Pages with topic "School Funding"
4 May 2017 : School funding based on need welcomed but lack of consultation with profession remains cause for concern
Our union has welcomed this week’s announcement by the Federal Government that it will commit to a funding model which provides for all schools based on need.
21 Nov 2016 : Reviewing and funding disability education
Adequate funding to better support schools and teachers to deliver high quality education to students with a disability is vital and should continue to be a key concern for the Queensland government.
26 Oct 2016 : Smoke and mirrors characterises school funding debate
Uncertainty remains for the sector with the federal government again leaving the last two years of Gonski school funding hanging.
5 May 2016 : Turnbull government budget continues school funding uncertainty, threatens performance pay for teachers
The Turnbull government has announced an ‘additional’ $1.2 billion in school funding for the years 2018-2020 however the figure falls well short of the $4.5 billion in funding the current model had promised over those two years.
4 Feb 2016 : Labor promises critical school funding
The Australian Labor Party (ALP) has committed to an extra $4.5 billion in funding to all schools in 2018 and 2019 as well as additional funding to support for students with special needs should it win the federal election this year.
The federal government’s mission to divest its responsibility for education in Australia has never been clearer than with today’s revelations of proposed funding structure changes.
17 Jul 2015 : Queensland education gets boost in state budget
Queensland non-government education is set to receive a 7.5% increase in state government funding.