Portfolios

ICPA WA advocates for equity in education for rural and remote children from early childhood to tertiary with a team of State Councilors working on the various issues under specialist portfolios. Learn more about the issues facing rural and remote students and what ICPA WA is doing to overcome the issues by choosing any of the portfolios below.

Allowances

Allowances

ICPA (WA) advocates for eligible allowances to ensure rural and remote children can access education and are not disadvantaged by geographical isolation.

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Tower

Communications

ICPA (WA) works closely with the government, telcos, and other stakeholders to seek affordable and reliable communications for rural and remote students. 

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Classroom

Distance Education, SOTA and Curriculum

ICPA (WA) advocates for quality distance education for rural and remote students from kindergarten to post compulsory.

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Child in flowers

Early Childhood

ICPA (WA) seeks equity of access to educational opportunities for children through the provision of early childhood programs and affordable childcare services.

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Funding

Funding and Sponsorship

ICPA (WA) actively seeks and is grateful for the sponsorship received from various businesses, organisations and the Department of Education.

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trainee

Post Compulsory

Engaging in vocational or tertiary education should be an option for all rural and remote students regardless of their geographic location.

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Country School

Rural and Remote Schools

ICPA (WA) seeks equity of access to education and educational opportunities for students of small rural and remote schools.

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Special Ed

Special and Specific Needs Education

ICPA (WA) endeavours to ensure that children with specific educational needs are supported whilst living in rural and remote areas.

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Muresk

Student Accommodation

ICPA (WA) continues to advocate for affordable access to boarding facilities for all rural and remote students.

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teacher

Teacher Training

The attraction and retention of quality teachers to our schools is a key issue. Teachers can make the biggest difference to a student’s educational outcomes.

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School bus

Travel

Affordable and reliable travel for rural and remote students and families is key to accessing education.

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