Tanya Davies MP. Member for Mulgoa.

MULGOA INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS GET A HELPING HAND

Monday November 13, 2017

Non-government schools in Mulgoa have received $243,251 in additional funding to put into resources where they are most needed, Member for Mulgoa, Tanya Davies MP announced today.

The NSW Government’s additionality funding is provided to non-government schools on a needs basis to provide resources such as teacher’s aides to support students with disability, teacher training or literacy and numeracy intervention programs.

Tanya Davies has welcomed the funding for local schools. 

“Schools know best where to direct these funds, and we’re pleased to provide this funding for a range of programs and resources to best support local students,” Tanya Davies said.

“This funding will allow schools to provide the best education possible.”

Education Minster Rob Stokes said the NSW Government is providing more than $45 million to Catholic and Independent schools in 2017, up from the $25 million in 2016.

“Our schools are important community assets, and we are committed to providing funds to support students in both government and non-government schools,” Mr Stokes said.

This tranche of payments is the second of two for 2017, the first tranche being distributed in the first half of the year. Schools in Mulgoa have received a total of $369,682.