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More Support For Swimming Lessons In Victorian Schools

Victorian schools will get even more support to improve the delivery of life-saving swimming and water safety programs thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the introduction of swimming coordinators across every Victorian education area to support schools to..

Second Campus For Richmond High School Opens Doors

Richmond families can now access a new, state-of-the-art vertical secondary school, with the Griffiths Street campus of Richmond High School officially open. Today, Minister for Education James Merlino joined Member for Richmond Richard Wynne, Principal Colin Simpson and the Year 7 and 8 students and..

New Inner-City Primary School Opens Doors

The Andrews Labor Government has delivered a new, state-of-the-art education facility for inner city families, with South Melbourne Park Primary School opening its doors for the first time. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Albert Park Martin Foley joined staff and students to..

New Inner-City Primary School Opens Doors

The Andrews Labor Government has delivered a new, state-of-the-art education facility for inner city families, with South Melbourne Park Primary School opening its doors for the first time. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Albert Park Martin Foley joined staff and students to..

New Pakenham School Opens Doors

The Andrews Labor Government has delivered a new, state-of-the-art education facility for Pakenham families, with Pakenham Primary School opening its doors for the first time. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Bass Jordan Crugnale joined staff and students to celebrate the opening of..

Back To School For Almost One Million Victorian Students

Nearly one million students are returning to school this week across Victoria, with nine new schools opening under the Andrews Labor Government’s school building boom. This year, around 992,400 students will attend a Victorian school – 554,200 primary and 420,500 secondary students. More than 634,000..

Sky’s The Limit For New Prahran High School

Students began exploring one of Victoria’s first vertical government schools today, with the Andrews Labor Government’s school building boom bringing Prahran High School to life. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Southern Metropolitan Nina Taylor today opened the $62 million inner city campus..

Prep Bags Spark Learning On First Day Of School

Every prep student in a Victorian Government school will start their education with a new library bag and bundle of books to spark the joy of reading, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today unveiled new library bags, which are..

Undergraduate Teaching Offers Released

The wait is over for many aspiring teachers who will find out today if they have received a first-round university or college offer. Today 1,367 main round offers have been made to students for undergraduate teaching courses. Those wanting to pursue a career in teaching..

Students Celebrate Their VCE And VCAL Results

The wait is officially over for the thousands of students who have completed the final chapter of their secondary schooling this year, with results released at 7:00am today. Minister for Education James Merlino congratulated more than 64,000 students across the state who received their Victorian..

New Cutting-Edge Classrooms For Footscray Kids

Students in Melbourne’s west will now learn in brand new classrooms thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s innovative school building program. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Footscray Katie Hall today visited Footscray West Primary School to officially open the impressive new architect-designed..

AWARD WINNING GARDEN TO BE RE-CREATED IN OLINDA

Families across Victoria will be able to enjoy upgraded botanic gardens with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a $5 million boost to ensure they have the facilities they need. The funding will mean gardens, picnic facilities, trails and nature play areas can be..

Giving South Morang Students More Options For School

South Morang students will be able to complete their entire secondary education at the same school, with the Andrews Labor Government to expand The Lakes South Morang P-9 School. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the school would be expanded into a P-12 college…

MORE TRAIN STATION CAR PARKING FOR MOOROOLBARK COMMUTERS

It will be easier for local commuters to find a car park with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to build more car parking at Mooroolbark Station. Whether it’s building more car parking or removing dangerous and congested level crossings, only Labor will make it safer..

Giving Regional Students More Options In Their VCE

The Andrews Labor Government will ensure every VCE subject is available to rural and regional students as part of a major expansion of virtual learning and a new collaboration fund to support schools working together. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced a $22.6 million..

Melba College Science Building And Stadium Takes Shape

Students in Melbourne’s outer east are a step closer to having the first-rate sports, science and arts facilities they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Eastern Metropolitan Shaun Leane today visited Melba College in Croydon to..

DELIVERING A GREAT LOCAL SCHOOL FOR MONBULK

Monbulk families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive upgrade to Monbulk College. Labor will invest $9.3 million for the final major stage of the school’s masterplan, which includes a brand new STEM..