Topic: Early childhood education

Better School Facilities For Whittington Students

Students in Whittington Primary School are getting the best out of their education in the state-of-the-art school facilities they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Geelong Chris Couzens today visited Whittington Primary School to officially open its $6.6 million new facilities. The school rebuild project included […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Oberon South Primary School Students To Enjoy New School Facilities From Term 1, 2021

Geelong students will soon be learning in new classrooms and a better building as a great local primary school moves to a new home, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Geelong Chris Couzens today visited Oberon South Primary School to announce that from Term 1, 2021, its […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Great New Classrooms And Facilities For Geelong Students

Geelong students are now learning in bigger, better classrooms and school facilities – with more exciting upgrades to come thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Geelong Chris Couzens today visited Geelong High School to open the completed stages of $22.7 million in upgrades, celebrating with excited students […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Delivering New School Facilities For Woodend Students

Woodend Primary School students are getting the facilities they deserve, with new music and gym facilities thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews and Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited the school to officially open the $2 million upgrade. The project converted the school’s multi-purpose hall into a new gym […]

Categories: Media Release, Northern Victoria Region, Premier

Ditching The Dreaded Double-Drop Off In Docklands

Families living in inner city Melbourne will soon be able to ditch the dreaded ‘double-drop off’ as the Andrews Labor Government gets on with building kindergartens at all new primary schools. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Docklands to announce a new $10 million kindergarten would be added to the the new Docklands Primary […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Principals Appointed To New Schools For 2020

Families across Victoria are a step closer to having access to a great new local school, with principals appointed to start in term one next year to lead the new schools delivered by the Andrews Labor Government. These new schools – currently under construction – will cater to families living in fast-growing suburbs across Victoria. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Language Program Kicks Off In 100 Kindergartens

One hundred kindergarten services across the state have recruited teachers and educators to start delivering language programs, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Wendouree Children’s Services in Ballarat to celebrate the milestone for the $17.9 million Early Childhood Language Program and see first-hand how much the kindergarten children […]

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Delivering For Students In The Yarra Ranges

Students at Yarra Ranges Special Developmental School will get the facilities they deserve thanks to a $3.45 million investment to deliver brand new, architecturally designed learning spaces. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Yarra Ranges Special Developmental School to announce the investment which will provide new junior school facilities as part of the 2019-20 […]

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

Minecraft Reveals Melbourne’s Past And Present

The Andrews Labor Government has built a virtual world of Melbourne’s underground history and landmarks – including the Metro Tunnel – in Minecraft to help students hone their creativity and problem-solving skills. Minister for Education James Merlino and Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan launched a Minecraft collaboration between the Department of Education and Training, […]

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New School Facilities For Northcote Students

The Andrews Labor Government is making sure students in Northcote have the school facilities they deserve for a great education. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Northcote Kat Theophanous today visited Northcote High School to officially open its new state-of-the-art $5.2 million performance hub, with the Labor Government contributing $4.5 million towards the […]

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