Member for Barker Tony Pasin today announced Faith Lutheran College Incorporated in Tanunda will benefit from a new a science, technology, engineering and mathematics facilities thanks to a Coalition Government grant.
Mr Pasin said the Australian Government would provide $105,000 towards the project through the Capital Grants Program, which provides funding for non-government schools to improve their infrastructure.
“Students and staff at Faith Lutheran College Incorporated will benefit from the refurbishment of existing science, technology, engineering and mathematics laboratory facilities and the creation of a new turorial room,” Mr Pasin said.
“Faith Lutheran College Incorporated has a wonderful school community, and these new facilities will further enhance the learning environment.
“Students and teachers thrive when they have modern, functional facilities like these supporting learning outcomes.
“That’s why the Morrison Government is proud of the Capital Grants Program, which has benefited thousands of schools across the nation.
“Our Government is ensuring that every child gets a quality education no matter where they go to school. We are providing a record $314.7 billion for all Australian Schools from 2018 to 2029.
“We are delivering needs-based funding that is matched by national reforms that will drive better results, as recommended by David Gonski in his Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools.
“I congratulate Faith Lutheran College Incorporated on their successful grant application and look forward to seeing the positive impact the new facilities will have on students and our community.” Mr Pasin said.
Principal, Steven Wilksch said the Faith College Board believes that the quality of a learning environment can have a profound impact on learning and wellbeing for both staff and students, within which the Board and staff are committed to delivering modern, innovative and quality facilities to meet the educational program of the College.
“The College sincerely thanks Mr Pasin and the Morrison Government for enabling this project to occur for the benefit of our students.” Mr Wilksch said.
Mr Pasin said the funding announcement is one of 158 projects approved for funding under the Capital Grants Program to commence in 2021.
Schools that want to learn more about the Capital Grants Program can visit https://www.education.gov.au/capital-grants-non-government-schools.
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