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Bush voices
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…

Bush voicesUncategorized
March 7, 2019

Synthetic Phonics at Lancaster

  Lancaster Leading Synthetic Phonics   Visiting Lancaster Primary School last week, CEP Media Officer Britt Ditterich sat down with Principal Trish Perry and Learning Specialist Willie Alblas to learn more about the school’s adaption of synthetic phonics . The school’s decision to use this approach to literacy, rather than the…

Bush voicesUncategorized
March 7, 2019

Mental Health Services in Focus

  Mental Health Services in Focus   Members of CEP’s Rural Youth Ambassador (RYA) Alumni have met with Victorian Education Minister James Merlino, imploring him to ensure flexibility within the government’s new Mental Health in Schools program. The $51 million initiative, which promises expanded access to mental health services in…

Bush voicesUncategorized
March 7, 2019

CEP & VCE Collaboration Fund

The Country Education Partnership’s (CEP) Rural Youth Ambassador (RYA) program has been commended for its role in the development of Victoria’s new VCE Collaboration Fund. Speaking with RYA Alumni last week, Education Minister James Merlino said the scheme had been soundly influenced by conversations with the Rural Youth Ambassadors about…

Bush voices
March 7, 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 voices
February 21, 2019

Become a CEP Committee Member in 2019

  Become a CEP Committee Member in 2019   The Country Education Partnership (CEP) formally invites nominations for new members to its Committee of Management in 2019. CEP Chair Mike Stephens says the organisation is eager to involve a broad range of people from rural and remote education communities, including…