Archive | July, 2011

Working Together

One of the focus areas of our organisation has been the Working Together Framework which speaks of the enhanced opportunity given through working collaboratively with all stakeholders in our rural communities. (more…)


Final Year Pre Service Teachers Hit Rural Communities

Over 60 final year pre service teachers will have a rural experience over the next five months as part of the CEPs Rural Educators Network Rural Cluster University partnership initiative. These pre service teachers will work in small groups within a cluster of rural schools, live in the community, get involved in the wider community Read More

Catherine Newton

Supporting Rural New Graduates

Where can I get support in writing student reports? How do I deal with parent teacher interviews?  We are some good curriculum ideas for talented kids?  Etc.  etc… These were all questions that I asked as I introduced myself to my new students and new community. While I get some great support from my principal, Read More


Rural Centre of Teaching Excellence Pilot Project

Twenty-one rural schools along with three universities across two DEECD regions are involved in the Centre of Teaching Excellence initiative resourced by DEECD. The Rural Centre of Teaching Excellence is one of seven across the state funded to facilitate school-university partnerships to deliver quality professional experiences. (more…)

Teach for Australia graduates

Teach for Australia and Rural Schools

The Teach For Australia program has been operating for two years now and we have heard extremely positive things from the Principals who have participated to date. We are excited about the potential for Teach For Australia to place some of the most outstanding graduates into rural schools across Victoria. (more…)


Upcoming Conferences and Seminars

Over the next month there are three fantastic events for people in rural education communities to consider: the CEP Rural Learning Summit, VicSRC Congress and the Parents Victoria Conference. (more…)

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