WA Student Numbers to SURGE by 2020

I can hear the ‘grey brigade’ cheering! As our aged and most experienced staff exit education in droves (See earlier report comments) they will be leaving our education system with a shortage of teachers and a booming student population. Enrolment Projections for the period 2011-2020 provided by the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations are mind-blowing.

Bethany Hiatt succinctly covered the projections in today’s West Australian article “School’s brace for surge in students” if you would like the details.


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