Rural Education Award Winners

A number of awards have been made within the  Rural Education Award focusing on a range of areas aimed at enhancing learning provision within rural communities over Victoria.

Winners have the ability to influence teaching and learning approaches and to disseminate outcomes of their work to benefit our entire education system. The Award acknowledges endeavors that build a collective knowledge and recognises innovation that will enhance rural education.

IMG_0210Winner of the 2015 Award

The Nathalia Learning Community was awarded the prestigious “Baillieu Myer AC Rural Education Award – Innovative Practice” at the recent Rural Education Conference held in Melbourne.

The Award was announced in recognition of the innovative approach the two government schools, two Catholic education schools and early years centres within Nathalia have developed to provide a high quality education for the students of their community.

on the following link to gain a greater understanding of the Nathalia Learning Community: Nathalia Learning Community Award

P1000084Winner of the 2012 & 2013 Award

The Country Education Project is pleased to announce the 2012 & 2013 winner of the Baillieu Myer Rural Education Leadership Scholarship – the Nagambie community. In a collaborative effort, the community of Nagambie have devised a literacy program, initially targeted to the early childhood years, it has broadened it’s work to primary and secondary students as well.

Details of the Nagambie Community Literacy Program

Shirley receives the Bailieu Myrer Rural Education Award

Shirley receives the Bailieu Myrer Rural Education Award via Skype

Winner of the 2011 Award

The Country Education Project is pleased to announce the 2011 winner of the Baillieu Myer Rural Education Leadership Scholarship – Ms Shirley Gregory. This year saw two finalists selected for the award, Ms Shirley Gregory from Coleraine Primary School and Sonia Parker from St Marys Primary School in Cohuna.

The 2011 award was presented at the CEP Annual Meeting on March 18 2011.

gary_schultzWinner of the 2010 Award

The Country Education Project Inc is pleased to announce the 2010 winner of the Baillieu Myer Rural Education Leadership Scholarship – Mr Gary Schultz from West Wimmera. The scholarship attracted a number of applicants throughout rural Victoria.

Read about Gary’s Award

DSCN2885Winner of the 2009 Award

The Country Education Project Inc is pleased to announce the inaugural winner of the Baillieu Myer Rural Education Leadership Scholarship – Ms Anne Mirtschin from Hawkesdale. The scholarship attracted a number of applicants throughout rural Victoria.

Read about Anne’s Award

Annes presentation of her Scholarship work is available as a PDF: 2009 Baillieu Myer Award presentation Anne Mirschin