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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..


Students and job seekers from Monbulk can now take up Free TAFE training under the Andrews Labor Government’s $172 million program to make 30 priority TAFE courses and 20 pre-apprenticeship courses tuition fee free from this year. State Member for Monbulk, James Merlino, said almost..

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..