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WA Government delivers extra support to Kimberley classrooms

The WA Government has delivered its election commitment to return education assistants and Aboriginal and Islander Education Officers (AIEOs) to classrooms in the Kimberley.

From 2018, an additional 10.5 full-time equivalent (FTE) education assistants will be returned to public school classrooms in the Kimberley, with 12.1 FTE in 2019 and 13.3 FTE in 2020.

An additional 3.8 FTE AIEOs will be returned to Kimberley classrooms in 2018, with14.8 FTE in 2019 to give local Aboriginal children additional assistance, which is part of the WA Government’s commitment to deliver an additional 50 AIEOs across WA.

Source: WA Government

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