Kira Dullard

Melody’s experience of the Victorian RYA forum

Melody’s experience of the Victorian RYA forum

Melody, a proud Koori woman, got to participate in a smoking ceremony held on the steps of Parliament House, as part of the Rural Youth Ambassador program. Together with the other Rural Youth Ambassadors, Melody met with the Minister for Education and Deputy Premier...

TEACHING EXCELLENCE PROGRAM – Mid Year Update 

TEACHING EXCELLENCE PROGRAM – Mid Year Update 

It is hard to believe it has been just over 3 and a half months since the inaugural Teaching Excellence Program (TEP) at the Academy of Teaching and Leadership (The Academy) was officially launched. As we near the mid-program mark, about the learning activities the...

Centre for Higher Education Studies (CHES) Update

Centre for Higher Education Studies (CHES) Update

The Centre for Higher Education Studies (CHES), is a new state-wide provider of programs for high-ability and high-achieving students across Victoria’s government schools. CHES is a government-funded initiative with a high priority on enrolments of students from...

 Applications for the 2022 ABCN Scholarships are now open

 Applications for the 2022 ABCN Scholarships are now open

‘It's a once in a lifetime opportunity if you use it well. These students have limited opportunities and this program opens their eyes and minds to the endless opportunities that are available to them. They get to meet and network with people they would otherwise not...

Register your school for Energy Breakthrough 2022

Register your school for Energy Breakthrough 2022

After taking a two year break due to the global pandemic, the Energy Breakthrough program is back for 2022. This year’s program is shaping up to be the best one yet, and there’s new challenges for schools to get involved in, too.The Energy Breakthrough program was...

Rural Youth Ambassador program follow up

Rural Youth Ambassador program follow up

12 years ago Rebecca McKenzie was selected to participate in a brand new initiative called the Rural Youth Ambassador program. With little knowledge about the program after being nominated by her teachers to participate Rebecca showed up alongside 13 other students...

Rural Education Dinner 2022

On Thursday 28 April, 2022 CEP held its 2022 Rural Education Dinner, at the Radisson on Flagstaff, Melbourne. The focus of the dinner was the tribute to thank Phil Brown, former CEO of CEP, for his many years of service to the organisation and within rural and remote...

CEP welcome new Chair

The Country Education Partnership (CEP) has warmly welcomed Peter Greenwell as its new Chair in 2022. Mr Greenwell steps into the role following the retirement of Helen Clarke, who has been Chair since 2019. In accepting the Committees nomination at the recent CEP...

Increased demand for the Rural Youth Ambassador program

Increased demand for the Rural Youth Ambassador program

2022 has seen a significant increase in the number of rural and remote young people being nominated by their schools to be involved in the Country Education Partnerships Rural Youth Ambassador programs – whether that be in a Local Rural Youth Ambassador program, or...

Bushfire Recovery – Workforce Wellbeing Initiative

Bushfire Recovery – Workforce Wellbeing Initiative

Supporting communities through a focus on school staff wellbeing Two new mental health supports are available to response to the impacts of the 2019-2020 Eastern Victorian bushfires, and subsequently the COVID-19 pandemic. The department has partnered with Bushfire...

Professional Development in 2022

Professional Development in 2022

A range of professional learning opportunities are on offered from the Victorian Academy of Teaching and Leadership in 2022.Implementing Talent Management Take a strategic approach to your workforce planning and development of high-potential leaders. Our one-day...