The Hon Christopher Pyne MP
- Minister for Defence
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.
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.
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’…
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…
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.
$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.
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.
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.
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…
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…
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.
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…