Drawing upon some of the recommendations made in the Gonski Report for School Funding, this report investigates what the government ...
The disability discussion: funding, resources and what we could be doing better
All children in Australia have the right to an education, where they are afforded every opportunity to thrive and achieve their potential. When allegations emerged earlier this month about widespread abuse of children with disabilities in the classroom, following the suspension of a principal at a school where a cage was built for a 10-year-old boy, conversations ensued about the lack of support for students who experience disability. According to the Australian Education Union, 79 per cent of public school principals do not have the resources to meet the needs of students with disabilities.
This story appeared in the May 2015 edition of Australian Teacher Magazine.