National Public Education Week 19 - 23 May
This week we are celebrating public education and everything it offers the young people of Australia.
2014 National Public Education Day, Thursday May 22
Thursday is National Public Education Day. It's a great day to 'Make the call for Gonski'. We need to make it clear to the Abbott Government that getting rid of Gonski is unacceptable. Please register to join supporters who are calling Coalition Government members on Public Education Day May 22. You can call Senator Seselja on 6247 6444 or Tony Abbott on 62777700.
Public Education Dinner, 6.30pm, Thursday May 22, National Press Club
The Public Education Dinner is sold out. It's going to be a great night with the Nobel prize winner, Professor Brian Schmidt, as guest speaker and Jane Caro as MC. Ticket holders and guests, please join us at 6.30pm for complimentary drinks in the National Press Club lounge before dinner is served at 7pm. There's plenty of parking close by. There are 50 spots at the Press Club itself (16 National Circuit Barton), paid parking underneath the Hotel Realm (18 National Circuit Barton), 40 free spots at 40 Brisbane Avenue, less than 5 minutes walk away from the Press Club and practically unlimited free parking on Brisbane Avenue, opposite the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade.
Public Education Showcase, Friday May 23
The excellence of ACT Education will be on display at Centre Stage, Westfield Belconnen with student artwork and musical performances. Performances will run through the day until 7pm. AEU ACT Secretary, Glenn Fowler and ACT Education Minister, Joy Burch, will speak at 4.30pm.