This Budget includes $250 million that will provide support to more than 200,000 students across the State.
The investment will also help support more Victorians back into work, employing 4,100 tutors – with an estimated 80% of roles filled by women, who have been among the most impacted financially by the pandemic.
This investment will also deliver more Koorie Engagement Workers and Multicultural Education Aides to support students and their families.
While our students were learning from home, more than 71,000 mobile devices were loaned out by schools.
This Budget delivers a $25 million investment that will allow kids who need them to keep these devices – ensuring all government school students have access to technology at home.
Funding will both help with the costs of new devices purchased to support remote learning and the provision of replacement equipment, such as laptops and tablets.
Reviewed 23 November 2020