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Deliver an equitable education system to help every child fulfil their potential

28 April 2016  |  

Summary The 2016-17 Victorian Budget has prioritised investment in education, with substantial infrastructure funding provided to build and upgrade schools, provide Tech Schools and support early childhood and care services. Positive investment is also made in vocational and workplace learning initiatives, a shared facilities fund to support community hubs, and delivering on their election commitment to provide a doctors in schools program to support the healthcare of disadvantaged students.

By under #budget-response, Education

Needs-based funding crucial to improving educational outcomes for Victoria’s vulnerable students

19 April 2016  |  

The Government Schools Funding Review, led by Steve Bracks, makes wide-ranging recommendations around using school funding to raise educational outcomes for all students, increasing transparency and accountability of funding, and helping break the link between disadvantage and poor educational outcomes. It also makes broader recommendations about school leadership, collaboration and data sharing to drive systemic improvements and support the inclusion of all students.

By under Children, Education, Young people