Archive | August, 2010

Chairs Report August 2010

Country Education Project Inc, recently hosted the Rural Learning Summit in Daylesford, attracting a broad range participants from across the state of Victoria. As part of the Summit Minister Pike launched Victoria’s Rural Education Framework Consultation draft which gives focus to CEP Inc priority areas – leadership, workforce, 21st Century curriculum delivery and partnerships. Consultation Read More

Reflections of a Rural Education Leader

I had the pleasure of attending the CEP Inc Rural Learning Summit recently where a number of people involved in rural education came together to share ideas and concerns about the future of education in rural Victoria. As I participated in these presentations and discussions, I reflected on the many education leadership roles that I Read More

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eKids Science

eKids science was developed by CEP to support rural schools in developing and providing science programs within a digital learning approach. Over 100 grade five and six students have just begun an exciting online learning project focusing on science. These students will be involved in a range of science activities including wind, electrostatics; gravity; feral Read More

Ping Begins

At the start of Term 3 2010, Ping went live to 15 schools across rural Victoria. Each school started by working through the ‘Ping Do’ tutorials where students learn the sign up process, how to create their own profile and how to make their personal blog. Once students where comfortable in using the site, they Read More

King Valley 2010 #1

A Successful Teaching Farms Partnership

Involving city kids in rural life has been the central focus of the Teaching Farms program for a number of years now and this is exactly what happened when a dozen students from Wallarano Primary School, in the Melbourne suburb of Noble Park came to stay with schools located in the King Valley in north-east Read More

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Facebook connect

You can now login to the CEP website with your Facebook account! To do so: Open the main page: http://cep.org.au Scroll to the bottom Click the “Login with Facebook” link Please note that the login with Facebook is not on the login page (http://cep.org.au/wp-login.php). We’re working to fix that