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Review of Funding for Schooling 2011

Announcement of the Review

On 15 April 2010, the Minister for Education, Julia Gillard, announced in a speech to the Sydney Institute that a review of school funding arrangements will commence in 2010 and conclude in 2011.

Speech by Minister Gillard: A Future Fair for All – School Funding in Australia

 

ISCA issued a media release following the announcement.

ISCA Media Statement – Details of Funding Review Welcomed

 

Expert Review Panel and Draft Terms of Reference

On 30 April 2010, the Minister for Education Julia Gillard, announced the expert panel leading the Review of Funding for Schooling and released the draft terms of reference and a discussion paper.

Minister Gillard Media Release – Expert Panel for School Funding Review

Review of Funding for Schooling – Discussion Paper and Terms of Reference

 

Commissioned Research

On 31 August 2011, the Review of Funding for Schooling panel released a Paper on Commissioned Research and four research reports, seeking feedback from the general public. The paper and the four research reports are available at https://docs.education.gov.au/node/30439

 

ISCA Response

On 12 May 2010, ISCA submitted comments in response to the Review of Funding for Schooling – Discussion Paper and draft Terms of Reference.

ISCA comments on Review of Funding for Schooling – Discussion paper and draft terms of reference

ISCA  released two Independent Updates outlining the Independent Schooling in Australia Core Messages for 2010.

ISCA Independent Updates 4 and 5 – Independent Schooling in Australia Core Messages 2010

On 31 March 2011, ISCA lodged a submission in response to the issues arising from the Emerging Issues Paper.

ISCA Submission to the Review of Funding for Schooling

On 30 September 2011, ISCA lodged a submission in response to the release of the Paper on Commissioned Research and four research reports by the Expert Review Panel.

ISCA Submission to the Review of Funding for Schooling – Response to Commissioned Research

 

Release of the Gonski Report on the Review of Funding for Schooling

On 20 February 2011, the Australian Government released both the final Gonski Report and its response to the Report.

Gonski Report

Initial Government Response to Gonski Report

ISCA released a Media Statement following the release.

20/02/2012 – Funding Uncertainty Continues for Independent Schools

 

Government Response to Gonski Report

On 3rd September 2012, the Prime Minister made a speech outlining the Government’s Response to the Gonski Report. ISCA released a Media Release following the speech.

03/09/2012 – Independent Sector will Partner with Government to Improve School Outcomes

 

Australian Education Bill 2012

On 28 November 2012, the Government introduced the Australian Education Bill 2012 into the House of Representatives. ISCA released a Media Release following the introduction of the Bill.

28/11/2012 – Australian Education Bill 2012

 

ISCA Response – December 2012

ISCA has released an Independent Update for Independent schools on the progress of the Review of Funding for Schooling.

ISCA Independent Update Issue 11, 2012 – Review of Funding for Schooling – Update for independent schools

 

ISCA submission – Senate Standing Committee on Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee

Inquiry into the provisions of the Australian Education Bill 2012 – Senate Standing Committee on Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee (February 2013)

 

ISCA Submission – House of Representatives Standing Committee on Education and Employment

Inquiry into the Australian Education Bill 2012 – House of Representatives Standing Committee on Education and Employment (February 2013)

 

ISCA Schools Update – March 2013

ISCA has released an Independent Update for Independent schools on the progress of the review of Funding for Schooling.

Independent Update Issue 1, 2013 – Review of Funding for Schooling: Update for Independent schools – March 2013

 

For current information regarding the new SRS Funding model for schools, please see Independent Updates.

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