Ongoing Resourcing Scheme (ORS)

The Ongoing Resourcing Scheme (ORS) provides support for students with the highest level of need for special education to join in and learn alongside other students at school.

Overview of ORS

Overview information about what ORS funding provides, who qualifies for ORS, how ORS funding is managed, and how to resolve any differences.

Criteria for ORS

Overview table plus links to the definitions of the 9 ORS criteria and examples of students who meet them.

Apply for ORS

How to choose and fill out an application form for ORS.

Verification process for ORS

How ORS applications are verified after an application is made.

Review and appeal processes for ORS

How to reapply for ORS or challenge an ORS application decision.

Audit visit process for ORS

Why some ORS applications are audited and how.

Resources for students in ORS

What resources ORS funding provides and how to make the best use of them (specialists, additional teachers, teacher aide time, and consumables).

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