National Catholic Education Commission executive director Christian Zahra says Catholic schools across Australia are bitterly disappointed that the Federal Government has imposed a flawed funding policy on them
Federal Government Education Minister Simon Birmingham has said he “hopes” to avoid a political campaign against them in the lead up to the 2019 election.
Australia has been ranked 39 out of 41 high and middle-income countries in achieving quality education, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
The NSW Government will spend $4.2 billion over the next four years on capital expenditure to cater for surging enrolments.
The essential element of the Gonski funding is that its targeted to where it is needed the most, writes Rob Nairn, Executive Director of the Australian Secondary Principals Association.
Kitchen garden programs are expanding from the realm of primary schools into the secondary school sector.