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Inside Schools Plus: Lesley Englert

18 September 2019 Inside Schools Plus is an illuminating new series that shines a light on what goes on behind the scenes – in our offices and out in the field – through interviews with the people on the ground. The first Q&A is with our F...

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How Singapore’s education system reminds me of beehives

17 September 2019 [caption id="attachment_11408" align="alignnone" width="600"] The 2019 Teaching Fellows visit the Academy of Singapore Teachers.[/caption] Excellence, discipline and rigor were the words that came to mind when I thought about the ...

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Fair Education seeking NSW schools keen to boost parent and community engagement

1 August 2019 The 2019 application round for the Fair Education program has officially opened to schools and school clusters in disadvantaged communities across metro, regional and rural NSW. Now in its fourth year, the program provides project fu...

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Governor of Victoria recognises the impact of Schools Plus

2 May 2019  [caption id="attachment_10583" align="alignnone" width="600"] (L-R) Michael Devine, Sarah James, Rosemary Conn, Angus James, the Governor, Tim Richardson MP, Christine Jackson, Peter Jackson[/caption] The Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Go...

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Google and Schools Plus support STEM education in Western Sydney

14 February 2019 Seven schools in Sydney’s west will become the first in NSW to benefit from a STEM initiative being backed by Google and education charity Schools Plus. Google Australia will invest $45,000 to provide support to significantly ...

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Sutherland students benefit from 2018 Toyota Australia Scholarships

4 December 2018 Twenty-three (23) Sutherland Shire students are the latest recipients of Toyota Australia Scholarships. Designed to help overcome barriers to further education, the scholarships are available for motivated young people in the Sutherl...

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Google partners with Schools Plus to support STEM education in Adelaide

25 September 2018 When Madison Park School applied to national education charity Schools Plus for philanthropic support earlier this year, it didn’t expect to grab the attention of international tech giant Google.  But through a partnership betw...

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Singapore’s vision and structure key to its quality education system

It’s not often you get the opportunity to travel with like-minded colleagues and ‘chew the fat’ over the opportunities and challenges facing education across Australia. Add to this the chance to visit the high-performing Singapore school secto...

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Philanthropy’s role in bridging the education divide

The divide between education outcomes in the bush and in the city is unquestionable. In Australia right now, a student’s postcode plays an unacceptably large role in determining their education success. As CEO of Australian Schools Plus, I visit c...

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Tackling tough challenges

At the beginning of 2015, six schools across Australia received up to $20,000 each in Schools Plus’ inaugural Smart Giving round. Their projects, all now underway, have been identified by the principals and teachers at these schools as the best w...

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