CEP in 2021

by | Feb 18, 2021 | Bush Voices, News

With 2021 well underway, we’re excited for what this year will bring. There are a number of important learnings from 2020, both positive and challenging, that education communities carry into this new school year.

New Faces at CEP

CEP will continue to work with our rural and remote learning communities to further enhance learning provision and improve opportunities and outcomes of rural young people.

The CEP team has grown over the new year and we are delighted to welcome a number of new faces to our team. They come with a diverse range of experiences and skills to offer our rural and remote education communities. 

Read more about our new faces, and the rest of our CEP staff on the Our People page. Otherwise you can hear about why each new staff member is excited to be a part of our community in 2021 and beyond. 

Leanne Baxter 
Leanne joins the CEP team as a Project Manager.

“I am excited to be given the opportunity to work with the CEP and with Cluster schools, alongside like-minded colleagues – with the aim of working with our rural teachers to improve student outcomes and enhance student learning in our rural schools to help our students reach their ‘personal best’.”

Matt Copping 
Matt joins CEP as a Project Manager.

“I am very excited to be joining the CEP team to continue my work with rural and remote communities around the state. I am particularly focussed on supporting clusters of small schools to develop ways in which to maximise resources that enhance outcomes for youth in their local communities, giving them a voice and opportunity to aspire to great things.”

Andy Bell
Andy is on board as Rural Inspire National Project Coordinator.

“I am excited to join the CEP team to continue our great work supporting young people in rural and remote australia to expand their horizons and chase down their dreams, whatever they may be.”

Xavier Healy
Xavier joins the CEP team as Rural Inspire Project Officer.

“For me, the most exciting aspects of CEP are the organisation‘s mission, values, and people. I’ve always wanted to work with people who are passionate about advocating for rural education and facilitating change, and that’s CEP.”

Education State Forum

CEO Phil Brown and Rural Youth Ambassador/RYA Officer Julia Enter. 

Renae Feder 
Renae joins the CEP team as a RYA Officer, looking after the South Australian Rural Youth Ambassador program.

“I am passionate about ensuring all students gain a quality education no matter their location and CEP advocates for this. I like seeing change happen in the education sector that supports every student.”

Caitlin Britten 
Caitlin has come on board as a Communications Assistant. 

“I’m excited because I grew so much from the rural youth ambassador program and I’m super excited to help impact other kids in the way that I was impacted. I’m excited to change the narrative for rural kids.”