BIS awarded Capital Grant funding for major works

In late 2017 BIS was awarded a capital grant from the Education Department to commence major works at the school. We caught up with current Board Chair, Jodie Jetann to find out more about the process and the projected works. Hi Jodie, could you explain what the Capital Grant is? The Australian and State Government (ASG) Capital Grant Program provides …

A response to the latest Gonski Review

by Principal Jennifer Haynes I write this with the hope and belief that today heralds the beginning of a new era in Australian Education. The latest Gonski report “Through Growth to Achievement” demands a radical overhaul to improve the education system in our country; echoing a call we have been making at BIS for 50 years. “Australian education has failed …