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February 21, 2019

Become a CEP Committee Member in 2019

  Become a CEP Committee Member in 2019   The Country Education Partnership (CEP) formally invites nominations for new members to its Committee of Management in 2019. CEP Chair Mike Stephens says the organisation is eager to involve a broad range of people from rural and remote education communities, including…
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Bush voices
February 21, 2019

Nominate NOW for 2019 CEP Rural Youth Ambassadors

  Nominations Open for 2019 RYA Cohort   Nominations are now open for the esteemed Rural Youth Ambassador (RYA) Program, with young leaders from rural and remote education communities urged to apply. With a focus on Year 11 pupils, RYA is a joint venture between the Country Education Partnership (CEP)…
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Bush voicesUncategorized
February 21, 2019

Overcoming Loss, Town Survival, and Self Pride …

Reflections from the Heywire Regional Youth Summit For 21 years the Heywire Regional Youth Summit in Canberra has brought together adolescents from regional, rural and remote communities to robustly discuss, challenge and unpack social issues of the day. In 2019, the participants certainly didn't hold back, exploring issues of suicide,…
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Bush voices
February 21, 2019

Just a Trailblazing Joe from a Town Called Woomelang

  Joe the Trailblazer and He's Far from Finished In case you missed it, our (much loved) CEP Rural Youth Ambassador Alumni, Joe Collins, has been quite busy in Canberra this month. Joe, who hails from a family farm near Woomelang in the Mallee, was nominated as a Heywire Trailblazer…
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Bush voicesGreat Rural ProjectsUncategorized
February 21, 2019

A Growing STEM between Katamatite and Yarrawonga

A Growing STEM between Katamatite and Yarrawonga   It's early days yet but a collaborative approach is taking shape in the Goulburn Valley. Two schools -- Katamatite Primary and Sacred Heart Primary in Yarrawonga -- have been steadily building a partnership in STEM learning, with hopes they'll eventually develop a…
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Bush voices
February 21, 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. See Bastow for information on the full suite of programs, courses, professional practice and events. Current opportunities that…
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Bush voicesUncategorized
February 7, 2019

Chairman’s Welcome to 2019

  Wouldn't it be Nice?     Hello all, And welcome to another year working for the good of country education. In 2019, CEP is committed, as ever, to the strengthening and enhancement of learning provision in rural and remote communities.  Like you, we have watched the flurry of students…
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Bush voices
February 7, 2019

Register Now for 2019 Presenters & Overseas Tour

  Professional Development Opportunities for 2019   The Country Education Partnership is pleased to provide a range of high-quality professional learning opportunities for rural and remote education communities in 2019. Following feedback from our members, we've made a commitment to stage these activities within country communities, ensuring greater access for…
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Bush voicesUncategorized
February 7, 2019

Ciara Fitzpatrick: Was It as Good as They Said it Would Be?

  So ... Did I Rate Being a Rural Youth Ambassador?   I can truly say, without any hesitation, that my decision to be involved in the CEP Rural Youth Ambassador Program was one of my best decisions ever.    Yes, ever.   I mean, no doubt, at the beginning…
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Bush voices
February 7, 2019

Vale Norm Woodhouse: Remebering a Stalwart of CEP

An obituary written by Judi Sykes Woodhouse - Norman ‘Norm’ of Gelantipy.                       6th May 1932 - 30th December 2018                        Passed away at home surrounded by his family. The Country Education Project (CEP) was an initiative of the Commonwealth Government in 1977. Its aim is to improve the…
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