Joy Burch has the thrilling news that Tuggeranong is getting an Introductory English Centre:
ACT Minister for Education and Training Joy Burch today announced the 2013-14 Budget will allocate $1.8 million for an Introductory English Centre (IEC) at Wanniassa Hills Primary School.
The IEC supports students newly arrived in the ACT with a language and cultural background other than English and who have limited English language.
“I am delighted to announce that the forthcoming Budget will provide $1.818 million in capital, recurrent costs and expenses for the IEC at Wanniassa Hills Primary School,” Ms Burch said.
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“This is great news for students who have recently arrived in Canberra with limited or no English skills, and delivers on a 2012 ACT Labor Election commitment.”