The Independent Schools Council of Australia (ISCA) congratulates the Hon Tanya Plibersek MP on her appointment as the new Shadow Minister for Education.
ISCA Executive Director, Colette Colman said, “We look forward to working with Ms Plibersek, who brings to the role considerable social policy experience from her previous Ministerial positions in health, human services and social inclusion.”
Ms Colman also added that, “we thank outgoing Shadow Minister for Education the Hon Kate Ellis MP for her contribution to the national schooling debate, and wish her well in her future role in early childhood and vocational education, and thank the Hon Sharon Bird MP for her previous work in that role.”
ISCA also welcomes the appointment of Andrew Giles MP as Shadow Assistant Minister for Schools, and thanks the Hon Amanda Rishworth MP for her work as Shadow Assistant Minister for Education and Senator Sam Dastyari for his time as Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for School Education and Youth.
“The Independent school sector remains committed to working with the Australian Government to support the implementation of their policies to provide quality education to all Australian school students,” added Ms Colman, “and we welcome the contribution to the national education debate from these new voices in the shadow cabinet.”
Posted on 25 July 2016 in News Feed