The Hon Christopher Pyne MP

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A new national curriculum from 2016

Significant changes to the national curriculum from Foundation to Year 10 have been endorsed today by the Education Council, delivering on one of the Coalition Government’s key commitments. 

Release type: Media Release

Date: 18 September 2015

Ministers:

  • The Hon Christopher Pyne MP

Taking action now to revitalise STEM study in schools

The need to get more students studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) was an important focus of an Education Council meeting today.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 18 September 2015

Ministers:

  • The Hon Christopher Pyne MP

Better regulation, less red tape to boost international education

The Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, has today introduced new legislation to streamline regulation, remove duplicative requirements and cut red tape for Australia’…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 17 September 2015

Ministers:

  • The Hon Christopher Pyne MP

Overseas debt recovery bill

The Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today introduced legislation to Parliament to require Australians living overseas to make the same repayments on their student…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 17 September 2015

Ministers:

  • The Hon Christopher Pyne MP

New website to drive high education quality and student choice

Students can now compare the quality of teaching and learning in higher education institutions and study areas around Australia, thanks to an innovative new website.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 16 September 2015

Ministers:

  • The Hon Christopher Pyne MP

$14 Million for Juvenile Diabetes Research

More than 1,500 Australians with type 1 diabetes will be able to access new trial therapies following the Australian Government’s commitment of $14 million in new research grants.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 9 September 2015

Ministers:

  • The Hon Christopher Pyne MP

Retirement of Dr Andrew Southcott

As the Senior South Australian Federal Liberal I wish to acknowledge the service of Dr Andrew Southcott to his electorate of Boothby, to our great state of South Australia and to our country.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 4 September 2015

Ministers:

  • The Hon Christopher Pyne MP

Dorothea Mackellar poetry award winners congratulated

Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, has congratulated the winners of the 2015 Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards, from schools right across Australia.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 4 September 2015

Ministers:

  • The Hon Christopher Pyne MP

63,000 downloads for new Learning Potential App

More than 63,000 people have downloaded the Australian Government’s new Learning Potential app since its launch two weeks ago, making it the number one free app in the education category in iTunes…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 4 September 2015

Ministers:

  • The Hon Christopher Pyne MP

Australian literature, history, and geography to be included in French Baccalaureate

The Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Noumea today to allow for the development of an Australian curriculum section in the…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 3 September 2015

Ministers:

  • The Hon Christopher Pyne MP

Online NAPLAN testing better for students

Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP has welcomed research which indicates that students have responded well to online NAPLAN testing rather than paper based.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 2 September 2015

Ministers:

  • The Hon Christopher Pyne MP

Australia commits to Commonwealth Youth Programme

The Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, has announced funding of over $650,000 from Australia’s aid programme to help the Commonwealth Youth Programme continue its…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 2 September 2015

Ministers:

  • The Hon Christopher Pyne MP