Rural and Remote Education A blueprint for action (NSW Education and Communities)
Rural and Remote Education
A blueprint for action
(NSW Education and Communities)
A case for action
– providing all children with access to education
Every Student, Every School
- providing better learning and support for students
Literacy and Numeracy Action Plan
- focusing on quality instructional leadership
Local Schools, Local Decisions
– giving public schools more authority to make local decisions
Great Teaching, Inspired Learning
- a whole of career reform plan to improve all training and development
– targeting 15 schools in 11 selected communities in rural and regional NSW
- more appropriate
Quality early childhood education
More children in rural and remote communities gain the benefits of quality early childhood education in at least the year before school.
Early childhood education services are responsive to the needs of families in rural and remote communities.
Children in rural and remote communities enter kindergarten as confident learners.
Great teachers and school leaders
Great Teaching, Inspired Learning reforms build the capacity of teachers and leaders in rural and remote schools.
Rural and remote schools have greater capacity to attract and retain quality teachers and leaders.
Distance and time are not a barrier to working and learning together.
Curriculum access for all
Rural and remote students have improved access to a broad and quality curriculum.
Rural and remote students have access to quality transition pathways from secondary school to further education, training or employment.
Gifted and talented rural and remote students have the same curriculum opportunities as students in metropolitan areas..
Effective partnerships and connections
Teachers and school leaders have access to professional learning and expert advice so they can meet the learning and support needs of every student.
Schools are able to access specialist assistance for students whose needs are challenging or complex.
State borders do not prevent students from obtaining the support they need.
Quality learning for every community
Rural and remote schools will be supported to collaborate in the development of an education strategy that best meets the needs of their school communities
Equitable funding, transparent and needs based.