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Richmond’s Brand New Secondary College Takes Shape

The proposed site of Richmond’s new secondary college has been selected and the planning committee that will kick start its creation is ready to get to work. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Richmond Richard Wynne joined members of the planning committee today..

Prep Students Mark First 100 Days At School

Victoria’s 76,000 Prep children marked their first 100 days of school today, and Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Pascoe Vale Lizzie Blandthorn visited Westbreen Primary School to celebrate.

Study Will Determine Future Of Education In Preston

Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Preston Robin Scott today visited the former Preston Girls College site with local families and community groups to discuss the future of education in the area. A demographic feasibility study is currently underway to determine the needs..

Corruption And Misconduct Won’t Be Tolerated

The behaviour that we have seen exposed over the past eight weeks during the IBAC hearings is an absolute disgrace. The public expects and deserves better from its public servants, and Victorian families have every right to be outraged that their money was stolen by these corrupt officials.

New Guide To Help Refugee Students And Families Succeed At School

Minister for Education, James Merlino, today launched a new guide to help Victoria’s 9000 children and young people from refugee backgrounds to get the most out of school. Launched during Refugee Week, Schools and Families in Partnership: A Desktop Guide to Engaging Families from Refugee Backgrounds in their Children’s Learning, gives schools vital information about ways that families and schools can collaborate to meet the needs of students and their families from refugee backgrounds.

Labor Is Getting On With Reopening Swinburne Lilydale TAFE

The Andrews Labor Government today took a big step towards its key election commitment to reopen the former Swinburne University of Technology, Lilydale campus following a dedicated campaign from the local community. Minister for Training and Skills, Steve Herbert, said the re-opening of the campus would be taken to the next stage with the Request for Proposal (RFP) process kicking off today, with an expected opening in the first half of 2016.