Education Minister Simon Birmingham Archives - Education Matters Magazine

International student numbers pass half-million mark

Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said for the first time this early in the year, the data showed international student numbers had grown 12 per cent to 509,610 in the year to February 2018.
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Early learning language program continues to expand

Over 80,000 children at almost 2500 preschools across the country will be given the opportunity to learn a second language this year, thanks to the Federal Government's Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) program.
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Record $16.5 billion investment in school and early childhood education

Education minister questions university budgets

Minister of Education Simon Birmingham has questioned university budgets for administration and marketing, as the pay of senior executives is under discussion in Australia and overseas.
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