Student literacy and numeracy get a boost in the Bay

SCHOOLS are using addiitonal State Government funds for diverse projects from hiring teachers to mentor other teachers to providing one-on-one support.

Member for Hervey Bay, Ted Sorensen said plans submitted by state schools to implement the Great Results Guarantee initiative had been approved.

"Queensland's education system needs to be at the top of its game in order for the state to be able to innovate and rise to the challenges of tomorrow," he said.

"The Great Results Guarantee has enabled our schools to make a decision on what will best meet their literacy and numeracy requirements, and implement that change on a local level with input from the local community, teachers and students."

Hervey Bay schools that are benefitting from the State Government scheme are:

  • Hervey Bay Special School $37,540
  • Hervey Bay State High School $88,593
  • Pialba State School $136,440
  • Urangan Point State School $302,040
  • Urangan State High School $169,969
  • Torquay State School $133,712
  • Kawungan State School $214,931
  • Sandy Strait State School $142,362

Minister for Education Training and Employment John-Paul Langbroek said it was important to invest in the younger generation.



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