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Work Expo Preparing Young People For A Bright Future

  A new careers expo designed by and for young people was launched today by Minister for Education James Merlino. The Work Expo was developed by young people aged 15-25 participating in the True North Leadership Program at The Huddle. The program is a joint..

Building The Education State In Bacchus Marsh

The Andrews Labor Government is rebuilding Bacchus Marsh College and giving its students the best start in life. Minister for Education, James Merlino today visited the college to officially announce the $5 million modernisation. The $5 million funding, secured in the 2015-16 Victorian Budget, will..

Labor Government Supports Uniforms And Books For Our Kids

An extra 25,000 students and their families will receive help each year to pay for school uniforms, shoes, books and stationery through State Schools’ Relief thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s $15.6 million commitment. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined students, teachers and parents at Maryborough..

Building The Education State In Oakleigh

The Andrews Labor Government is rebuilding Amsleigh Park Primary School and giving its students the best start in life. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited the school, in Oakleigh East, to officially announce the $5.7 million modernisation. The $5.7 million funding, secured in the..

Building The Education State In Glen Waverley

As part of our commitment to making Victoria the Education State, the Andrews Labor Government is rebuilding Glen Waverley Primary School and giving its students the best start in life. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited the school to officially announce the $2 million..

New Silvan station officially opened

  The Silvan Fire Brigade is better equipped to respond to their next emergency with the official opening of their new station. The Member for Monbulk and Deputy Premier, James Merlino, opened the new facility on behalf of the Minister for Emergency Services Jane Garrett…

New-Look Teacher Award To Celebrate Excellence

A new category for inclusive education has been added to the annual Victorian Education Excellence Awards as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s election promise to make schools fairer and more inclusive. Announcing the new award category, Education Minister James Merlino said the new Inclusive..

Leading Artists Work With Schools To Produce Creative Projects

The artistic talent of Victorian students will be unleashed through an annual grants program placing professional artists in schools to produce a creative project, Education Minister James Merlino announced today. Last year’s Artists in Schools projects ranged from deaf choreographer Jo Dunbar working with hearing..

New Ideas For The Future Of Our Education System

Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Templestowe College to tour the school and learn about its cutting-edge approach to education. Mr Merlino spoke to students and staff and heard about the school’s innovations, which include a choice of three school times (7.15 am to..