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Helping Victorian Students Learn A Musical Instrument

More Victorian students will get the opportunity to learn a musical instrument, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today visited Morwell Central Primary School to open round two of the $400,000 Musical Instruments Grants..

BUILDING THE EDUCATION STATE BRICK BY BRICK IN THE YARRA RANGES

Families in the Yarra Ranges will benefit from upgrades to local schools, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Monbulk College and Upwey High School to announce an almost $18 million funding boost for school upgrades that will benefit..

Building the education state brick by brick

The Andrews Labor Government is making sure every child gets the very best start in life, building and upgrading a record number of Victorian schools. The $685 million investment, part of the Victorian Budget 2017/18, will go to improving classrooms, upgrading facilities and building new..

Securing the best and brightest teachers for our kids

The Andrews Labor Government is working to give every Victorian child a great teacher, with our best and brightest teachers to be deployed across Victoria to help transform school results. As part of the Victorian Budget 2017/18, the Andrews Labor Government will invest $456.6 million..

Investing in Geelong Schools and Geelong Kids

23,000 students in Geelong will get the best start in life, with a huge funding injection in local school infrastructure. The Victorian Budget 2017/18 will invest $19.28 million to upgrade 11 schools across Geelong. The funding will include $2.84 million for Ashby Primary School in..

First Principal Appointed For Bannockburn P-12

The inaugural principal has been appointed to the soon to be opened Bannockburn P-12. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Western Victoria Gayle Tierney today announced Rob Nelson as the principal of the brand new school. Opening in 2018, Bannockburn P-12 will accommodate..

Principal Appointed For North Geelong School

An inaugural principal has been appointed to lead North Geelong Special Development School. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Lara John Eren today announced that Suzanne Armstrong will be the principal of the new school. Opening in 2018, North Geelong Special Development School..

Top VCE Students Recognised

Young, innovative and vocal – this year’s Premier’s VCE Award winners are destined for great futures. Minister for Education James Merlino presented the students with their awards at a ceremony today and congratulated them on their hard work. The awards recognise young Victorians who have..

New Sporting Education Opportunities For Victorian Kids

Victorian students will have new opportunities to pursue careers in the sport and recreation industry through the Sports Education and Development Australia (SEDA) College. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited the College’s North Melbourne Football Club campus to announce that SEDA College is now..

Giving Students More Opportunities In The South East

A new performing arts centre at Mordialloc College was officially opened today providing more opportunities for students in the South East to excel at school. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Mordialloc Tim Richardson toured the state-of-the-art facility today which includes specialist drama..

Bendigo Students A Step Closer To A New Tech School

Around 8,500 local students will soon be using the latest technology, including an audio visual green screen room, as part of their regular education. Minister for Education James Merlino, Member for Bendigo East Jacinta Allan and Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards today unveiled Bendigo..

Victoria Not Proceeding With NAPLAN Online In 2017

Victorian schools will not be taking part in an online trial of the National Assessment Program Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) this year. Education Services Australia (ESA) has been unable to resolve technological issues that are affecting NAPLAN Online’s platform and supporting technology in time to..

First Tech School Opens In Yarra Ranges

Around 12,000 local students will soon be using the latest technology, including robotics and virtual reality, as part of their everyday education. Premier Daniel Andrews, Minister for Education James Merlino, Member for Eastern Victoria Daniel Mulino and Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region Shaun Leane today..

Armstrong Creek Education Precinct Principal Announced

The inaugural principal has been appointed to lead Armstrong Creek Education Precinct in the booming area south of Geelong. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Western Victoria Gayle Tierney have announced that Evan Savage will be the first principal of the brand new..

Final Designs For Ballarat Tech School Unveiled

Students in the Ballarat region are a step closer to getting a brand new Tech School, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Wendouree Sharon Knight today visited Federation University Australia’s SMB Campus in Ballarat to unveil designs..

Demolition Works Pave Way For New Prahran High School

Families in Melbourne’s booming inner suburbs will soon have access to a brand new school, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Southern Metropolitan Region Philip Dalidakis today visited the Prahran High School site to start the demolition..

New Docklands School Takes Shape

Docklands families are a step closer to having a brand new primary school, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino, Minister for Major Projects Jacinta Allan and Member for Northern Metropolitan Jenny Mikakos today announced that the new Docklands school will..