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Britt Ditterich

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September 9, 2019

School Clustering: Happy Days in the Western Districts

 School Clustering: Happy Days in the Western Districts    It's early days yet but a new rural alliance in Victoria's western districts is reaping rewards.  Involving three schools — Balmoral K-12, Goroke P-12 and Edenhope College — the partnership has been steadily progressing since its inception at the start of…
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September 9, 2019

Join the Team: Energy Breakthrough 2019

Join our Volunteer team in 2019 It’s time once again to start rattling the trees and checking under rocks for anyone and everyone interested in joining the Energy Breakthrough (EB) Volunteer team for the 2019 EB celebration event in Maryborough. Volunteers are absolutely critical to the running and success of…
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September 9, 2019

High Resolves Program Opportunity

Yes absolutely -  High Resolves is now able to provide access to their highly regarded Independent and Collective Identity program free of charge in 2019 across a number of Victorian rural and regional schools. Schools who wish to have the program delivered within their community will have access to the Independent Thinking…
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September 9, 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. Visit the Bastow website to browse the range of professional learning available. Current opportunities include:   Leading Numeracy…
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August 7, 2019

Places Filling Fast for CEP Rural Learning Summit in Creswick

2019 CEP Rural Learning Summit Book Now or Miss Out!   Places are filling fast for the Country Education Partnership's (CEP) biennial Rural Learning Summit, to be held in Creswick this month. The Summit will explore the growing challenge of recruiting and retaining quality educators, and education leaders, in rural…
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August 7, 2019

A Great Recipe at Great Western Primary School

A Great Recipe at Great Western Primary School   At Great Western Primary, in Victoria's Wimmera region, there's no such thing as a mid-week slump. For the school's 29 pupils, Wednesdays have become a roaring favourite because that's the day set aside for gardening, cooking and plenty of eating. It's…
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August 7, 2019

Rural Help for Young People Moving Away from Home

Rural Help for Young People Moving Away from Home   With rural VCE and VCAL students busily considering their pathways beyond school, the Country Education Partnership's (CEP) Rural Inspire initiative has establishing a "Helping Hand Team" to better assist rural kids potentially moving away from home. Under the banner of Rural Inspire's…
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August 7, 2019

Apply: VCE Collaborating Fund

Round Two: VCE Collaboration Fund   Round Two applications for the VCE Collaboration Fund are now open, with rural and remote schools encouraged to apply promptly. The Fund has been created to support school partnerships that will broaden VCE subject choice for rural, remote and regional students, with a funding…
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August 7, 2019

Reviews: VIT Code of Conduct & Melbourne Declaration 2019

Code of Conduct Review   The Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) is currently undertaking a review of the Victorian Teaching Profession’s Code of Conduct (the Code).  The Code promotes adherence to the values teachers see as underpinning their profession; provides a set of principles to guide teachers in their everyday…
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August 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. Visit the Bastow website to browse the range of professional learning available. Current opportunities include:   Bricks and…
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