Ignite and engage

CEP Professional Development Opportunities for 2017

The Country Education Partnership is pleased to offer a number of high quality professional development opportunities for rural and remote education communities throughout 2017. CEP has developed strong partnerships with a number of internationally recognized education leaders and presenters who will facilitate a range of high quality professional learning activities. Enhancing Learning Opportunities through Clustering Read More

Michael Cavanaghs photo March 2014

From the Chair

My interest was piqued recently as I read an article in The Age entitled “Meet the remote small Business Owner Making a Killing”. Whilst its focus was clearly on small businesses in the bush, my thoughts moved quickly to the implications, synergies and opportunities for rural education. Reflecting on the stories of the three businesses Read More

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Maryborough Education Centre wins State Award

The Specialist Setting Teachers team from Maryborough Education Centre are celebrating their recent Victorian Education Excellence Award – announced by the Minister for Education just over a week ago. Check out the schools acceptance speech after receiving their award:  MEC Excellence Awards 2016 Located in a rural town of around 7,500 people, this exciting program Read More

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Raising Expectations : Raising Belief

This year at Cobram Primary School we have focused on lifting the aspirations of our students, and engage them in their learning, especially in the upper end of our school. Through the recent school student survey results we saw students highlight the low engagement level they had with our school and their motivation levels lower Read More


Gobal Dialogue II – A Great Success

Just over a week ago, Country Education Partnership, in partnership with Education Development Trust, UK; Michael Fullan Enterprises, Canada; and Education Council, New Zealand was involved in facilitating the second Global Dialogue to explore the role collaborative practice can provide in improving student learning outcomes. There were approximately 700 registrations for the event linking educators Read More


Professional Learning Opportunities for 2017

The Country Education Partnership is very pleased to provide a couple of world class professional development opportunities for rural and remote education communities during 2017. Maggie Farrar Cluster Program; Sir John Jones Forums Promote these around your education communities and begin the planning to involve yourself, your leadership teams, your whole staff, or your school Read More


International Education Leaders Benchmark Tours 2017

CEP is pleased to be offering two great International Education Leaders Benchmark Tours during 2017 – one to the United Kingdom and one the USA and Canada. The two tours have been developed for education leaders, educators, and interested people in rural and remote education and will provide people with an exhilarating and challenging opportunity Read More


Great Employment Opportunity

Passionate about rural and remote education? Looking for a job that is different, challenging, and exciting? Want to make a difference to young peoples education in rural and remote Victoria? Have a real interest in supporting rural and remote communities in working collaboratively in providing the best education opportunities within their communities? Do you have Read More

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Student Scholarships Opportunities

The Department of Education and Training has made available a number of scholarships available for students from Year 4 through to Year 12. The majority of these scholarships are linked to the Education State’s focus on reducing the impact of disadvantage by providing financial support for students from low SES backgrounds to maximize their educational Read More


Global Dialogue II Invitation

        The Country Education Partnership would like to invite education leaders, educators, community members and interested people to join the Global Dialogue II. Date:    Wednesday, 2nd November Time:    8.00am to 10.00am AEDT Registration:  is now open by clicking on Global Dialogue II. The Country Education Partnership is pleased to be working Read More