Topic: Education

Training The Next Wave Of International Student Leaders

A new Andrews Labor Government program will help give international students the social, practical and professional skills and experience they need to lead in global business. LIVE Projects is one of the major components to come out of the Lead, Intern, Volunteer, Experience (LIVE) initiative launched in March and will help international students gain invaluable […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade

Supporting Our VET Teachers To Improve Training Quality

Thirteen passionate teachers working in Victoria’s training sector will boost their skills and improve their career opportunities thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today announced the successful applicants for the 2017 Skills First Academic Grants, which are open to teachers working in the Victorian Government-funded training system. The […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills

A Brighter Future For Great South Coast Youth

The Andrews Labor Government is boosting funding for the Beyond the Bell program, to keep young people in the Great South Coast region in school and engaged in their education. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford announced today in Parliament that the Labor Government will provide more than $1 million over the next three years […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Building A New Epping North School Brick By Brick

The Andrews Labor Government is giving families in Epping North the first-rate classrooms and facilities they deserve. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny today turned the first sod on the brand new Edgars Creek Secondary College. The $12 million project will build a state-of-the art science, technology, engineering and maths […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education, Northern Metropolitan Region

Upgrading Kinders And Childcare Centres Brick By Brick

The Andrews Labor Government is making sure more families can access better local kindergartens and early childhood centres by building and upgrading early year’s facilities across Victoria. Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos today opened the 2017-18 Children’s Facilities Capital Program Major Grants, which provides grants of up to $1.6 million to build new […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Families and Children

New Student Hub For Holmesglen Moorabbin

A new $8 million state-of-the-art student hub is the latest stage in the transformation of Holmesglen Institute’s Moorabbin Campus. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney and Member for Bentleigh Nick Staikos today officially opened the Moorabbin Student Hub, funded through the Andrews Labor Government’s TAFE Rescue Fund. The hub features student support and information […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills

Apprentices Soar At South Melbourne’s Vertical School

Apprentices, trainees and cadets are taking the state’s first vertical government school in South Melbourne to new heights as the Andrews Labor Government builds a skilled workforce for the future. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan and Member for Albert Park Martin Foley were given a tour of the construction site today and met […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Industry and Employment

A Bold New Vision For Education In The Inner West

The Andrews Labor Government has released a bold vision for a new learning precinct in Melbourne’s inner west. Minister for Education James Merlino, Member for Williamstown Wade Noonan and Member for Footscray Marsha Thomson visited Footscray City Primary School today to release the Footscray Learning Precinct Feasibility Report and announce a further $10.6 million for […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Investing In Spotswood Schools And Kids

The Andrews Labor Government is boosting funding to infrastructure at Spotswood Primary School to give local students the best start in life. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Williamstown Wade Noonan visited Spotswood Primary today to officially announce it will receive $1.4 million for upgrades. This funding will allow delivery of the first […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Getting The Most Out Of Whittlesea’s School Facilities

Whittlesea schools are set to become thriving neighbourhood hubs with first-rate facilities, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green today visited Laurimar Primary School to announce new community sports and recreation facilities, as part of the $50 million Shared Facilities Fund. Laurimar Primary School’s […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education