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VCE English Exam Gets Underway

VCE written exams officially began today with 41,265 students sitting the English exam and another 4,068 are sitting English as an Additional Language exam at 9am this morning. Minister for Education James Merlino wished all students who are sitting VCE exams this year the best..

Awards Celebrate Excellence In Victorian Schools

A principal who worked to achieve the best results in their school’s history, a teacher helping students to improve their mental and physical wellbeing, and a primary school supporting Aboriginal culture and achievement are among recipients recognised by the Andrews Labor Government at the Victorian..

Celebrating Victorians Who Inspire Our Children

Early childhood leaders from across Victoria are being celebrated by the Andrews Labor Government for their exceptional work in making a difference in the lives of young children and their families. The Victorian Early Years Awards recognise the contributions of individuals and organisations in improving..

Victorian Students To Visit The Birthplace Of Democracy

Delivering on an election commitment, the Andrews Labor Government is opening applications for the Premier’s Spirit of Democracy Prize, inviting students in years 9, 10 and 11 at government, Catholic and independent schools to apply to participate in a study tour of Greece, to deepen..

Appointment Brings Youth Voice To Curriculum Board

The Andrews Labor Government has put the perspectives of young people at the heart of decision making about the VCE curriculum, with the appointment of a recent VCE graduate to the board of the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA). Minister for Education James Merlino..

School Upgrade And New Relocatable For Woori Yallock Primary

Woori Yallock Primary School students and staff are benefitting from a new $87,000 infrastructure upgrade as well as new relocatable building at the school, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino visited Woori Yallock Primary School today to officially open the..

Builders Appointed To Construct State-Of-The-Art Schools

The Andrews Labor Government is on track to deliver 100 new schools across the state by 2026 with another two building companies appointed to construct seven of the 14 schools set to open in 2021. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced Ireland Brown Constructions..

Navigator Program Expanded To Keep Kids In School

An important program to engage students and keep kids at risk of disengaging at school will be rolled out to three new areas, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced Wimmera South-West, Barwon and North Eastern Melbourne will benefit..

Biggest-Ever Investment In Teaching Quality In Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is giving teachers and school leaders the extra resources, training and incentives they need through a $244.6 million package to improve the quality of teaching and learning in every classroom across the state. Minister for Education James Merlino today launched a..

Contemporary Classrooms For Hughesdale Primary

Hughesdale Primary School students will benefit from a series of new modern classrooms, thanks to a $3.5 million investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and the Member for Oakleigh Steve Dimopoulos today visited Hughesdale Primary School to officially open the..

$5.5 Million Boost For Carnegie Primary School

Carnegie Primary School students now have the world-class facilities they need to thrive, thanks to a $5.5 million investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Oakleigh Steve Dimopoulos today visited Carnegie Primary School to officially open the school’s..

Education State A Step Closer In School Building Boom

Students at McKinnon Secondary College are a step closer to getting new state-of-the-art facilities with the Andrews Labor Government announcing it is seeking a builder to construct a second campus. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced a request for tenders to construct the new..

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..