Bush Voices

The latest in rural education news
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...

Nominate now for rural education award

Nominate now for rural education award

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 Learning Summit set for August

Rural Learning Summit set for August

Country Education Partnership’s (CEP) biennial Rural Learning Summit is planned to be held on Friday, 27th August, with the focus of this years discussion centred onSmall Schools and their Future. While at this stage it is planned that this will be a face to face...

Supporting schools during COVID-19

Supporting schools during COVID-19

The Royal Children's Hospital is offering free online professional learning to help primary school educators support students’ and their own mental health and wellbeing. The ongoing lockdowns into 2021 have seen primary school students and teachers across Australia...

Workshop resilience with Maggie Farrar

Workshop resilience with Maggie Farrar

Country Education Partnership (CEP) and Victorian Principals Association (VPA) have partnered with international education expert Maggie Farrar to offer a series of workshops for individuals, schools and partnerships.  Click here to register for this workshop This...

Rural youth present education solutions

Rural youth present education solutions

Rural students from across South Australian met with key education decision makers last week to explore key areas impacting on their education.The group of 20 students met with senior personnel from the Department of Education and the Senior Advisor to the Minister...

School brews opportunities

School brews opportunities

Providing students with real life hospitality skills was one of the main drivers behind Horsham Special School establishing an educational café.Led by education support officer Pauline Margetts, The Central provides opportunities for students of the school to learn...

PD for rural principals, business managers

PD for rural principals, business managers

Professional development opportunities aimed at improving school strategic management and creating global citizenship among students is on offer through Bastow Institute of Educational Leadership.     Designed for principals and business managers, the...

Rural schools up for awards

Rural schools up for awards

Rural educators have been acknowledged in the latest list of finalists for the Australian Education Awards for 2021. Fran Waterman, principal of Yarrunga Primary School in Wangaratta, Victoria is one of those recognised. She joins a number of other rural educator and...