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The Gillard Government believes in the transformative power of education and is deeply committed to making every Australian school a great school. This will help our kids get a world class education and the best start in life. That’s why the 2011-2012 Budget has delivered over half a billion dollars of funding to ensure we recognise and reward quality teachers and improve schools. STudenTS wiTh diSabiLiTieS
We are delivering a $200 million package to support students with a disability in our Government, Catholic and Independent schools, including new services such as speech and occupational therapy delivered at school, additional hours of in-class support and access to specialist equipment.
We are delivering on our commitment to bring in australia’s first national system of pay bonuses for around 25,000 – or one in 10 – of our best teachers. We are doing this because we know teachers play a huge role and giving children the best start in life possible.
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From 2012 students from years 9 to 12 will be offered a new national Trade Cadetship as an option under the Australian Curriculum. This Cadetship will be delivered through their local Trades Training Centre and other eligible venues. Up to 50 000 additional structured work experience places will also be provided to students.
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The national School Chaplaincy program supports schools and their communities to establish school chaplaincy services or to enhance existing services. The Gillard Labor Government through the Budget has committed $222 million to fund services for up to 3700 schools.
The Federal Labor Government has nearly doubled the national education budget.
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