A spokesperson for students with a disability hopes the needs-based model of funding that supports them has not been compromised by the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to the 2020 state budget, educational adjustment funding for these students will increase this financial year from $3 million to $11 million.
This is in line with the forward estimates in last year's budget.
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Tasmania Disability Education Reform Lobby spokeswoman Kristen Desmond said she was keen to understand whether this level of funding would be enough in the context of disruptions caused by the pandemic.
"Everyone has lost ground this year, but students with disability in particular had been greatly impacted," she said.
The new needs-based model of funding was implemented in January.
Ms Desmond she hoped to see money in the budget for an independent eview of the model to ensure its effectiveness.
"It's all well and good to have a model that's well-targeted like this one is, but how well has that translated on the ground?" she said.
Beacon Foundation chief executive Scott Harris said the organisation acknowledged the government's investment into creating pathways into workplaces for our young people.
"Short qualification courses, packages of learning and school based apprenticeships are great and we welcome this investment, however we must make sure we are also investing in our young people to ensure that they are best prepared to realise the opportunities," he said.
Mr Harris said an increased focus on the mental health of young people was welcomed.
"We know from our work that many young people are struggling, right now we need to give them support ... and provide pathways and opportunities for them for their future."
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