Special education initiatives

Details of the main special education initiatives announced in Budget 2011.

InitiativeDescription
Specialist Teacher Study Awards

Operating funding:
  • 2011/12: $1.000 million
  • 2012/13: $2.000 million
  • 2013/14: $1.000 million
  • 2014/15: $ -
Three-year total: $4.000 million
Several special education initiatives with fragmented teaching resources will be amalgamated and organised differently to deliver better value from the Government’s investment in special education.

Teachers will receive specialist development training to improve educational outcomes and enable value for money.

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