Leaders for Indigenous Employment Project.
Additional $635 Million for Government Primary Schools
Government primary schools will receive an additional $635 million over the next four years as part of the new National Education Agreement agreed at COAG yesterday.
Historic Education Reform Agreement
Through the Council of Australian Governments, the Rudd Government has delivered an unprecedented agreement to drive education reform.
Additional $807 million for Computers in Schools
The Rudd Government will invest more than $2 billion in the Digital Education Revolution after agreeing to provide a further $807 million to States and Territories for legitimate on-costs.
Schools thinking big about small technologies
The Minister for Education, Julia Gillard, will today in Melbourne launch an innovative secondary school resource that will assist science teachers to teach nanotechnology in Australian schools.…
Education Tax Refund Passes Parliament
Joint Media Release with the Hon. Wayne Swan MP, Treasurer Last night, the Senate passed the Rudd Labor Government’s $4.4 billion Education Tax Refund.
Parliament passes legislation to create new national education authority
Today the Australian Curriculum, Asssessment and Reporting Authority Bill 2008 was passed by the Senate, clearing the way for the creation of a new national statutory authority to manage the…
New Masters Courses approved for student income support
Minister for Education, Julia Gillard today released a new list of Masters by Coursework studies approved for student income support, Youth Allowance and Austudy.
Minister meets with young carers
The Minister for Employment Participation, Brendan O’Connor, today met with a delegation of young carers and heard about the challenges they face in balancing work and caring responsibilities.
New Pathway into Teaching
The Minister for Education, Julia Gillard, has announced the Australian Government will fund a new scheme to attract Australia’s best graduates into teaching.
Address to UBS dinner for Joel Klein
Thank you for that welcome. Let me thank UBS for their generous hosting of this evening and for their hosting of Joel Klein and his wife Nicole Seligman in Australia.