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School of Distance Education Appropriation

Purpose

To assist Schools of Distance Education (SDE) to meet their day-to-day operational costs.

Duration of Program

Ongoing

Policy Reference

Review of Distance Education - Department of Education (1994).

Eligibility

Schools of Distance Education.

Allocation of Funds

The following components are included in this funding:

General Component:

Full-time-equivalent enrolments are used in the calculation of this component. A weighting of 1/3 is applied to school-based secondary and adult enrolments.

The annual entitlement is determined by the following formula:

Vehicle Leases:

Allocations for Vehicle Leases are based on actual costs.

Printing:

Printing allocations are determined by a calculation using a historical proportional share of a total pool of funds as follows:

Utilities:

This component is paid to Brisbane SDE only and is based on an historical amount of $171,000.

Copyright:

This component is paid to Brisbane SDE only and is based on an historical amount of $152,462 which covers salary, materials, legacy copyright permissions and specialised printing expenses.

Current rates

General Component:

Base $165,050
Per student FTE $436.30

Data Requirements

Data

Source

Time collected

Enrolment data used for staffing model

Workforce Management Unit - Human Resources Branch

March

School Grant Index

Centre Information System (CIS) field maintained by School Financial Services

As required

Payment Details

Type

Time

Proportion

General - Semester 1

February

50 per cent of annual allocation

General - Brisbane SDE only

February

40 per cent of annual allocation

Vehicle Lease - Semester 1

February

50 per cent of annual allocation

Printing - Semester 1

April

50 per cent of annual allocation

General - Semester 2

July

50 per cent of annual allocation

General - Brisbane SDE only

July

60 per cent of annual allocation

Vehicle Lease - Semester 2

July

50 per cent of annual allocation

Copyright - Annual - Brisbane SDE

August

100 per cent

Utilities Annual

October

100 per cent of annual allocation
(Brisbane SDE only)

Printing - Semester 2

October

50 per cent of annual allocation

How to Apply

Schools do not need to apply for this funding. Entitlements will be automatically calculated by Finance Branch and paid.

Contact

Finance Branch
Telephone: (07) 3034 5817

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