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Smarter Schools National Partnerships

Significant changes were made to Australian Government funding in 2014. With the introduction of the Australian Education Act 2013, many of the Targeted Programs that had previously been administered by Independent Schools Victoria were discontinued. This affected the following programs that had formerly been administered by Independent Schools Victoria:

  • Literacy, Numeracy and Special Learning Needs Program, incorporating:
    • Literacy
    • Numeracy
    • Students with Disability.
  • Languages other than English Program
  • Country Areas Program
  • English as a Second Language – New Arrivals Program
  • Australian Government Quality Teacher Program
  • Smarter Schools National Partnerships, incorporating:
    • Literacy and Numeracy
    • Low Socioeconomic Status School Communities
    • Improving Teacher Quality.

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