Read stories about the inspirational teachers, principals, parents and school communities transforming the lives of children. Because that is what Fair Funding is about - quality public schools that give our children a fair go at reaching their potential.
Ongoing support valuable from day one
When Katerina Duckstein set foot in the classroom as a teacher for the first time, she was luckier than many new educators . She could call on her mum - a teacher with 35 years’ experience - for advice.
Targeting individual learning
Extra Gonski funding has gone a long way at the Lismore High Campus of The Rivers Secondary College in northeast New South Wales. And it’s producing strong results for both students and teachers.
Tackling disadvantage with individual support
Not every class at Paralowie School is a small one - the school can’t afford that . But, in those classes where numbers are lower, the results speak for themselves.
Funding supports programs to lift literacy
It may be a small school, but Mahogany Rise Primary in the Melbourne suburb of Frankston North is drawing on the latest literacy research for an innovative program that’s delivering big results.
Finding a leading edge
“This place could get out of hand very quickly,” says Upper Coomera State College principal Mike O’Connor . “It’s big . And size breeds complexity.”
Visible improvements from extra funds
At remote Bwgcolman Community School, on north Queensland’s Palm Island, students are making huge strides in literacy, thanks to a targeted program as well as extra funding and resources.