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October 17, 2018

Corryong’s Remembrance

As Remembrance Day fast approaches, one remote school in Victoria’s North East has captured its significance with a research project dedicated to the Australian Light Horse Brigade. Grade five and six pupils at Corryong College have spent many months researching and collating biographies on the men from the Upper Murray…
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October 17, 2018

School Governance Forums

The School Governance Network is hosting four forums for members of school councils and school communities and you're invited! The forums are free to attend and will be held at four locations across Victoria. Each forum will be two hours in length and provide a great opportunity to share ideas,…
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October 17, 2018

Find Your Energy and BREAKTHROUGH!

  The 2018 Energy Breakthrough (EB) is upon us! To be held in Maryborough from November 22 to 25, EB offers the perfect mash of high-energy action and cutting-edge science, all centred on enhancing the learning of young people. For competitors, it's the culmination of months of team work, dedication,…
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October 17, 2018

Professional Learning at Bastow 2018/19

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 opportunities that…
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October 10, 2018

CEP Demand for Overhaul

With a state election looming, the Country Education Partnership (CEP) has pleaded for political parties to commit to an overall of education in rural and remote Victoria. CEP says without significant change, students “from the bush” would continue to fall behind their urban counterparts due to inequitable access to learning…
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October 10, 2018

A Daring Plan to make the Murray Mallee Sing in Full Voice

A Daring Plan ... It started as a bold plot to prove the naysayers wrong.  They said it would never work in Swan Hill -- don't waste your time, try something else -- because a community choir was 'not the kind of thing this town does'.  And so began the…
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Bush voicesGreat Rural Projects
October 10, 2018

Energy Breakthrough: Pushcarts Round-Up

Teams of primary pupils from across Victoria have been busily fundraising, exercising and creating their pushcarts in readiness for the 2018 Energy Breakthrough, to be held in Maryborough next month. Here’s a brief snapshot from a handful of schools, discussing their preparation, cart design and what they're aiming to achieve.…
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October 10, 2018

Joe Collins on Making the Big Shift: My First Year at University

Joe Collins Home: Woomelang in the Mallee University: La Trobe, Bundoora Distance: Roughly 380km or four hours by car … in good traffic. How can I possibly define my first year of university ‘as a country kid’? It is so many things, so many experiences and so many ‘firsts’. I…
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October 10, 2018

Professional Learning at Bastow – 2018/19

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 opportunities that…
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Bush voicesGreat Rural Projects
September 12, 2018

South-West Cluster claims 2018 CEP Rural Education Award

A CLUSTER of small Catholic primary schools from south west Victoria has been awarded the 2018 Country Education Partnership (CEP) Rural Education Award. With a scholarship value of $6000, the award was presented to the Western Trinity Cluster at the Rural Education Conference Dinner in Melbourne on September 3. CEP…
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