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$2 Million For New Classrooms At Marist-Sion College

Students from across the Warragul region will soon be learning in six brand new classrooms, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Marist Sion College in Warragul to announce $2 million towards a new high quality, permanent building housing..

Kurnai College $10 Million Upgrade Begins

Students in Morwell will soon have the first-rate classrooms and facilities they deserve, with work beginning on  upgrading Kurnai College thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today turned the first sod to start construction on the $10.1 million upgrade which..

$50 Million To Upgrade Non-Government Schools

Thousands of Victorian students attending 38 Catholic and independent schools across Victoria will benefit from better facilities and new and upgraded classrooms, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Cornish College in Bangholme, to announce the growing school would..

Making Schools More Inclusive To Support All Students

Schools across Victoria will get a funding boost to build all-access play areas, sensory gardens and outdoor learning areas to support students with disabilities and special needs. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Mandama Primary School in Grovedale to announce that another 14 schools..

Blue Skies As Historic Yacht Club Sails Towards Future

The historic Royal Geelong Yacht Club will continue to be the focus of the city’s famed Waterfront precinct thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino, Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville, Member for Lara John Eren and Member for Geelong Christine Couzens..

Ararat Students To Enjoy Modern New Classrooms

Work will begin to replace classrooms recently damaged in a fire at Ararat West Primary School thanks to a $2.1 million funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Visiting the school today, Minister for Education James Merlino announced a new modular building would be constructed..

Stawell Students To Benefit From New Learning Hub

Students at St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School in Stawell now have a new senior learning hub, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School to officially open the $1.2 million facility for year three to..

Kicking Goals At Pascoe Vale Girls Secondary College

Pascoe Vale students will soon have access to the first-rate sporting facilities they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Pascoe Vale Lizzie Blandthorn today visited Pascoe Vale Girls Secondary College to announce the school will receive..

Students Impress With Beacon Of Learning

Year nine students in Melbourne’s east will soon enjoy brand new facilities, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino visited Beaconhills College in Pakenham on Friday to see how its new purpose-built year nine centre was progressing following a Labor Government..

More Than 100 Victorian Schools To Be Upgraded

Students at more than 100 schools across the state will soon benefit from vital upgrades to facilities in poor condition, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Bendigo East Jacinta Allan today visited Camp Hill Primary School in..

Serving Up School Pride In Frankston North

Mahogany Rise Primary School is serving up free and healthy lunches to hungry students, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Frankston Paul Edbrooke today visited the school to take a look at its community kitchen, which was..

Belgrave Families To Benefit From New School Facilities

The Dandenong Ranges community will soon have access to a new cutting-edge multi-media and presentation centre, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Mater Christi College in Belgrave to announce an investment of $1 million to build a new..

First-Rate School Facilities For Mooroolbark Students

Mooroolbark families will benefit from brand new school facilities. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Pembroke Primary School to mark the opening of two new buildings as well as upgrades to existing facilities as part of a $2.2 million investment. A new learning centre..

Good Luck To Students As VCE Exams Get Underway

VCE exams officially got underway today with 43,808 students across Victoria sitting their English exam at 9am this morning. Minister for Education James Merlino wished all students who are sitting VCE exams over the next three weeks the best of luck and congratulated all students,..

Brand New School Facilities For Bell Primary School

Students at Bell Primary School will soon enjoy brand new school facilities, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Northern Metropolitan Region Jenny Mikakos today visited Bell Primary School to announce $2 million in funding to deliver the..

Lilydale Families To Benefit From New School Facilities

Students in the Yarra Valley will soon enjoy new and refurbished senior school facilities, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino returned to his former school Mount Lilydale Mercy College on Friday to announce that the school will receive a $2..

Victorian Education Excellence Award Winners

Some of Victorian’s best schools, principals and teachers have been recognised at the 2017 Victorian Education Excellence Awards. Minister for Education James Merlino congratulated all award winners at a ceremony in Melbourne on Friday night. A principal using education to lift student outcomes, a primary..

Marrung Scholarships Open Pathways To Excellence

Twenty Victorian students will share in $100,000 in scholarships, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Natalie Hutchins today announced that applications are open for the 2018 Marrung Education Scholarship Awards. Twenty two-year scholarships worth $5,000..