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“It made a really big difference in my life because, instead of all these kids in the room, making a lot of noise, being distracting, the teacher can just focus on me.”

– Billy, 9 years old

 

Victorian children have big dreams. Gonski helps them achieve those dreams.

No matter if they want to be a dirt-bike rider or the President of the World, our children need a quality education.

With Gonski funding, their school was able to provide them with the support they need, including:

  • Smaller class sizes
  • Specialist teachers
  • Extra time and support for those who need it

This funding is already making a difference in their lives and the lives of thousands of children around Victoria.

 

But Gonski is on the chopping block. 

The federal and state governments have not committed to continuing Gonski funding from 2018.

This is a cut of more than $1 billion to Victorian schools over 2018 and 2019.

More importantly, this means children will stop getting the support they need. And other children coming through the system will never have the opportunity to get the education they deserve.

 

We need to save Gonski. 

We believe all Victorian children deserve a quality education, no matter where they live, their parents’ education or their ability to learn.

Tell us about the dreams that the kids in your life have so we can show politicians that these kids aren’t just numbers on a page.