Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham

  • Minister for Education and Training

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Aussie kids using strengths to overcome hurdles

New data shows Australian children battling issues with their physical or emotional development can draw on their strengths in other areas to get ahead in a trend experts have dubbed ‘the…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 14 March 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham

Global demand for service skills puts Australia in the box seat

A new independent report has identified a rise in demand across the globe for skilled professionals in aged care, transport and logistic, tourism and child care sectors.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 13 March 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham

Teacher Test ensuring students learn from the best

Results from tests in 2016 that assess the skills of potential new teachers show that around 95 per cent have literacy and numeracy skills that are up to scratch, allowing them to teach in…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 11 March 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham

Senior School Campus Opened at Investigator College

Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, Minister for Education and Tra

Release type: Media Release

Date: 8 March 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham

Australian pre-schoolers picking up foreign languages in lightning speed

New independent analysis of the Turnbull Government’s early learning languages app has found children are grasping foreign languages at lightning speed by using the play-based program rather than…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 5 March 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham

Doorstop interview, Canberra

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Topics:  Regional Education Review; Sugar; Racial Discrimination Act; Penalty rates

Release type: Transcript

Date: 2 March 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham
  • The Hon Barnaby Joyce MP

Revitalising regional education

The Coalition Government will conduct a comprehensive review of regional education with the aim of getting more regional, rural and remote students to not just be successful at school but to go on…

Release type: Media Release

Date: 2 March 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham

Universities Australia 2017 conference

E&OE TRANSCRIPT

Release type: Speech

Date: 1 March 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham

Launch of Leading Learning 4 All

E&OE TRANSCRIPT

Release type: Speech

Date: 28 February 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham

Practical teaching resource to boost support for students with disability

A world-first resource is being rolled out in classrooms across Australia to help teachers and principals better support their students with special needs.

Release type: Media Release

Date: 28 February 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham

Doorstop interview, Canberra

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Topics:  Polling; Tony Abbott; Making child care more affordable, accessible and flexible

Release type: Transcript

Date: 27 February 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham

Interview on Sky News AM Agenda with Kieran Gilbert

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Topics: Polling; Cracking down on child care rorters; Penalty rates

Release type: Transcript

Date: 27 February 2017

Ministers:

  • Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham