The future of The Conversation will secured with today’s announcement that the Andrews Labor Government will provide a $3 million investment towards the news and commentary site. The funding commitment of $1 million per annum over 3 years will safeguard the jobs of 32 employees..
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The Education State is underway with the Andrews Labor Government setting ambitious targets to get more kids physically active. With AFL finals fever starting to grip the state, Education Minister James Merlino and State Member for Northcote Fiona Richardson today joined AFL champion and Schools..
The Andrews Labor Government is making Victoria the Education State by investing $27 million over five years to make sure thousands of children from disadvantaged primary schools receive a better education in maths and science. Minister for Education James Merlino, was joined by Member for..
Schools and students in our regions will share in more than $68 million of extra funding in 2016 as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s commitment to make Victoria the Education State. It’s part of our plan to help kids learn, give parents confidence and..
The Andrews Labor Government is making Victoria the Education State by investing $72.3 million to help secondary school students who are falling behind their classmates to catch up. For the first time in Victoria, secondary schools will receive targeted funding to help students catch up..
The Andrews Labor Government is making Victoria the Education State, providing $747 million in extra funds to deliver great schools for every community and great teachers in every classroom. $566 million of the funding will be targeted to help schools and students most in need,..
The Andrews Labor Government is making Victoria the Education State, with students from socially disadvantaged backgrounds to benefit from the largest-ever increase in needs-based funding for Victorian government schools. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced $747 million in extra funds over four years to..
The Andrews Labor Government has set a comprehensive set of Education State targets to drive improved student outcomes across Victorian schools over the next decade. Minister for Education James Merlino announced new targets for educational achievement today as part of the Andrews Government’s massive $747..
Students from across Victoria will meet in State Parliament legislative assembly chamber today to discuss young people in politics. Education Minister James Merlino will address the Primary Schools’ Parliamentary Convention, the topic of which is “young people’s voices are not heard in Australian politics”. The..
The Andrews Labor Government is refurbishing schools in Wyndham and giving students the best chance in life. Minister for Education James Merlino was joined by Member for Werribee Tim Pallas, and Member for Tarneit, Telmo Languiller to visit Werribee Secondary College and Tarneit P-9 College..
Young people from disadvantaged backgrounds will receive extra support from high-achieving tertiary student mentors to help them reach their potential under a new $1.6 million program. Minister for Education James Merlino today officially launched the Andrews Labor Government’s student mentoring pilot program at Narre Warren..
Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Caulfield Primary School to tour classrooms and meet students and staff. The school is one of 11 government bilingual schools in Victoria, teaching subjects in English and Japanese. To really get a taste of the country, every two..
Minister for Education James Merlino is set to be Principal For A Day at Mooroolbark College and Mooroolbark East Primary School. Mr Merlino will get a taste of secondary school life, shadowing Mooroolbark College principal Simon Reid and addressing the school assembly, speaking to Year..
Melbourne’s Hisense Arena will become a fairy tale fantasy land tomorrow as 3000 excited students run through their final dress rehearsals for Saturday’s 20th anniversary State Schools Spectacular live shows. Media will be able to catch a vibrant sneak preview of Saturday’s Spectacular between 11:30am..
Creative projects that make government schools more inclusive and equitable places for students with special needs will be supported under a new $10 million Inclusive Schools Fund. Launching the new Fund at Mount Alexander College today, Minister for Education James Merlino said the Andrews Labor..
Three young Victorians from diverse backgrounds were recognised for their commitment and hard work at the Centre for Multicultural Youth’s MY Education Awards. Twin brothers Shadrach and Isaac Phuting from the Harvester Primary School Homework Club and secondary student Sung Sung Khi Teng, who attends..
Minister for Education James Merlino today welcomed the release of an interim report as part of an independent review into Victoria’s education funding. The review, led by former Premier the Hon Steve Bracks AC, was commissioned by the Andrews Labor Government in response to the..
The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with plans to rebuild Kalianna School and give its students the best chance in life. Minister for Education James Merlino today joined Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards at Kalianna School to announce the release of the tender..