Federal ICPA Portfolios

ICPA lobbies for equity in education for rural and remote children from birth to tertiary with a team of Federal Councilors working on the various issues under specialist portfolios.

Click on the portfolio you are interested in and learn more about the issues facing rural and remote students and what ICPA is endeavouring to do to overcome this.

Learn more about ICPA's current issues.

Federal Curriculum Portfolio
The curriculum is always under review and being changed and it is extremely important that these changes and the structure of the curriculum is suited to the education of rural and remote children, especially those that are completing their studies via distance education. The Federal ICPA team looking after this portfolio is Judy Sinclair-Newton (portfolio leader), Wendy Hick and Alana Moller.

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Federal Distance Education Portfolio
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Federal Specific Education Needs Portfolio
Children with specific education needs, whether that is an education disability or a gifted child, need specific eduction suited to their needs. ICPA endeavours to ensure that these children are not disadvantage living in a rural and remote area. The Federal ICPA team looking after this portfolio is Sally Sullivan (portfolio leader) and Jane Morton

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Federal Training Portfolio
Vocational Education is another pathway that many rural and remote students venture along rather than going to university. The Federal ICPA team looking after this portfolio is Jane O'Brien (portfolio leader), Sally Sullivan, Suzanne Wilson and Kate Thompson.

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