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June 14, 2018

Rural Ed Conference: Save The Date

Get your diaries out and pencil it in: the date for CEP’s Rural Education Conference has been set and you’re invited! In  2018, the conference will aim to provide a genuine opportunity for education leaders, educators and support staff working in rural, remote and small education settings to celebrate their…

Bush voices
June 14, 2018

Nominations Open for 2018 Rural Education Award

The  Country Education Partnership (CEP) is now accepting entries for the 2018 Rural Education Award. The Award has been set out as a means to showcase the outstanding achievements and practices of inspirational educators, education leaders and organisations, from right across Victoria’s rural and remote regions. It aims to celebrate…

Bush voices
June 14, 2018

Being an Ambassador: Expect the Unexpected

  Settling into their roles as Victorian Rural Youth Ambassadors, 17-year-olds Breanna Johnson from Myrtleford in North East Victoria, and Kirsty Heintze from Murrayville in the Mallee, admit they had little expectation for the program. In Kirsty’s words; “I thought it’d be just like school — just another classroom thing,…

Bush voicesGreat Rural Projects
June 14, 2018

Energy Breakthrough … in More Ways than One.

It’s hard to believe but the first half of the school year is almost done, and with the shift into Term Three comes a shift of gears for the annual Energy Breakthrough Challenge. For competing schools, the level of planning, practice and perfection takes a leap, as each team attempts…

Bush voices
June 14, 2018

Flying Start for Reinstated P-12 Network

The P-12 School Network has held its first professional development forum in more than five years, solidifying its re-establishment as a state-wide Leading Teacher Association. The forum — held in Melbourne with guest-speaker Steve Munby — set out the basis for the network’s reformation, with participants brainstorming ideas around structure,…

Bush voices
June 14, 2018

Professional Learning at Bastow

The Bastow Institute of Educational Leadership, a branch of the Department of Education and Training, offers leadership professional learning for Victorian primary, secondary and early childhood education professionals. See Bastow for information on the full suite of programs, courses, professional practice and events. Current opportunities that may be of interest…