Date set for regional education forum to be held on the Border

A public forum into the state of education in regional and rural area will be held in Wodonga on October 11.

Senator Bridget McKenzie said the review, led by Emeritus Professor John Halsey of Flinders University, would consider the challenges, barriers and successes which impacted on students’ education and ability to gain employment.

“This forum is an important opportunity for residents in this area to have their say on an important array of educational issues,” she said.