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ISA congratulates new Education Minister

01/06/2022

Independent Schools Australia (ISA) welcomes the appointment of the new Minister for Education, Jason Clare MP, following the recent Federal Election.

Boosting investment in teachers is good for education

09/05/2022

ISA welcomes the major parties’ commitments to invest in teachers if elected. Plans to boost teacher education will benefit students and Australia.

Independent schools seek assurances from federal election candidates

22/04/2022

Independent schools call on election candidates to support families’ choice in education.

The Federal Budget and what it means for Independent schools

30/03/2022

Media release - The Federal Budget and what it means for Independent schools

Non-Government schools impacted by the floods receive additional funding

23/03/2022

The Australian Government has provided an additional $5 million to support flood affected Independent and Catholic schools in NSW and Queensland.

Respectful relationships start in childhood

08/03/2022

Independent Schools Australia (ISA) supports Labor’s pledge today to invest $77 million in teaching students what respectful relationships look like. Teaching students about respectful relationships is a key component of the cultural shift Australia needs.

ABS data shows significant growth in Independent school enrolments

23/02/2022

Independent Schools Australia (ISA) supports Labor’s pledge today to invest $77 million in teaching students what respectful relationships look like. Teaching students about respectful relationships is a key component of the cultural shift Australia needs.

Statement: ISA sees no place for discrimination against students

09/02/2022

ISA upholds the principle that no student, regardless of the school they attend, should be subject to unfair discrimination on any grounds, including sexuality or gender identity.

ISA welcomes Labor policy for schools

25/01/2022

ISA commends the Leader of the Opposition, the Hon Anthony Albanese announcement of a fund of $440 million for schools to invest in facilities and services that will support students’ wellbeing if Labor is elected.

Additional funding will support students in remote areas

13/01/2022

ISA welcomes the announcement by the Minister for Indigenous Australians and the Minister for Regional Education, of additional funding for boarding schools in remote areas. The funding announced was part of last year’s Federal Budget and is directed to forty boarding schools with a high proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in the most remote parts of Australia.

Resources to support respectful relationships

20/04/2021

ISA welcomes announcement of investment in respectful relationships in schools

Archive: 2020

Independent schools welcome Government support to school communities affected by bushfires

17/01/2020

The Independent Schools Council of Australia (ISCA) today welcomed the Australian Government’s announcement of additional support to school communities in bushfire-declared communities. These include additional mental health support and additional funding for school chaplains.

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Independent schools welcome further Government support to drought-affected schools

28/01/2020

The Independent Schools Council of Australia (ISCA) today welcomed the Australian Government’s announcement that it will double its support for non-government schools that cater for students in drought-affected areas to $20 million.

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Independent schools are Australia’s fastest growing school sector

06/02/2020

Parents continue to show a high degree of confidence in Independent schools, with the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showing the Independent school sector recording its strongest growth in more than 10 years.

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