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Britt Ditterich

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May 1, 2019

REGISTER NOW: Be Inspired with Sir John Jones and CEP

REGISTER NOW: Be Inspired with Sir John Jones     The Country Education Partnership (CEP) is thrilled to present internationally-renowned education expert Sir John Jones, who will deliver two workshops in North East Victoria this month. The first workshop will be held on Wednesday, May 22, at the Wangaratta High…
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May 1, 2019

Helen Clarke joins CEP

Helen Clarke joins CEP   The Country Education Partnership (CEP) has warmly welcomed Helen Clarke as its new Chair in 2019. Ms Clarke steps into the role following her recent retirement from a career spaning several decades and various positions within the Department of Education and Training.   As a…
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May 1, 2019

Introducing Your 2019 Rural Youth Ambassador Team

 Like Ducks to Water   The Country Education Partnership’s (CEP) 2019 cohort of Rural Youth Ambassadors has met for the first time at a three-day group seminar in Melbourne. The twenty youths, who each hail from rural and remote Victorian communities, were nominated for the esteemed program by their school…
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Bush voicesGreat Rural Projects
May 1, 2019

Skipton’s Sporting Success

Skipton’s Sporting Success   It’s fair to say the Skipton Primary School bats above its average in the realm of competitive school sport. As a small, rural school with a typical enrolment of about 100 students (give or take a few) it has chalked-up some notable sporting results in recent…
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May 1, 2019

Videos for Change

  Videos for Change   Time to get creative! Do you have a student or students with a flair for digital media? Entries are now open for the esteemed High Resolves Videos of Change Challenge; daring students to use their creative skills for some global goodness!   So, what is…
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May 1, 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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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