Students from Daylesford and surrounding areas now have bigger, better classrooms and school facilities to learn in, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and the Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited Daylesford Secondary College to open its $10 million..
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One hundred kindergarten services across the state have recruited teachers and educators to start delivering language programs, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Wendouree Children’s Services in Ballarat to celebrate the milestone for the $17.9 million Early Childhood..
Victorian communities are being invited to have their say on the naming of 10 new government schools opening in their local areas in 2020, as community consultation on these new schools gets underway across the state. Minister for Education James Merlino announced that community members..
Mobile phones will be banned for all students at Victorian state primary and secondary schools from Term 1 2020, to help reduce distraction, tackle cyber bullying and improve learning outcomes for students. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the reform at McKinnon Secondary College,..
The Victorian Premiers’ Reading Challenge is sweeping across the state, with more than 250,000 children taking up the challenge to read more books and open their eyes and imaginations to the world. Since launching in March this year more than 250,000 students and almost 900..
The Andrews Labor Government is taking further action to address challenges facing students in regional Victoria and to bridge the divide between regional and metropolitan schools. Minister for Education James Merlino has today ordered the establishment of an Expert Advisory Panel for Rural and Regional..
Students in Mont Albert North will soon enjoy new modern learning spaces and have access to the first-rate school facilities they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Box Hill Paul Hamer today visited Koonung Secondary College..
The Andrews Labor Government is helping more kindergartens upgrade their playgrounds and buildings and buy new equipment to support children with additional needs. Minister for Education James Merlino and the Member for Northcote Kat Theophanous today visited Annie Dennis Children’s Centre in Northcote to launch..
An independent report has found that the mental health and wellbeing of Victorian school principals is improving thanks to a new Strategy and suite of support initiatives undertaken by the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government has invested $51 million over four years to extend..
The Andrews Labor Government is building and investing in infrastructure to support the roll-out of universal kindergarten for all three-year-olds in the state. Minister for Education James Merlino, Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Sonya Kilkenny and Member for Bass Jordan Crugnale today visited the Pakenham..
Belgrave residents are invited to help shape the design for Belgrave Station’s new multi-deck car park – being delivered by the Andrews Labor Government – at community information sessions on Thursday 13 and Thursday 20 June 2019. Locals will have an opportunity to ask questions..
The Andrews Labor Government is making sure all school students benefit from a record investment in education infrastructure, with a $402 million contribution for upgrades for the non-government school sector. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Niddrie Ben Carroll today visited Ave Maria..