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Register your school for Energy Breakthrough 2022

Register your school for Energy Breakthrough 2022

After taking a two year break due to the global pandemic, the Energy Breakthrough program is back for 2022. This year’s program is shaping up to be the best one yet, and there’s new challenges for schools to get involved in, too.The Energy Breakthrough program was...

Rural Youth Ambassador program follow up

Rural Youth Ambassador program follow up

12 years ago Rebecca McKenzie was selected to participate in a brand new initiative called the Rural Youth Ambassador program. With little knowledge about the program after being nominated by her teachers to participate Rebecca showed up alongside 13 other students...

CEP welcome new Chair

The Country Education Partnership (CEP) has warmly welcomed Peter Greenwell as its new Chair in 2022. Mr Greenwell steps into the role following the retirement of Helen Clarke, who has been Chair since 2019. In accepting the Committees nomination at the recent CEP...

Increased demand for the Rural Youth Ambassador program

Increased demand for the Rural Youth Ambassador program

2022 has seen a significant increase in the number of rural and remote young people being nominated by their schools to be involved in the Country Education Partnerships Rural Youth Ambassador programs – whether that be in a Local Rural Youth Ambassador program, or...

Professional Development in 2022

Professional Development in 2022

A range of professional learning opportunities are on offered from the Victorian Academy of Teaching and Leadership in 2022.Implementing Talent Management Take a strategic approach to your workforce planning and development of high-potential leaders. Our one-day...

Bushfire Recovery – Workforce Wellbeing Initiative

Bushfire Recovery – Workforce Wellbeing Initiative

Supporting communities through a focus on school staff wellbeing Two new mental health supports are available to response to the impacts of the 2019-2020 Eastern Victorian bushfires, and subsequently the COVID-19 pandemic. The department has partnered with Bushfire...

Professional Development 2022

Professional Development 2022

A range of professional learning opportunities are on offered from the Victorian Academy of Teaching and Leadership in 2022.Leading through Conflict Designed for principals looking to extend their skills to confidently manage complex conflicts, this two-day online...

Vale Sidney Baillieu Myer AC

Vale Sidney Baillieu Myer AC

Baillieu (Bails) Myer AO (11th January 1926 to 22nd January 2022) Baillieu Myer, a man most known for his involvement in building a substantial family business and his real passion for the Arts. Perhaps a little less known involvement, was his interest and personal...

Professional Development in 2022

Professional Development in 2022

A range of professional learning opportunities are on offered from the Victorian Academy of Teaching and Leadership in 2022.Leading through Conflict Designed for principals looking to extend their skills to confidently manage complex conflicts, this two-day online...

Rural Youth Ambassadors come together for final time

Rural Youth Ambassadors come together for final time

Country Education Partnership's (CEP) National Rural Youth Ambassadors have come together for the last time to celebrate their year spent sharing the experience of rural education with key education stakeholders. The Rural Youth Ambassadors from all states (NSW,...

Youth benefiting from rural mentoring program

Youth benefiting from rural mentoring program

In Western Australia, a group of women are helping rural secondary school students in Bruce Rock expand their horizon through a successful mentoring program.CEP’s Joe Collins recently visited the group to find out more about how they are inspiring young people to...