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December 5, 2018

Rural Youth Ambassador Program and Why We Love it

  Rural Youth Ambassador Program and Why We Love it   The 2018 cohort of CEP Rural Youth Ambassadors has met for the final time at a group conference in Melbourne this week. Together, the group shared their concluding ideas on issues including prioritisation of career education, access to universities,…
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November 12, 2018

Rural Schools Turn It On at Education Excellence Awards

Thirty finalists from Victorian Government Schools were shortlisted for the Education Excellence Awards in 2018. On October 26 the winners were announced, with five individual awards and four team awards presented at a lavish ceremony in Melbourne at the Plaza Ballroom. Of the winners; four came from rural schools, with…
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November 12, 2018

Terang P-12: A DIY Culture

Terang Terrific at Energy Breakthrough We were standing in pit lane at last year’s Energy Breakthrough event and we noticed something unique. It was Terang College’s vehicle they had built themselves. The project was designed and led by then Year 11 student Harrison Smith for his Year 12 Product Design…
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November 12, 2018

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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October 17, 2018

Find Your Energy and BREAKTHROUGH!

  The 2018 Energy Breakthrough (EB) is upon us! To be held in Maryborough from November 22 to 25, EB offers the perfect mash of high-energy action and cutting-edge science, all centred on enhancing the learning of young people. For competitors, it's the culmination of months of team work, dedication,…
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August 1, 2018

2018 Rural Education Conference

The countdown is on to the Country Education Partnership’s Rural Education Conference. Date: September 3&4. Location: Bayview Eden, Queens Rd, Melbourne. In  2018, the conference will aim to provide a genuine opportunity for education leaders, educators and support staff working in rural, remote and small education settings to celebrate their achievements,…
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August 1, 2018

Education Award Closing

Just days remain until nominations close for the 2018 Rural Education Award. If you've thought about making a nomination, now is the time -- don't miss out simply because you left it too late! The Rural Education Award has been established as a means to showcase the outstanding achievements and…
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July 17, 2018

Pay It Forward

  From the bright lights of Sydney to the tiny town of Dingee; a team of dedicated university students has made its mark in Central Victoria as part of a quest to 'pay it forward'. The concept: to escape city life and head bush on a big bus, helping a…
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May 30, 2018

DJ Raising a Voice on Education

A special needs student from Swan Hill will lead a team of rural pupils chosen to participate in Victoria’s first Education State Student Advisory Group (ESSAG). The ESSAG has been established by the Department of Education as a way to better engage students in the future direction of the Victorian…
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May 30, 2018

Get Creative: Videos for Change

Do you have a student or students with a flair for digital media? Entries are now open for the esteemed High Resolves Videos of Change Challenge; daring students to use their creative skills for some global goodness! To be involved, pupils from Years 7-12 are challenged to submit a one-minute…
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