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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.Harvard Data Wise Australia  Learn to lead collaborative analysis of a wide range of data sources using the 8-step Data Wise Improvement...

Rural Youth Ambassadors come together for final time

Rural Youth Ambassadors come together for final time

Country Education Partnership's (CEP) National Rural Youth Ambassadors have come together for the last time to celebrate their year spent sharing the experience of rural education with key education stakeholders. The Rural Youth Ambassadors from all states (NSW,...

Youth benefiting from rural mentoring program

Youth benefiting from rural mentoring program

In Western Australia, a group of women are helping rural secondary school students in Bruce Rock expand their horizon through a successful mentoring program.CEP’s Joe Collins recently visited the group to find out more about how they are inspiring young people to...

Apply now for CEP Executive Officer role

Apply now for CEP Executive Officer role

Looking to contribute to achieving improved outcomes and opportunities for rural and remote students, engaging with stakeholders and making your mark on the next level of growth with us?We're looking for a new CEO after incumbent Phil Brown announced earlier this...

Rural Youth Ambassadors present solutions to key challenges

Rural Youth Ambassadors present solutions to key challenges

CEP’s Rural Youth Ambassadors from around Australia met with key education policy makers from South Australia and Victoria to present solutions to challenges faced by rural and remote students.In Victoria, the ambassadors met with Education Minister James Merlino and...

CEP Executive Officer changes roles

CEP Executive Officer changes roles

Country Education Partnership Executive Officer Phil Brown will be stepping down from the role in 2022 after more than a decade of leadership within the organisation.Phil will be taking a leadership role in the organisation’s Rural Youth Aspiration Inspire initiatives...

CEP launches curriculum resources with partners

CEP launches curriculum resources with partners

Country Education Partnership has launched a new curriculum resources page on its website dedicated to ready-to-go curriculum resources for country schools with a specific focus on STEM related learning. CEP has been working with rural schools as well as organisations...

Discover science in online lessons

Discover science in online lessons

Discovery Science and Technology Centre is running a series of Virtual Science lessons in Term 4 for students in Primary School.Every week the Discovery team will run live online workshops where students engage, interact, and do the experiments along with our science...

Register now for Youth Leadership Opportunities

Register now for Youth Leadership Opportunities

CEP is encouraging rural young people living in Victoria to register for leadership opportunities that have been announced in recent weeks.Koorie Youth Summit CEP is encouraging rural young people living in Victoria to register for leadership opportunities that have...

CEP’s Rural Inspire launches two new initiatives

CEP’s Rural Inspire launches two new initiatives

Country Education Partnership's Rural Inspire has launched two new initiatives to support rural young Australians in their transition from school to the next stage of their life.These exciting youth-led projects provide rural young people with access to information...

Rural Schools Shine in Lockdown

Rural Schools Shine in Lockdown

Rural Schools are once again showing how their creative solutions to learning are helping students, families and communities takle lengthy lockdowns.As most students continue a lengthy remote learning stint during Term 3, CEP has rounded up some of the stories from...

Support for rural educators in Term 4

Support for rural educators in Term 4

Country Education Partnership has a range of curriculum support opportunities available to rural educators in Term 4.In our most recent discussions with rural education leaders and classroom practitioners across the state, it is abundantly clear that the ongoing...

The Power of Imperfect Leadership

The Power of Imperfect Leadership

Country Education Partnership has partnered with leading education experts Steve Munby and Marie-Claire Bretherton for a not-to-be-missed professional development opportunity.Register now and explore the power of imperfect leadership for you, your team, your students...

Sign up for speaking competition

Sign up for speaking competition

Voice is a unique public speaking competition from UN Youth Australia for students in Years 7-10. Voice invites participants to solve issues that affect their community, nation, and the world. From homelessness to climate change, Youth wants to hear you pitch your big...

Professional Learning Opportunities

Professional Learning Opportunities

Professional development opportunities aimed at improving school strategic management and creating global citizenship among students is on offer through Bastow Institute of Educational Leadership.   Understand the role risk management plays in driving strategic...

Wimmera Cluster explores creative local solutions

Wimmera Cluster explores creative local solutions

More than 70 staff from Balmoral, Edenhope and Goroke schools came together earlier this month to explore how they could develop an effective and creative partnership to provide a quality and engaging learning program into the future for the benefit of all their...