rural education

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...

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,...

Life membership for rural education advocate

Life membership for rural education advocate

Mark McLay has dedicated his time in school to strengthening rural education opportunities for students and staff. Country Education Partnership deputy chair Mark McLay was recently awarded life membership to the organisation for his decades-long commitment to rural...

CEP Demand for Overhaul

With a state election looming, the Country Education Partnership (CEP) has pleaded for political parties to commit to an overall of education in rural and remote Victoria. CEP says without significant change, students “from the bush” would continue to fall behind...

A Daring Plan to make the Murray Mallee Sing in Full Voice

A Daring Plan to make the Murray Mallee Sing in Full Voice

A Daring Plan ... It started as a bold plot to prove the naysayers wrong.  They said it would never work in Swan Hill -- don't waste your time, try something else -- because a community choir was 'not the kind of thing this town does'.  And so began the rapid strategy...

Energy Breakthrough: Pushcarts Round-Up

Teams of primary pupils from across Victoria have been busily fundraising, exercising and creating their pushcarts in readiness for the 2018 Energy Breakthrough, to be held in Maryborough next month. Here’s a brief snapshot from a handful of schools, discussing their...

South-West Cluster claims 2018 CEP Rural Education Award

South-West Cluster claims 2018 CEP Rural Education Award

A CLUSTER of small Catholic primary schools from south west Victoria has been awarded the 2018 Country Education Partnership (CEP) Rural Education Award. With a scholarship value of $6000, the award was presented to the Western Trinity Cluster at the Rural Education...

That’s a Wrap! – Rural Education Conference

That’s a Wrap! – Rural Education Conference

The CEP Rural Education Conference has wrapped-up for another year, celebrating the unique role of rural and remote schools in Victoria. Held in Melbourne last week, the conference featured interactive presentations from keynote speakers Maggie Farrar, Peter Gamwell...

Education Award Closing

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...

Pay It Forward

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 string of...

The Sky’s the Limit for Werrimull STEM Learning

The Sky’s the Limit for Werrimull STEM Learning

(PHOTO CAPTION) (L-R BACK) Samuel Oliver, Cameron Symes, Thomas Fox, Grace Kelly, Dakota Webb, Shania Axford (FRONT) Kathryn Charles, Kaitlin Hards, Claudia Fox, Hannah Fox, Evette Rowe.   Werrimull P-12 has lifted learning to the sky, with the purchase of two...

Workshop Your Student Voice!

Workshop Your Student Voice!

In a first for the Victorian Student Representative Council (VicSRC), a series of touring Student Voice Workshops has been announced, with ten new locations across the state. The workshops (formerly known as Regional Conferences) aim to foster collaborative work...

Rural Teacher a VEEA Finalist

Rural Teacher a VEEA Finalist

Nominated and short-listed for the Outstanding Primary Teacher Award and the winner of the Early Childhood Teacher Award- Specialist Settings, as awarded by Principal Association of Special Schools the last few months have been busy for Riley Corrie. Riley Corrie is...

2017 CEP Rural Education Award Finalist: Euroa P.S

2017 CEP Rural Education Award Finalist: Euroa P.S

One of three finalists for the 2017 Rural Education Award, Euroa Primary School has been working in conjunction with local health providers to enhance the health and well-being of their students. Euroa Primary School has developed a strong collaboration with the local...

What’s On?

What’s On?

There are a number of exciting opportunities for rural and remote educators on offer at present that include online resources, professional development opportunities. Below is an overview of these opportunities.   Education Leadership Forum:  25th October  The...