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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...

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...