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SUPPORTING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL NEEDS

Schools across Victoria will be better equipped to support more students with disabilities and special needs thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s $20 million Inclusive School Fund. Round two of the Fund will see 24 schools sharing in $3.6 million, which helps schools build new..

Putting People First By Building School Pride

The Andrews Labor Government has released a world-first target to raise pride and confidence in government schools. Minister for Education James Merlino announced the target while visiting Northern Bay College’s Wexford Court campus this morning, where he turned the first sod to mark the start..

Supporting Students With Disabilities And Special Needs

Schools across Victoria will be better equipped to support more students with disabilities and special needs thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s $20 million Inclusive School Fund. Round two of the Fund will see 24 schools sharing in $3.6 million, which helps schools build new..

Record Number Of Victorian Students Pass Their VCE

A record number of Victorian students have completed their Victorian Certificate of Education this year, with results officially released at 7am. Minister for Education James Merlino met students at Maribyrnong College to congratulate them on completing their VCE and discuss their plans for the future…

Funding Boost For Victorian Independent Schools

Catholic and Independent school students will enjoy new and upgraded facilities thanks to a $32.8 million funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited St Louis De Montfort’s School to announce the funding, which includes $1.7 million for 12..

Victorian Students Move Up In The Education Ranks

Victorian students are performing above the international average in science, reading and maths, according to a new OECD report. Released every three years, the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) compares the scientific, reading and mathematical literacy of 15-year-old students in OECD countries. The latest..

Celebrating Mentors Who Help Victorian Students Thrive

A mentoring program linking regional students with Melbourne-based university mentors helped fuel an interest in science and maths for dozens of students in its first year. The In2Science eMentoring program, run in 2016 with funding from the Andrews Labor Government’s $1.6 million Mentoring Grants Program,..

DELIVERING A CENTRE FOR SPORT EXCELLENCE IN KILSYTH

Member for Monbulk James Merlino has announced $900,000 to help upgrade the home of the AFL’s TAC Cup Eastern Ranges Football Club in Kilsyth. The $2.1 million Kilsyth Centre of Sport Excellence at the Kilsyth Recreation reserve is being delivered in partnership with the Yarra..