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Building The Best School Facilities For Monbulk

Monbulk families are a step closer to getting the first-rate facilities they deserve, with construction of major upgrades on track at Monbulk College, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Monbulk College to inspect progress on the $19 million..

New School Buildings And Sports Area In Greensborough

Students in Greensborough now have the modern classrooms, sporting facilities and buildings they need for a first-rate education, thanks to a $10 million upgrade by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Bundoora Colin Brooks today visited Greensborough Secondary College..

Program Boosted To Keep More Kids In School

The Andrews Labor Government is expanding an important program to engage students at risk of disengagement from school, with three new recipient areas unveiled today. Visiting Lowana College in Newborough, Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing announced the school..

Delivering A Great Local School For Churchill

Churchill families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to upgrade Churchill Primary School. Labor will invest more than $2.6 million to demolish Block A, which is the school’s main teaching and administration block. Its tired old..

Delivering A Great Local School For Bentleigh

Bentleigh families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive upgrade to Tucker Road Bentleigh Primary School. Labor will invest more than $4.5 million for a new building that will house state of the..

Funding boost for natural disaster resilience in Victoria

Victoria’s resilience to natural disasters will be boosted by $9.1 million in joint Commonwealth and Victorian Government funding. Minister for Law Enforcement and Cyber Security Angus Taylor, who has responsibility for Commonwealth disaster assistance, said the funding is part of the jointly funded Commonwealth-State National..

World-Leading Pilot For Students With Disabilities

More than 100 schools across Victoria are taking part in a world-leading pilot to better assess the learning needs of students with disabilities and additional needs. Minister for Education James Merlino today unveiled the trial of the revolutionary approach to understanding the educational needs of..

First Australian Meeting For Global Education Leaders

Education experts from around the world will gather in Melbourne next year for a summit which recognises Victoria’s world-leading approach to education. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the Asia Society Global Cities Education Network symposium will be coming to Victoria in 2019. The..

Delivering Great Local Schools For Frankston

From birth through to high school, Frankston families will get the world-class facilities and schools their kids deserve with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver the final stage of the Frankston North Education Precinct. The Labor Government has already invested $19.9 million for upgrades..

New Campus For Beveridge Primary School

Families in Beveridge will soon have greater access to primary school locations, with Beveridge Primary School getting a second campus thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced that the land of the new campus has now been purchased and..

Delivering A Great Local School For Macleod

Macleod families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive upgrade to Macleod College. Labor will invest $4.9 million to upgrade Block A, which houses the science and counselling rooms. These tired old classrooms..

Delivering A Great Local School For Gladstone Park

Gladstone Park families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government announcing on Friday it will deliver a massive upgrade to Gladstone Views Primary School. Labor will invest $3.1 million to transform tired old classrooms and facilities at..

Getting More Kids Into Sport And Physical Activity

The Andrews Labor Government is helping more students to be physically active by easing the financial pressures schools experience in relation to interschool sport. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced 300 primary, secondary and specialist schools across Victoria will share in the $1.1 million..

Celebrating Victoria’s Longest-Serving Educators

Hundreds of Victorian teachers were recognised yesterday for their long-serving dedication to students and families at the Recognition of Service to Victorian Education awards. Minister for Education James Merlino congratulated just under 400 staff being honoured for 40, 45, 50 and 55 years of service..

Delivering A Great Local School For Monbulk

Monbulk families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive upgrade to Monbulk Primary School. Labor will invest $7.1 million to build a brand-new library, a new grade 5 and 6 building and two..

Funding Boost To Give Every Child Every Chance

The Andrews Labor Government is giving Victorian schools extra resources to support students with disabilities and ensure every child, no matter their background or circumstance, gets a great education. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced each Victorian government school will share in more than..

Delivering A Great Local School For Monbulk

Monbulk families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive upgrade to Monbulk Primary School. Labor will invest $7.1 million to build a brand-new library, a new grade 5 and 6 building and two..

Armstrong Creek West Primary School Takes Shape

Families in Armstrong Creek are a step closer to having an exciting new primary school thanks to the Andrews Labor Government, with construction commencing on the new Armstrong Creek West Primary School. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited the site of the new $20.2..