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GAT To Be Rescheduled To Keep School Communities Safe

This year’s General Achievement Test (GAT) for Year 12 students will be rescheduled to keep Victorian students, teachers and broader school communities safe from coronavirus. With ongoing community transmission still occurring in metropolitan Melbourne, the Department of Health’s public health team has recommended the GAT..

More Secondary Teachers Upskilling In Maths And Science

Secondary school teachers across the state will have the opportunity to expand their teaching skills as part of a program to fast-track new maths or science teachers by 2023, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today opened expressions of interest..

Landmark Agreement To Secure Highly Skilled Teachers

The Andrews Labor Government is partnering with three Victorian universities to provide real-life work experience to student teachers in the Wimmera, delivering a strong pipeline of skilled workers. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced a landmark agreement has been secured with Deakin, Federation and..

A New Workforce To Support Kids With Disability At School

Victorian students with disability and their families are a step closer to receiving more support to learn, contribute and participate fully in their schools and classrooms, thanks to a new workforce for schools supported by the Andrews Labor Government. Healthcare Associates has been appointed to..


Mater Christi College students have been recognised alongside the state’s best performing VCE students in the Premier’s VCE Awards. Member for Monbulk James Merlino MP today congratulated Lucy Fenton and Lillie Park Jenkinson on their outstanding achievement. • Lucy Fenton was recognised with an award..

Top Students Recognised In Premier’s VCE Awards

Victoria’s best performing VCE students have been recognised with Premier’s VCE Awards, celebrating their outstanding efforts and achievements in their final year of schooling amidst the challenges of 2020. Minister for Education James Merlino congratulated the high-achieving students, which include a young musician with her..

Victoria’s Teaching Excellence Program Takes Shape

The Andrews Labor Government is encouraging Victoria’s best and brightest teachers to apply for the prestigious Teaching Excellence Program at the new Victorian Academy of Teaching and Leadership. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the opening of applications for the Australian-first program of advanced..

Supporting Our Senior Secondary Students To Succeed

The Victorian Government will continue to provide extra support to students in their final years of school, with the Consideration of Educational Disadvantage process to continue in 2021 in light of continued disruptions to the school year. Once again, Victorian students have done a remarkable..

Have Your Say On Education Reform

Victorians are being encouraged to have their say on the Andrews Labor Government’s major reforms of school-based vocational education and senior secondary education. The reforms will see the integration of the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) into the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE). This will..

Free Transport Extension For Shepparton Students

Shepparton students will continue to receive free bus travel in 2022 as they transition to their new world-class secondary college, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. The free bus travel extension will be available to Greater Shepparton Secondary College (GSSC) students who currently use the..

New School Names Revealed Ahead Of 2022 Launches

The names of nine new 2022 Victorian government schools have been unveiled as more than 1 million students across the state returned to schools for the start of term 3. Minister for Education James Merlino was today joined by Member for Albert Park Martin Foley..

Student Teachers Make Their Mark On Secondary Schools

An additional cohort of high-achieving student teachers will bring their expertise to secondary schools in rural and regional areas and disadvantaged communities from the start of next year to help bolster student outcomes, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today..

Supporting Victorian Students With Disability

More Victorian students with disability will get the support they need to learn, contribute and participate in their schools and classrooms, thanks to the Victorian Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced that all government schools across the Barwon, Loddon Campaspe and Bayside Peninsula..

Funding To Support Important Upgrades At Victorian Schools

More Victorian schools will be eligible to receive a funding boost to deliver small but important upgrades, thanks to the Victorian Government’s Minor Capital Works Fund. Minister for Education James Merlino today officially opened Round 2 of the Minor Capital Works Fund which gives government..

Schools Supported With Essential Maintenance Projects

More than 500 schools across the state will be supported in getting essential maintenance and bushfire-ready works off the ground, thanks to the Victorian Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced 282 government schools will share in $12.48 million in Term 2 funding for..

Grants Open To Help Support Inclusive Learning In Schools

The Victorian Government is helping more schools support students with disabilities and additional needs by offering grants to build inclusive indoor and outdoor learning spaces as well as accessible playgrounds to ensure that all students can fully participate and succeed in school. Acting Premier and..

Transforming Primary Education In Greater Shepparton

The Andrews Labor Government has today released the third stage of the Shepparton Education Plan following extensive stakeholder and community engagement on improving outcomes for children in Shepparton. The Shepparton Education Plan – Stage Three – Primary Education focusses on the educational journey of children from Foundation..