More than 600 schools from across Victoria have saved 1.2 billion litres of water – or 483 Olympic sized swimming pools – and $3.5 million since 2012. Joining Victorian schools to celebrate United Nations World Environment Day, Minister for Education, James Merlino, said teachers and students are leading the way on saving water and have set an example for the rest of the state to follow.
The Andrews Labor Government’s first Education State Budget is rebuilding Carlton Primary School and giving its students the best start in life. Minister for Education, James Merlino, today visited the school to officially announce the major redevelopment, which will see the creation of a brand new centre for early years and primary education.
The top 279 students from the 2014 Victorian Certificate of Education were recognised in a ceremony at the Melbourne Convention Centre today. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Education James Merlino joined the Governor of Victoria, the Honourable Alex Chernov, to present the students with..
Minister for Education, James Merlino, met some of the principal cast at the National Institute of Circus Arts to launch the Spectacular, which will feature more than 3000 students from over 200 Victorian government schools.
The Andrews Labor Government’s first Education State Budget is rebuilding schools in Geelong and giving its students the best start in life. Minister for Education, James Merlino, today visited Geelong to officially announce a total of $23 million for three schools, secured in the 2015-16 Victorian Budget.
Five schools in the Yarra Ranges are set to host a renowned mentoring program which helps secondary students reach their potential. Minister for Education, James Merlino, officially launched the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Australia’s Yarra Ranges BIG Futures program, which pairs secondary students with volunteer mentors from the local community.
Minister for Education, James Merlino, today toured Fountain Gate Secondary College, where he met students taking part in an international program to develop their critical and creative skills to help solve the world’s problems.
The Andrews Labor Government will help fund a new eco cubby at Berwick Fields Primary School. Minister for Education, James Merlino, visited the school today to reaffirm the Labor Government’s $100,000 election pledge.
The scholarship is awarded annually to support students from disadvantaged backgrounds to stay at school. Mr Merlino praised Dana for her diligence and hard-work in the face of significant hardship. Three years ago – when she was in Year 10 – Dana’s father passed away, with her brother dying in a car accident four months later.
Minister for Education, James Merlino, today visited Gippsland to announce that the Andrews Labor Government’s first budget will include $7.6 million in funding to build a new school in Sale for children with disabilities.
The Baillieu Government’s decision to cut coordination funding for the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) program will limit the options of young people in Monbulk.
The fight against lifestyle disease such as type 2 diabetes and childhood obesity has taken a severe hit as part of the Baillieu Government’s million dollar cuts to education and early childhood programs across Victoria.