Archive | 2013

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From the Chair

In recent weeks both the Executive and Management committees of CEP have met for a planning day to further define the forward role of our organisation and ensure we have an alignment between our purpose and future role of delivery. Whilst we value the past and respect all that has been offered into the support Read More

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Energy Breakthrough wins State Tourism Award

The RACV Energy Breakthrough, held annually in Maryborough on the fourth weekend of November,  has been announced as the winner of 2013 RACV Victorian Tourism Award for Festivals and Events. The announcement was made at a gala ceremony at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on Monday, November 11, 2013. Energy Breakthrough, is without doubt, Read More

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Rural Education Leaders Tour 2013

During 2013, CEP facilitated a rural education leaders tour to the United Kingdom. This is a report of the 2013 Eduction Tour. Eighteen education leaders from across rural Victoria joined the tour which included: Visits to learning communities where there had been a significant improvement in student opportunites and outcomes. Involved in forums and workshops Read More

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Hartlepools’ Jesmond Gardens

Jesmond Gardens made an impact on us immediately when we were asked to remove our shoes, as was the policy of the school. We were amused to see the assistant principal wearing crocs. We were treated with a friendly smile and welcome that began: “Welcome to our school. We have one rule that we expect Read More

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HART School Alliance

Harrogate and Rural Teaching Alliance (affectionately referred to as the “HART Alliance”) is a well established and growing collaborative partnership of 14 member schools and a further 12 schools who have a part member status. The student population numbers of the Alliance schools varies from around 25 students to around 200 students. The Alliance is Read More

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Flakefleet Primary School

Flakefleet Primary School is located in the town of Fleetwood, a community of around 25,000 people located on the north west coast of England. It has been a traditional fishing community having a very busy port, as well as a holiday location for people from all over England. Fleetwood is renowned for the production of Read More

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ESSA Academy

Imagine walking into a school where the leadership of the school greets you; students dressed in uniform; student and teachers who greet you everywhere you go; students and teachers don’t have any textbooks; teachers don’t have allocated work desks/spaces; students, teachers and parents have a combined social area; interactive whiteboards have been replaced by apple Read More

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A University for Primary Students??

As a result of our trip to Liverpool we gained a broader knowledge of the power learning has – as opposed to education. How often do we imply that learning takes place between 9am and 3pm and maybe there’s a bit of homework along the way? Or, we suggest (with the very best of intentions, Read More