Australian Government Secondary Schools Historic Modernisation Program
Filed Under: Media & Tech | Posted: 06/30/2009 at 3:28AM
Comments | Region: Australia
Australian Federal Government today announced $810m funding transitioning Australian secondary schools into the 21st century.
The program delivers funding to secondary schools that demonstrated their school’s disadvantage and need and is part of the Rudd Government’s nation building for recovery plan to help drive
Under the Science and Language Centres first stage of the 21st Century Secondary Schools [SLC] element of the Building the Education Revolution [BER] 537 science laboratories and language learning centres will be built or refurbished.
SLC projects provide provides schools access to modern facilities with leading edge technologies. Construction commences quickly, boosting jobs, stimulating local economies and investing in imperative long-term infrastructure.
This round of funding comprises 280 science centres, 179 language centres and 78 dual facilities either constructed or refurbished.
Successful projects includes
Building the Education Revolution is a key element of the Rudd Government’s $42b
The Australian Government expresses gratitude to the Australian school principals and school communities for their enthusiasm and commitments in Building the Education Revolution.
A full list of successful schools and their planned projects are available at: www.buildingtheeducationrevolution.gov.au or www.economicstimulusplan.gov.au.