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Celebrating Excellence In Victorian Schools

A primary school teacher passionate about raising literacy standards, a school supporting and promoting Koorie culture and a principal who has advocated for strong student voice and leadership are among the finalists acknowledged by the Andrews Labor Government in this year’s Victorian Education Excellence Awards…

Terms Of Reference Set For NAPLAN Review

The Victorian, New South Wales and Queensland governments have released the Terms of Reference for their broad review of NAPLAN and standardised testing of school students. The Review will identify what a standardised testing regime in Australian schools should deliver, assess how well NAPLAN achieves..

Delivering Leading Edge Facilities For Coburg

Coburg High School students now have the state-of-the-art facilities they need to achieve their best, thanks to a $1.9 million investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Education Minister James Merlino and Member for Pascoe Vale Lizzie Blandthorn today visited Coburg High School to officially open..

More Support To Attract The Best Teachers To The Regions

Victoria’s best and brightest teachers will be offered incentives of up to $50,000 each to relocate to rural and regional schools, as part of $45.2 million investment by the Andrews Labor Government to bridge the divide between student results in the regions and the city…

Celebrating Inspiring Early Childhood Work In Victoria

Early childhood educators and programs whose work improves the lives of children and their families across the state are being recognised and celebrated by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the 20 finalists in this year’s Victorian Early Years Awards…

Designs For New World-Class Shepparton School Unveiled

Shepparton families are one step closer to having the exceptional facilities they deserve, with the Andrews Labor Government unveiling its designs for the city’s new secondary school today. Minister for Education James Merlino visited Shepparton High School to launch the designs for the new secondary..

Massive Maintenance Blitz To Upgrade Ballarat Schools

Every single Victorian government school will get a share of $515 million in the single largest boost to school maintenance ever undertaken, thanks to an unprecedented investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Parliamentary Secretary for Schools Tim Richardson and the Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison..

Lifting The Bar For Year 9 Students

A special principal advisory committee will immediately begin investigating options to improve the relevance of NAPLAN for Year 9 students. The latest NAPLAN results show the Education State reforms are working, with Victoria’s primary students leading the nation and Year 7 results on the rise…

Victoria Continues To Lead Nation In NAPLAN

Victorian students continue to outperform other states and lead the nation in education with today’s NAPLAN results confirming the Andrews Labor Government’s Education State reforms are producing real results. Victoria’s primary schools achieved the best results in the country in seven out of 10 measures,..

Victoria Continues To Lead Nation In NAPLAN

Victorian students continue to outperform other states and lead the nation in education with today’s NAPLAN results confirming the Andrews Labor Government’s Education State reforms are producing real results. Victoria’s primary schools achieved the best results in the country in seven out of 10 measures,..

New Schools A Step Closer In State School Building Boom

Architects have been appointed to design another eight new schools as the Andrews Labor Government gets on with delivering 100 new schools by 2026. Victoria is growing faster than any other state with our schools needing to accommodate 115,000 additional students over the next five..

Names For New Schools Opening In 2020 Revealed

The names of the new schools the Andrews Labor Government is building and opening in 2020 have now been chosen. Minister for Education James Merlino today unveiled the official names for 10 new schools, following consultation with local communities. The new school names will replace..

Secure Storage For Schools To Roll Out Mobile Phone Ban

The Andrews Labor Government is investing $12.4 million to deliver the resources schools need to securely store student mobile phones, ahead of the state-wide school ban starting next year. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the funding at Auburn High School with Member for..

New Centre To Support Students’ Mental Health

Students in Rosebud will soon have a dedicated space where they can gain skills to manage and build their mental health and wellbeing, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino yesterday announced $300,000 in funding to build a Wellness Pavilion at..

San Remo Location For Bass Coast Junior Secondary School

Families across Phillip Island, San Remo and the Waterline will get greater access to secondary education, with the location announced for a new junior secondary campus in the area thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Bass Jordan..

Upgraded Classrooms For Mornington Peninsula Students

Students on the Mornington Peninsula will soon have access to bigger, better and safer school facilities, thanks to an almost $4.9 million investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today joined Member for Nepean, Chris Brayne, at Red Hill Consolidated School..

Building The Best School Facilities In Dandenong

Dandenong High School students are learning in the first-rate facilities they deserve with more cutting-edge buildings on the way, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Dandenong Gabrielle William today visited Dandenong High School to officially open the..

New Primary School For Armstrong Creek Students

Students from Armstrong Creek West will soon be learning and thriving in a brand new primary school, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for South Barwon Darren Cheeseman today toured the recently completed $20.2 million Armstrong Creek West..