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Rural Youth Ambassador program update

Rural Youth Ambassador program update

On Monday the 11th of September we welcomed back this year's Rural Youth Ambassador group for our 3rd forum of 2023, held in Melbourne. It was wonderful to catch up with this amazing collection of young people who are a credit to themselves, their families and their...

Teach Rural Yarrawonga Placements

Teach Rural Yarrawonga Placements

CEP's Teach Rural program places PST's in rural communities to complete their placements. The program has had extremely positive reviews from PST's with a few choosing to do a second rural placement and some choosing to stay on in the schools and communities where...

Academy’s Mildura centre officially open 

Academy’s Mildura centre officially open 

The Victorian Academy of Teaching and Leadership (the Academy) has reached another exciting milestone with theMinister for Education Natalie Hutchinsofficially opening its centre in Mildura on Friday 1 September.The new centre is located at 97 Seventh Street, Mildura,...

Energy Breakthrough Free Webinars

Energy Breakthrough Free Webinars

In a new webinar series starting in Term 3, 2023, the Energy Breakthrough team are shining a light on an exciting series of categories – Robotics, Junkyard Challenge, Pushcarts and TRYathlon. On Monday the 29th of May, our Rural Youth Ambassadors, Lockie, Jet and...

CEP’s Strategic Planning Day

CEP’s Strategic Planning Day

The CEP team dedicated a day to strategic planning at Amphitheatre Primary School. Hi, my name is Bek, and I am a 3rd year University student, currently undertaking the Teach Rural program. There are countless reasons why I wanted to be a part of the Teach Rural...

Teach Rural Program 2023 – Introducing Rebekah

Teach Rural Program 2023 – Introducing Rebekah

CEP is proud to introduce you to one of our incredible Teach Rural placements, Rebekah. Hi, my name is Bek, and I am a 3rd year University student, currently undertaking the Teach Rural program. There are countless reasons why I wanted to be a part of the Teach Rural...

Rural Youth Ambassadors Specialist Schools Initiative

Rural Youth Ambassadors Specialist Schools Initiative

Rural Youth Ambassadors Specialist Schools Initiative On Tuesday the 30th of May we were delighted to attend the official premiere screening of the Specialist Schools Youth Ambassadors Video. This took place at the Maryborough Education Centre and was the culmination...

Teach Rural Program 2023 – Introducing David

Teach Rural Program 2023 – Introducing David

CEP is proud to announce that we have our first Teach Rural placements occurring in Term 2. We would like to introduce you to David who is one of our Teach Rural placements:My name is David, and I am a pre-service (MTeach secondary) teacher at Melbourne University. I...

The First 2023 Rural Youth Ambassadors Forum

The First 2023 Rural Youth Ambassadors Forum

The First 2023 Rural Youth Ambassadors Forum On Wednesday the 26th of April we officially welcomed our 2023 intake of Victorian Rural Youth Ambassadors. We have participants from 9 different schools across the state.  After welcoming everyone at Southern Cross...