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Young Leaders To Indonesia Program To Continue

The life-changing Victorian Young Leaders to Indonesia program will continue for another year thanks to a $545,000 Andrews Labor Government funding boost to provide immersive learning experiences for students. The Minister for Education James Merlino made the announcement while observing the inaugural Victorian Young Leaders..

Celebrating Excellence In Victorian Schools

A primary school teacher passionate about raising literacy standards, a school supporting and promoting Koorie culture and a principal who has advocated for strong student voice and leadership are among the finalists acknowledged by the Andrews Labor Government in this year’s Victorian Education Excellence Awards…

Terms Of Reference Set For NAPLAN Review

The Victorian, New South Wales and Queensland governments have released the Terms of Reference for their broad review of NAPLAN and standardised testing of school students. The Review will identify what a standardised testing regime in Australian schools should deliver, assess how well NAPLAN achieves..

Delivering Leading Edge Facilities For Coburg

Coburg High School students now have the state-of-the-art facilities they need to achieve their best, thanks to a $1.9 million investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Education Minister James Merlino and Member for Pascoe Vale Lizzie Blandthorn today visited Coburg High School to officially open..

More Support To Attract The Best Teachers To The Regions

Victoria’s best and brightest teachers will be offered incentives of up to $50,000 each to relocate to rural and regional schools, as part of $45.2 million investment by the Andrews Labor Government to bridge the divide between student results in the regions and the city…

Celebrating Inspiring Early Childhood Work In Victoria

Early childhood educators and programs whose work improves the lives of children and their families across the state are being recognised and celebrated by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the 20 finalists in this year’s Victorian Early Years Awards…

Designs For New World-Class Shepparton School Unveiled

Shepparton families are one step closer to having the exceptional facilities they deserve, with the Andrews Labor Government unveiling its designs for the city’s new secondary school today. Minister for Education James Merlino visited Shepparton High School to launch the designs for the new secondary..

Massive Maintenance Blitz To Upgrade Ballarat Schools

Every single Victorian government school will get a share of $515 million in the single largest boost to school maintenance ever undertaken, thanks to an unprecedented investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Parliamentary Secretary for Schools Tim Richardson and the Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison..

Lifting The Bar For Year 9 Students

A special principal advisory committee will immediately begin investigating options to improve the relevance of NAPLAN for Year 9 students. The latest NAPLAN results show the Education State reforms are working, with Victoria’s primary students leading the nation and Year 7 results on the rise…

Victoria Continues To Lead Nation In NAPLAN

Victorian students continue to outperform other states and lead the nation in education with today’s NAPLAN results confirming the Andrews Labor Government’s Education State reforms are producing real results. Victoria’s primary schools achieved the best results in the country in seven out of 10 measures,..

Victoria Continues To Lead Nation In NAPLAN

Victorian students continue to outperform other states and lead the nation in education with today’s NAPLAN results confirming the Andrews Labor Government’s Education State reforms are producing real results. Victoria’s primary schools achieved the best results in the country in seven out of 10 measures,..

New Schools A Step Closer In State School Building Boom

Architects have been appointed to design another eight new schools as the Andrews Labor Government gets on with delivering 100 new schools by 2026. Victoria is growing faster than any other state with our schools needing to accommodate 115,000 additional students over the next five..

Names For New Schools Opening In 2020 Revealed

The names of the new schools the Andrews Labor Government is building and opening in 2020 have now been chosen. Minister for Education James Merlino today unveiled the official names for 10 new schools, following consultation with local communities. The new school names will replace..

Secure Storage For Schools To Roll Out Mobile Phone Ban

The Andrews Labor Government is investing $12.4 million to deliver the resources schools need to securely store student mobile phones, ahead of the state-wide school ban starting next year. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the funding at Auburn High School with Member for..

MONBULK COMMUNITIES BENEFIT FROM $50 MILLION

Yarra Ranges Council can now apply for funding to fast-track community facility projects, with the opening of the Victorian Government’s 2019-20 Growing Suburbs Fund (GSF). Minister for Local Government Adem Somyurek today announced the opening of the latest funding round, with a further $50 million..

PAVILION SET TO BE THE HEART OF MONBULK SPORTING COMMUNITY

Local sports clubs will now have access to a new pavilion, complete with community meeting areas in Monbulk. Deputy Premier James Merlino today joined community members to officially open the newly completed Monbulk Community Sporting Pavilion. The $3.8 million project received $1 million from the..

WORK STARTS ON MONBULK PRIMARY SCHOOL UPGRADE

Students at Monbulk Primary School are a step closer to getting the facilities they need for a great start in life, with an architect appointed to design the school’s exciting upgrade. Member for Monbulk James Merlino today announced that Kosloff Architecture has been appointed to..

New Centre To Support Students’ Mental Health

Students in Rosebud will soon have a dedicated space where they can gain skills to manage and build their mental health and wellbeing, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino yesterday announced $300,000 in funding to build a Wellness Pavilion at..