Developing locally determined collaborative partnerships within rural communities through the formation of “District Learning Alliances”; developing a comprehensive approach to rural and remote recruitment, retention and ongoing professional learning for rural educators; supporting a rural and remote education leadership strategy and support; the use of digital learning approaches as a core tool in rural and Read More
During 2013, CEP facilitated a rural education leaders tour to the United Kingdom. This is a report of the 2013 Eduction Tour. Eighteen education leaders from across rural Victoria joined the tour which included: Visits to learning communities where there had been a significant improvement in student opportunites and outcomes. Involved in forums and workshops Read More
In August, over 80 people representing rural education organisations, education sectors, government, universities and rural people came together at the CEP Rural Learning Summit held near Seymour.
The Country Education Project is currently facilitating an Education Leaders Overseas Tour to England, Scotland and Denmark where the group of 20 leaders are involved in a range of visits and forums.
The inaugural Rural Youth Ambassadors recently presented the outcomes of their discussions over the past nine months to both the Minister for Education and the Minister for Higher Education and Skills. The report of their deliberations is available by downloading the rural youth ambassadors report.
During 2011, CEP supported nine rural schools to deliver VCE Biology 3/4 through a Blended Learning approach with the support of a mentor teacher. The program involved 40 students from these rural schools with 80% of these students achieving results well above their projected results. A report of the program, including an evaluation of the Read More
The Country Education Project co-ordinated a research o examine and document the curriculum, organisational and school-community partnership developments in P-12 schools and assess their impact on student learning. This is the report of this research project. P-12 Summary Report Version final
Over 60 people from rural school communities, education sectors and key stakeholder groups attended the recent CEP annual meeting in Melbourne. Wendy Graham, chair of CEP, welcomed everyone to the meeting and informed them of the growth and expansion of activities of the organisation over the past twelve months. She highlighted that the organisation was Read More
The following report outlines the leadership development context for the 2010 Baillieu Myer Rural Education Leadership Scholarship winner, Mr. Gary Schultz. It aims to promote discussion about technology in education and blended learning in schools in particular. (more…)
The development of an online discussion forum for rural new graduates; the provision of information that is more rural friendly; the need to provide a state-wide framework for new graduate support; and the importance of having the opportunity to meet with other teachers within your cluster were all key areas identified within the recently released Read More