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Bush voices
March 27, 2019

CEP AGM: That’s a Wrap

Annual Meeting Report   The Country Education Partnership (CEP) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) last week, with representatives from rural education communities, education sectors and stakeholder groups in attendance. Chair, Mike Stephens, provide a comprehensive report of CEP’s activities throughout 2018, including the way in which the organization has…

Bush voicesGreat Rural Projects
March 27, 2019

Myrrhee: Proud to be Small

Proud to be Small   With an enrolment of 21 students, the Myrrhee Primary School in the King Valley region of North East Victoria proudly identifies as being ‘small’. Teaching Principal Ash Graham has been at the helm for almost five years now and says, in that time, it’s been…

Bush voices
March 27, 2019

A Kind of Harsh Rural Reality

    Imagine this. You’re a dedicated but nervous Year 12 student settling into the rigours of the “most important year of education” at your local, rural school. You’ve got five subjects; English, Health and Human Development, Further Maths, Psychology, and Sociology. On one particular day, you roll into school ready…

Bush voicesGreat Rural Projects
March 27, 2019

Cooking Up a Treat at Katamatite Primary

Cooking Up a Treat at Katamatite Primary   If you’d have dropped into the Katamatite Primary School on Wednesday last week, you’d have been greeted by the delicious smell of a baking sensation, involving stuffed zucchini, mashed potato, bacon and plenty of cheese on top. It was a cooking treat…

Bush voices
March 27, 2019

Professional Learning at Bastow

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…

Bush voicesGreat Rural Projects
March 7, 2019

In the Spotlight: NSW Snow Gums Learning Alliance

  In the Spotlight: NSW Snow Gums Learning Alliance   In the rural reaches of northern New South Wales, there’s something clicking in education. Together, five small schools are flourishing under the success of a well-established partnership, in which almost every element of school ‘life’ is integrated for the shared…