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DROP IN DUBBO SCHOOL SUSPENSIONS ATTRIBUTED TO SUCCESSFUL PROGRAMS

Wednesday, December 05, 2012
The Member for Dubbo Troy Grant has linked the recorded drop in school suspensions in Dubbo to the implementation of landmark programs by education authorities.

"All the hard work put into through the Department of Education and Communities suspension centre has certainly paid dividends resulting in an 85 per cent success rate of students participating in the return to school program," said Mr Grant.

"Suspensions should always be the last resort for students and schools ought to be congratulated for causing minimal disruption to a young person's education."

Mr Grant also paid tribute to the excellent work in this field by Western College through their Links to Learning and Partnership Education Programs.

"Western College has been at the forefront of encouraging disengaged young students back into the education sector recognising that completing an education is crucial in providing students with employment options."

Special mention should be made of the hard work undertaken by Western College's Kate Davis who has overseen the college's two successful programs.

"Kate focuses not only on getting young people through education in Years 9 or 10 but helps get these same young people into jobs, further training, apprenticeships and traineeships and, where appropriate, back into mainstream school to complete Years 11 and 12," said Mr Grant.

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