Archive | Great projects

There are many great education programs happening in rural communities across the state. CEP Inc has put together a group of these great projects for people to read through and perhaps follow up.


“Techspace” at Rainbow College

The hidden perks of learning from play! From humble beginnings of a Lego set and one sphero robot “Techspace” has developed into an extensive and well-resourced area that is exceedingly popular with all students across Rainbow P-12 College. With a student enrolment of 133 students, Rainbow College is a small rural Foundation to Year 12 school in Read More

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Maryborough Education Centre wins State Award

The Specialist Setting Teachers team from Maryborough Education Centre are celebrating their recent Victorian Education Excellence Award – announced by the Minister for Education just over a week ago. Check out the schools acceptance speech after receiving their award:  MEC Excellence Awards 2016 Located in a rural town of around 7,500 people, this exciting program Read More

Cobram PS

Raising Expectations : Raising Belief

This year at Cobram Primary School we have focused on lifting the aspirations of our students, and engage them in their learning, especially in the upper end of our school. Through the recent school student survey results we saw students highlight the low engagement level they had with our school and their motivation levels lower Read More

Warracknabeal reading

Reader Leaders Initiative in Warracknabeal

Early years students in “Chickpeas” at St. Mary’s Primary School have recently completed one semester of regular reading with their Secondary College “Reader Leaders”. Once a week, six “Reader Leaders” spend quality one on one time with two or three buddies from the Primary School, helping them develop their reading skills. With the support of St. Read More


Collaboration in Action – Cohuna, Pyramid Hill and Kerang

This is a story of how three rural primary schools who have begun working together to enhance and improve education opportunities and outcomes for their students. “Isolation is the enemy of improvement.”   Michael Fullan Patrick’s Primary School, Pyramid Hill; St. Mary’s Primary School, Cohuna; and St. Joseph’s Primary School, Kerang are three rural Catholic primary Read More

Karmai Alliance #2

Student Leaders Initiative in Karmai Learning Alliance

Student leadership has been a key area of interest amongst the schools who comprise the Karmai Learning Alliance in South Gippsland. Centred on the rural town of Korumburra, the schools have been keen to develop a Learning Alliance Leadership program for all their upper primary students to assist them to develop their individual leadership skills as Read More

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