Connecting, supporting & advocating for rural schools

The Country Education Partnership (CEP) is a not-for-profit organisation whose work supports Victoria’s rural and remote communities in their delivery of high-quality learning for all students. We work collaboratively, fostering locally-developed, flexible partnerships which are creative and focus on the unique needs of individual communities.

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What’s happening at CEP

Stay up to date with our latest activities and initiatives.

CEP’s free Professional Development Online is back for Season 2! The Winter Series starts on Wednesday 5th June. Find out more here or sign up above or watch Season One of PD Online here.

Teacher Rural offers the chance to complete your placement with a group of like-minded Pre Service Teachers in a rural setting, connect to the community and seek advice from school and well-being mentors.

Five days of action-packed, human-powered racing and innovation. Check out the latest Energy Breakthrough updates above.

What’s happening at CEP

Stay up to date with our latest activities and initiatives.

CEP’s free Professional Development Online is back for Season 2! The Autumn Series starts on Wednesday 6th March. Find out more here or sign up above or watch Season One of PD Online here.

Teacher Rural offers the chance to complete your placement with a group of like-minded Pre Service Teachers in a rural setting, connect to the community and seek advice from school and well-being mentors.

Five days of action-packed, human-powered racing and innovation. Check out the latest Energy Breakthrough updates above.

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Professional learning

Professional Learning Opportunities

Highlighting Great Rural Projects

Creative rural

Creative Rural Partnerships

Partnerships

Partnerships Resource Materials

Rural research

Documents, Research and Reports

CEP connect

CEP Connect

Professional learning

Professional Learning Opportunities

Highlighting Great Rural Projects

Creative rural

Creative Rural Partnerships

Partnerships

Partnerships Resource Materials

Rural research

Documents, Research and Reports

CEP connect

CEP Connect

Bush Voices

Positions Open at Catholic Education Sandhurst Limited

Positions Open at Catholic Education Sandhurst Limited

Catholic Education Sandhurst Limited has several exciting job opportunities available for 2024. St Mel's is seeking part-time Physical Education/Sport teachers for 0.2 to 0.6 FTE positions from Tuesdays to Thursdays. Click here to learn more. To apply, please email...

Position Open at Virtual School Victoria (VSV)

Position Open at Virtual School Victoria (VSV)

Grow your skills in this supportive short-term, part-time, fully remote AgHort role! Virtual School Victoria (VSV) – the State’s leading virtual school – is seeking a VCE-qualified Agriculture and Horticulture teacher for a part-time position from 4-28 June 2024. This...

RYA Forum One – 2024

RYA Forum One – 2024

On March 25th we officially welcomed this year's Rural Youth Ambassadors (RYA) for Forum One. This year the group includes 20 schools from all across Victoria.It was a mixture of nerves and excitement as RYA met at Southern Cross station to commence their journey. Day...

West Grampians Network meeting

West Grampians Network meeting

Recently CEP attended the West Grampians Network meeting, to present and work with Principals around clusters and  the benefits of collaboration. It was also a wonderful opportunity to connect with Network chair Chris Walter and see the work their Network is...