Minister for Education, James Merlino today announced that Year 7 government school students eligible for the Andrews Labor Government’s Camp, Sports and Excursions Fund will automatically receive a pack which includes the basic uniform items they need to start school. The pack contains a jumper,..
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Minister for Education James Merlino addressed the Koorie Conversations Conference today, acknowledging the critical role the Koorie Education Workforce plays in improving educational outcomes for children and young people. In making Victoria the Education State, the Andrews Labor Government is committed to providing a great..
Minister for Education James Merlino today expanded on the Andrews Labor Government’s vision for Tech Schools and announced robotics communicator and entrepreneur Marita Cheng as Victoria’s Tech School Ambassador. Mr Merlino said Ms Cheng’s passion for science and engineering made her the perfect ambassador for..
Minister for Education James Merlino today announced Victorian student Rachael Davies as VCE Leader of the Year at the 2015 VCE Leadership Awards ceremony. The VCE Leadership Awards recognise outstanding students who have made significant contributions to their schools and communities. The ceremony, held today..
Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the two recipients of the inaugural Lynne Kosky Memorial VCAL Scholarships. Aleks Radenovic from McClelland Secondary College in Frankston and Gemma-Mae Stemp from Kurunjang Secondary College in Melton were presented with their awards at today’s Victorian Senior Secondary..
Minister for Education James Merlino has congratulated all the winners of this year’s Principals’ Association of Specialist Schools (PASS) awards. Opening the awards on Friday night, Mr Merlino said the PASS awards were a chance to celebrate the outstanding achievements of those working with children..
Minister for Education James Merlino opened the Australian Principals Federation’s annual general meeting last night where he acknowledged the important role of principals in building the Andrews Labor Government’s Education State. The Labor Government is committed to supporting and empowering principals as part of the..
Ten students and one teacher from Mater Christi College, Belgrave have been selected to take part in the Victorian Government’s $13 million Victorian Young Leaders to China (VYLC) State-wide program designed to support students studying the Chinese language and culture. The five-year State Government initiative..
Member for Monbulk James Merlino today launched a community competition to rename the former Swinburne Lilydale University site. Box Hill Institute was the successful bidder for the site following an RFP process and will reopen the former Swinburne campus, with classes set to start in..
Robinvale P-12 College is set to be transformed into a brand new community learning hub ready for 1 January 2016. It will have a new name and vision, and a focus on engaging both its students and the broader community in learning. The new community..
Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Sunbury Josh Bull today visited Gladstone Park Primary School to tour the school and meet staff and students. The school is set for a boost next year as it will receive $502,579 in equity funding, up from..
Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited Romsey Primary School in Macedon to discuss refurbishment plans, tour the school and meet staff and students. Romsey Primary School has received $112,000 of maintenance funding which the school is spending on..
Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Wandong Primary School to discuss extra funding, tour the school and meet staff and students. The school is set for a boost next year of $99,662 in equity funding, up from nothing this year. This increase is part..
Minister for Education, James Merlino, has helped honour 11 principals from Melbourne Catholic schools for 20 years of service to Victorian students. Mr Merlino attended the Catholic Education Melbourne’s annual Celebration of Principalship last night, which recognises principals who have achieved 20 years of service…
Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green have turned the first sod on one of the new school building projects that will provide the outstanding education and opportunities that local kids need to be their best. Getting building underway at..
Minister for Education James Merlino will today meet with community members and education and architectural experts at an inner city schools event in Windsor. The event provides an opportunity for community members to learn about the innovative and creative infrastructure design opportunities informing the development..
Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the continuation of the School Focused Youth Service (SFYS) program for the next two years. The program targets at-risk ten to 18-year-olds who require early intervention to ensure they continue to be engaged and connected to education. It..
A new light tanker will boost Clematis Fire Brigade’s fire fighting capacity this bushfire season, thanks to funding from the Victorian Government. Deputy Premier and Member for Monbulk James Merlino presented the brigade’s captain with the keys to the new tanker at a ceremony today,..