Archive | 2011

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A Word from the Chair of CEP

2011 has been a full year for our organisation. The Energy Breakthrough event recently held in Maryborough always demonstrates the effectiveness of partnerships working towards a set goal. The success of this annual event is dependent on not one single identity but rather through the collaborative way in which the broader context of schools, communities Read More

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Werrimull Student Realises his Dreams

Corey Kirkham from Werrimull in the far north west of Victoria (population of 140 and a school enrolment of 60) is one of nine lucky Australian young people to be invited to undertake his Year 11 and 12 studies within the United World Colleges in New Mexico, USA. (more…)

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Exciting PD for Rural New Graduates

In excess of 70 rural new graduates were involved in a fantastic professional development forum with world renowned educator, Stephen Heppell, and representatives from Apple Australia exploring ways in which we can engage young people in learning into the future. (more…)

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Energy Breakthrough turns 21!!

Around 6000 students from across Victoria and interstate converged on Maryborough on the last weekend of November to participate in the RACV Energy Breakthrough. Recognised as one of the premier education events on the Victoria education calendar, students from primary, secondary and P-12 schools are involved in a range of events from Innovations in Technology, Read More

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P-12 Education Research Project

The Country Education Project co-ordinated a research o examine and document the curriculum, organisational and school-community partnership developments in P-12 schools and assess their impact on student learning. This is the report of this research project. P-12 Summary Report Version final

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Rural Educators European Tour

21st Century Learning approaches; open and flexible learning spaces; digital learning models; clustering to enhance rural learning and collegiate leadership were all areas of focus for this years CEP overseas education tour to Europe.

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Rural Communities are great Places to Learn

While there are the issues of small and often declining numbers, challenge of covering all subject selections for the Later Years of Schooling, limited funds, staying up to date with inconsistent or nonexistent technology and the like it is also these issues that make working in a rural setting special.

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Meals on Wheels

Running a restaurant from the school; catering for community events; and using a semi trailer as a mobile commercial kitchen are all elements of the Hospitality program operating in Tallangatta.