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February 12, 2020

Rural Youth Ambassadors 2020

Nominations are now open for the 2020 Victorian Rural Youth Ambassador (RYA) Program, with young leaders from rural and remote education communities urged to nominate. The RYA is a youth leadership program developed for Year 11 students as part of the Rural Inspire Initiative and is facilitated by the Country…
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Bush voices
February 12, 2020

Rural Senior Schooling into the Future?

Why can't rural schools work together to provide senior schooling so that we gain access to a wide selection of subjects and programs? Why, in the future, can't rural schools combine VCE, VET and VCAL into one senior school program and certificate? Why can't education organisations celebrate all awards provided…
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Bush voices
February 12, 2020

Rural Inspire goes National

The Country Education Partnership (CEP) is thrilled to announce that the Rural Inspire Initiative is being expanded nationally following a funding commitment from the Federal Government. Building on its successful development in Victoria over the past six years, the move will see the initiative expanded from its Victorian base to…
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Bush voices
February 12, 2020

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. Visit the Bastow website to browse the range of professional learning available. Current opportunities include: Bricks and Mortar: Asset Management Identify and…
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Bush voices
February 12, 2020

Rural Learning Summit

The establishment of a “Rural Educators Agency”; the formation of a holistic government policy on preparation, recruitment, ongoing growth and retention; encouraging rural education settings to work together to recruit and engage educators; and the establishment of a flexible and comprehensive suite of intrinsic incentives were all proposed as key…
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Bush voices
February 12, 2020

Welcome to 2020

Welcome to CEP for 2020 and another dynamic year in rural and remote education communities. We are looking forward to working with you and for you this year. CEP understands the severity of bushfires and the impact of these fires on many school communities, particularly those in East Gippsland and…
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Bush voices
December 11, 2019

Come join the CEP Team

The Country Education Partnership (CEP) is looking to recruit two energetic and committed team members to facilitate work within key growth areas of the CEP brand. We are eager to hear from applicants who have a strong knowledge and understanding of rural education, as well as a genuine passion for…
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Bush voices
November 27, 2019

Taking Student Voice from Maryborough to Edinburgh

From Maryborough to Edinburgh It was her mother's advice to "always give things a go" that prompted Maryborough student and CEP Rural Youth Ambassador, Caitlin Britten, to apply for a scholarship to attend the fifth International Conference on Law Enforcement and Public Health (LEPH) in Edinburgh, Scotland. Never did she…
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Bush voices
November 27, 2019

Final Call: Post-Compulsory Education in a Rural Context

Don't Miss Out: Forum on Post-Compulsory Education in a Rural Context -- December 5 This is your final chance to register and attend our youth-led forum, looking at the provision of post-compulsory programs within rural Victorian communities. The forum is an initiative of the 2019 CEP Rural Youth Ambassadors (RYA),…
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Bush voices
November 27, 2019

EB: That’s a Wrap for 2019

2019: A Test of Endurance, Innovation ... and Challenging Weather! The 2019 Energy Breakthrough Maryborough Challenge is all over for another year and, this time around, it wasn’t just a test of endurance and innovation for competitors, with the event’s organisers and volunteers equally challenged by horrific weather conditions on…
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