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August 7, 2019

Places Filling Fast for CEP Rural Learning Summit in Creswick

2019 CEP Rural Learning Summit Book Now or Miss Out!   Places are filling fast for the Country Education Partnership's (CEP) biennial Rural Learning Summit, to be held in Creswick this month. The Summit will explore the growing challenge of recruiting and retaining quality educators, and education leaders, in rural…
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August 7, 2019

A Great Recipe at Great Western Primary School

A Great Recipe at Great Western Primary School   At Great Western Primary, in Victoria's Wimmera region, there's no such thing as a mid-week slump. For the school's 29 pupils, Wednesdays have become a roaring favourite because that's the day set aside for gardening, cooking and plenty of eating. It's…
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August 7, 2019

Rural Help for Young People Moving Away from Home

Rural Help for Young People Moving Away from Home   With rural VCE and VCAL students busily considering their pathways beyond school, the Country Education Partnership's (CEP) Rural Inspire initiative has establishing a "Helping Hand Team" to better assist rural kids potentially moving away from home. Under the banner of Rural Inspire's…
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August 7, 2019

Apply: VCE Collaborating Fund

Round Two: VCE Collaboration Fund   Round Two applications for the VCE Collaboration Fund are now open, with rural and remote schools encouraged to apply promptly. The Fund has been created to support school partnerships that will broaden VCE subject choice for rural, remote and regional students, with a funding…
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August 7, 2019

Reviews: VIT Code of Conduct & Melbourne Declaration 2019

Code of Conduct Review   The Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) is currently undertaking a review of the Victorian Teaching Profession’s Code of Conduct (the Code).  The Code promotes adherence to the values teachers see as underpinning their profession; provides a set of principles to guide teachers in their everyday…
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August 7, 2019

Professional Learning at Bastow

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…
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July 17, 2019

Be Involved: CEP Rural Learning Summit in Creswick — 2019

CEP Rural Learning Summit 2019 -- Register Now! It's back and you're invited!   The Country Education Partnership's (CEP) biennial Rural Learning Summit will be held on August 30 in Creswick,  exploring the growing challenge of recruiting and retaining quality educators, and education leaders, in rural and remote education communities. …
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July 17, 2019

Advisory Panel to Examine Rural Education Gap in Vic.

Advisory Panel to Examine Rural Gap Have your say by making a direct written submission to Engage Victoria.  https://engage.vic.gov.au/regionalstudents   The Country Education Partnership (CEP) has welcomed the establishment of an expert advisory panel to examine the disparity in student outcomes between metropolitan and country schools in Victoria. The Andrews…
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July 17, 2019

Rural Inspire: Poised to Expand

Rural Inspire: Poised to Expand   The Country Education Partnership (CEP) is thrilled to announce an expansion of its Rural Inspire Initiative, following a funding commitment from the Federal Government. The move will see the initiative expanded from its Victorian base to similarly support interstate rural and remote communities, as…
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July 17, 2019

A Victorian first in the wheat-belt town of Warracknabeal

Education Foundation sets-up in Warracknabeal   Despite the drought – and perhaps because of it – the wheatbelt town of Warracknabeal in the Northern Wimmera has become Victoria's first to offer further education access and opportunity scholarships via the national Country Education Foundation of Australia. The CEF of Warracknabeal has been…
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