Category: Minister for Education

Delivering A Great Local School For Churchill

Churchill families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to upgrade Churchill Primary School. Labor will invest more than $2.6 million to demolish Block A, which is the school’s main teaching and administration block. Its tired old classrooms and office space will be replaced by a new […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Education

Program Boosted To Keep More Kids In School

The Andrews Labor Government is expanding an important program to engage students at risk of disengagement from school, with three new recipient areas unveiled today. Visiting Lowana College in Newborough, Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing announced the school is in one of the first three areas to benefit […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Delivering A Great Local School For Bentleigh

Bentleigh families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive upgrade to Tucker Road Bentleigh Primary School. Labor will invest more than $4.5 million for a new building that will house state of the art classrooms and a modern administration area, and expand the […]

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

World-Leading Pilot For Students With Disabilities

More than 100 schools across Victoria are taking part in a world-leading pilot to better assess the learning needs of students with disabilities and additional needs. Minister for Education James Merlino today unveiled the trial of the revolutionary approach to understanding the educational needs of the students. The new assessment places the student at the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

First Australian Meeting For Global Education Leaders

Education experts from around the world will gather in Melbourne next year for a summit which recognises Victoria’s world-leading approach to education. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced the Asia Society Global Cities Education Network symposium will be coming to Victoria in 2019. The event, which provides a forum for educational leaders to share […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

New Campus For Beveridge Primary School

Families in Beveridge will soon have greater access to primary school locations, with Beveridge Primary School getting a second campus thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced that the land of the new campus has now been purchased and construction will get underway later this year following a $19.7 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Delivering Great Local Schools For Frankston

From birth through to high school, Frankston families will get the world-class facilities and schools their kids deserve with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver the final stage of the Frankston North Education Precinct. The Labor Government has already invested $19.9 million for upgrades and new facilities at the precinct, which takes in Aldercourt […]

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Delivering A Great Local School For Gladstone Park

Gladstone Park families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government announcing on Friday it will deliver a massive upgrade to Gladstone Views Primary School. Labor will invest $3.1 million to transform tired old classrooms and facilities at the school, including major improvements to the school’s Senior Block. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Getting More Kids Into Sport And Physical Activity

The Andrews Labor Government is helping more students to be physically active by easing the financial pressures schools experience in relation to interschool sport. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced 300 primary, secondary and specialist schools across Victoria will share in the $1.1 million Active Kids initiative. Funding will be allocated to schools on […]

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Delivering A Great Local School For Macleod

Macleod families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive upgrade to Macleod College. Labor will invest $4.9 million to upgrade Block A, which houses the science and counselling rooms. These tired old classrooms and facilities will be transformed to give students and staff […]

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