As announced today by Federal Minister for Education, Simon Birmingham, Tasmanian Associate Professor Natalie Brown, director of the Peter Underwood Centre for Educational Attainment, has been appointed to the National School Resourcing Board.
It is excellent to see this level of Tasmanian representation on such an important National Board.
As one of eight leading education, finance and demography experts representing the Commonwealth, States and Territories and the non-Government sectors, Ms Bown will provide input into the distribution of Commonwealth school funding across Australia, helping ensure the funding is distributed fairly and consistently, and that the greatest level of funding is flowing to the students and communities that need it most.
The eight inaugural members of the National School Resourcing Board include:
Further information on the National School Resourcing Board as well as biographies of all its members is available at http://www.premier.tas.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0012/354999/NSRB_Board_biographies.pdf.