Archive | February, 2013


A Word from the Chair

As chair of the Country Education Project (CEP) I would like to welcome you to another school year and look forward to working with you, and offering support to your learning communities in the year ahead. I hope the start of your school year has been a positive one. I would especially like to welcome Read More


Student Voice on Rural Education

The Rural Youth Ambassadors program was established by CEP in 2011 as a way to provide a rural youth voice on education across Victoria. Each year it involves 15 young people from across rural Victoria in a range of forums, conferences, and online discussions. Each group identifies a key focus for their discussion, with the Read More


Supporting Clusters to Enhance Rural Learning

Throughout 2013, CEP will continue to support rural school communities to work collaboratively in enhancing and improving learning opportunities and outcomes for rural young people. Specifically it will continue its support in a range of ways including: Supporting a small group of rural learning communities in developing a cluster approach to learning that covers areas Read More

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Professional Learning Opportunities for Rural Educators in 2013

Country Education Project are pleased to announce a number of exciting professional learning opportunities scheduled for 2013. These events will be open to educational leaders, rural teaching staff and those aspiring to make effective change in learning communities. These conferences, forums and tours area detailed in brief below. Rural New Graduate Forum Date: April 22, Read More


Building Partnerships between Rural Clusters and Universities

CEP has been committed to ensuring that rural communities have access to high quality teachers for a number of years now. A key element of this commitment in recent times has been focused on promoting the teaching career opportunities that exist within these communities. Strong partnerships have been built over the past five years between Read More


Great Resources for Rural Learning Communities

Aero Medical Simulator visits to your school The Royal Flying Doctor Service Aero Medical Simulator is a life sized replica of a flying doctor plane. It is fully equipped with stretchers, communications, oxygen, suction and the equipment used by the everyday heroes being the doctors, nurses and pilots of the Royal Flying Doctor Service.  Students Read More

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Enhancing Rural Learning through Communication Technology

The use of communication technology to support learning is a growing trend within our rural communities. However, many rural schools have indicated they would love quality professional learning and support to ensure that the use of such approaches enhances and improves student learning. CEP is offering a unique and exciting opportunity for rural schools and Read More

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