Loni Jeffs

Professional Development goes Regional

Professional Development goes Regional

On Wednesday, the Andrews Labor Government announced funding to establish a brand-new multi-site and multi-region academy of teaching and leadership excellence. The Country Education Partnership (CEP) would like to congratulate the Andrews Labor Government on its...

150 Years of Briagolong PS

150 Years of Briagolong PS

Briagolong Primary School celebrated its 150-year history over the weekend with an event held on school grounds. Students, families and staff joined in celebrating and recognising the important role the school has played in Briagolong’s local history.  The local...

Indigenous STEM Engagement by In2Science

Indigenous STEM Engagement by In2Science

In2science (a program to support young students interested in STEM), is hosting an online forum on 13 May, ‘Indigenous STEM engagement: celebrating Australia’s First Scientists’, featuring Corey Tutt and a panel discussion facilitated by Rae Johnston.In2science brings...

Victorian Education Excellence Awards

Victorian Education Excellence Awards

Nominations are now open for the Victorian Education Excellence Awards (VEEA). This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the VEEA.The VEEA recognise and highlight the work of inspirational Victorian government teachers, principals and education support staff who...

RYA Underway in 2021

RYA Underway in 2021

The 2021 Rural Youth Ambassador (RYA) program has commenced with the Victorian cohort coming together for their first meeting last week. A group of sixteen Year 11s have travelled from all over the state - Yarrawonga, Foster, Ouyen and everywhere in between - to meet...

Awards for Excellence

Awards for Excellence

Nominations are now open for the Public Education Foundation’s 2021 Minister’s and Secretary’s Awards for Excellence. These awards showcase the exceptional work that occurs every day across NSW public education – by schools, students, teachers, employees and...

Seeking Mentor Teachers

Seeking Mentor Teachers

What do we need to do to improve the quality of training and support for our ‘early career teachers’ in rural and remote schools? CEP is seeking passionate teachers who are interested in supporting and mentoring new rural teachers so that they can be great educators...

Graduate Teacher Survey

Graduate Teacher Survey

Great teachers are the ‘single most important school variable influencing student achievement’.CEP wants to help all of our rural and remote Early Career and Graduate teachers become excellent, qualified educators by focusing on a culture of mentoring and support....

Rural Research

Rural Research

The below research comes out of the Centre for Sustainable Communities at the University of Canberra. The project was developed with Widening Participation a UC, ANU, USyd & UNE, and focuses on the social and cultural experiences of rural students at...

AGM 2020

AGM 2020

CEP has held its Annual General Meeting for 2020. The meeting, taking place in-person and online, was attended by rural educators, staff, key stakeholders, partners, past CEP members, committee and education sector members.On Thursday 25th of March, CEP held its 2020...

Work with CEP

Work with CEP

CEP is taking expressions of interest for a Casual Communication Officer to join our team. The Communications Officer will be responsible for ensuring CEP maintains a regular and high standard of communication with our education communities, key stakeholders and...

Join CEP’s Annual Meeting

Join CEP’s Annual Meeting

CEP will hold its Annual Meeting on Thursday 25 March 2021. CEP is inviting interested individuals and rural education communities to join us either in-person or online this year.Annual Meeting Thursday, 25 March 20214:15pm - 6:00pm  Attendees can choose to...

Supporting Graduate Teachers

Supporting Graduate Teachers

CEP knows providing new graduates with positive experiences within their first teaching role, and within a rural education community, is essential in retaining these people into the future.Get in Touch Are you a graduate teacher (or second year) in a rural school? Do...

RYA 2021: Nominations Open

RYA 2021: Nominations Open

The Country Education Partnership is excited to announce the nomination period for the 2021 Rural Youth Ambassadors program has commenced. Rural and remote young people from New South Wales, South Australia and Victoria can be nominated by their school principal to be...

VicSRC’s Teach the Teacher Program

VicSRC’s Teach the Teacher Program

Are you looking for ways to build your student voice practice in 2021? VicSRC has you covered with their internationally recognised education innovation Teach the Teacher.Designed by students, the Teach the Teacher program is a whole school student-led framework to...

VCE Collaboration Fund

VCE Collaboration Fund

Funding is available to schools across Victoria to form partnerships that broaden their current VCE subject offerings for rural and regional students.Choice of subjects is a key driver for school retention and completion. Increasing choice at VCE allows students to...

RYA: Student Voice in Canberra

RYA: Student Voice in Canberra

From places as far as Streaky Bay in SA, Alstonville in northern NSW, and Yanakie in Victoria, 18 rural and remote young Australians travelled to Canberra to meet with Federal Ministers and education officials to share their thoughts  on rural and remote education...

Canberra: Day Two

Canberra: Day Two

Day Two of the National Forum has wrapped up overnight. The Rural Youth Ambassadors had a full day where they met with Ministers and senior people from the Department of Education to discuss their ideas and experiences. The day began with a discussion group with a...