WA Secondary Schools Receive Infrastructure Upgrades

Secondary schools will be redeveloped as part of school infrastructure upgrades in Western Australia. 15 secondary schools will be rebuilt or upgraded as part of the State Government’s $465 million investment into schools across the state. As part of the upgrades, 50-year-old Balcatta Senior High School will receive a $50 million redevelopment. An architect will…

WA Independent Public Schools hits record High

This story is written by WAMN Journalist Daniel Edwards. The Independent Public School Model will operate in more than half of all Western Australian public schools in 2015, following a record intake of 178 schools. Education Minister Peter Collier said around 70 per cent of all WA public school students would be learning in Independent…

2015 Student Centered Funding Model

This story is written by WAMN Journalist Daniel Edwards. From 2015 onwards, school funding will be centered on the student. Funding was previously based on school types and education programs. Additional funding will be given to Indigenous, disability, english as a second language, and socially disadvantaged students. Schools in remote areas will also receive additional…