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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...

Canberra: Day One

Canberra: Day One

Day One of the National Forum is complete with Rural Youth Ambassadors having met with Ministers and local politicians to discuss their experiences and journeys as rural young people. The day began at Parliament House where the Ambassadors met with Minister Tehan,...

RYA in Canberra

RYA in Canberra

Ambassadors arrive in Canberra for the first  National Rural Youth Ambassador Forum. The Country Education Partnership (CEP) is holding its first national Rural Youth Ambassador forum in Canberra. The forum begins today and runs until Friday 26 February.    The Rural...

Professional Development From Bastow

Professional Development From Bastow

The latest professional development opportunities from Bastow.  Read about the latest professional development opportunities from Bastow Learning Institute. They cover a range of subjects, learning and staff development topics.  Numeracy professional learning Develop...

CEP in 2021

CEP in 2021

With 2021 well underway, we’re excited for what this year will bring. There are a number of important learnings from 2020, both positive and challenging, that education communities carry into this new school year. New Faces at CEP CEP will continue to work with our...

Apply: Rural Education Awards

Apply: Rural Education Awards

Country Education Partnership established the Rural Education Awards to showcase the outstanding achievements and practices of education leaders, and educators, in Victorian Rural and Remote Learning Communities across all education sectors. The award has operated for...

Rural Inspire Launches New Website

Rural Inspire Launches New Website

Our rural youth aspirations initiative Rural Inspire celebrates the launch of its brand new website. The new website will support the Rural Inspire initiative as it goes national in 2021 and beyond.The website has been custom designed in collaboration with our Rural...

EB Mentorship: Holmesglen and Transurban

EB Mentorship: Holmesglen and Transurban

VCAL students from Holmesglen, have been given a unique insight into the workings of a major state road development, thanks to an Energy Breakthrough (EB) Mentorship Program. The mentorship  connects students with STEM-related industry professionals , demonstrating...

eKids returns in Semester 2

eKids returns in Semester 2

The Country Education Partnership’s popular eKids program has partnered with the National Zoo to deliver the online Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) based, problem-solving course throughout term 3 and 4. The eKids program takes place online and...

Work with Us

Work with Us

We are looking for a Project Manager to work within a committed team, leading the various initiatives that CEP facilitates for rural education communities across Victoria. Hours: Full Time, 38 hours per week – both full time and part time applications are welcome....

Work with Us

Work with Us

CEP is looking for a National Project Coordinator and National Project Officer to work within a committed team, leading the national expansion of the Rural Inspire initiative. National Project Coordinator Hours: Full Time, 38 hours per week Status: Initially for...

EB Mentorships: Girton Grammar and Transurban

EB Mentorships: Girton Grammar and Transurban

Students from a Central Victorian school have been given valuable insight into the life skills they can draw from participating in Energy Breakthrough (EB), following an industry mentor session with major toll road operator Transurban.The session — delivered online...

The Latest from Bastow

The Latest from Bastow

The latest professional development opportunities from Bastow.  Literacy learning for life Literacy is a foundational skill for lifelong learning. It underpins the acquisition of more complex skills like critical and creative thinking, and supports students to...

Embedding Indigenous Cultural Language in Curriculum

Embedding Indigenous Cultural Language in Curriculum

Wurruk Primary School, a small school in Victoria’s east, has an enduring Indigenous Culture Language Program which allows students to learn words and phrases of the local Gunaikurnai language and engage with the culture of our First Nations Peoples. The program is...

Science Online with Discovery in Term 4

Science Online with Discovery in Term 4

Join Discovery to explore hands-on science online! Every week the Discovery team will run live online workshops where students engage, interact and do the experiments along with their science communicator.These hands-on, interactive sessions make use of everyday...

The Latest from Bastow Institute

The Latest from Bastow Institute

The latest professional development opportunities from Bastow.  What have we Learnt about Learning? A conversation between Dr David Howes and Dr John Munro. Join Dr David Howes, Deputy Secretary Schools and Regional Services, and Dr John Munro from Australian Catholic...

Carisbrook PS: Making EB happen locally in 2020

Carisbrook PS: Making EB happen locally in 2020

Energy Breakthrough may have been cancelled for 2020, but that hasn’t stopped Carisbrook Primary School. The rural school has stayed engaged in the STEM program during Victoria’s remote learning period, with plans for an Energy Breakthrough race to be held on school...