Topic: Early childhood education

Smarter Planning For School Infrastructure Upgrades

The Andrews Labor Government is making it easier for Catholic and independent schools to upgrade and build new vital education facilities across Victoria. Minister for Planning Richard Wynne has introduced a streamlined planning permit process for non-government schools that receive funding under the Non-Government Schools Capital Fund. The new planning process provides support to the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Planning

Helping Gippsland Children To Thrive At Kindergarten

Gippsland children are set to enjoy new and upgraded kindergarten facilities, while local families will soon benefit from the roll-out of funded Three-Year-Old Kindergarten, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education, Sonya Kilkenny, today visited East Gippsland to announce more than $1.1 million worth of upgrades to two local kindergarten […]

Categories: Media Release, Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education

Three-Year-Old Kinder Around The Corner For Buloke

Three-Year-Old Kindergarten is just around the corner for children living in the Buloke and Northern Grampians Shires, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s landmark early childhood education reform. Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education Sonya Kilkenny today joined children, educators and teachers at Charlton and District Kindergarten and Sea Lake Kindergarten in Buloke and St […]

Categories: Media Release, Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education

Boosting Early Childhood Facilities For Ouyen Families

Families in Ouyen will have access to the bigger and better first-rate early years facilities they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education Sonya Kilkenny today visited Mallee Minors Childcare Centre Ouyen to officially open its $178,779 upgrade. The upgrade included an extension of the building to co-locate a […]

Categories: Media Release, Northern Victoria Region, Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education

State’s Training Achievements Honoured At Awards Night

Vocational education and training students, teachers and the businesses who train them have been honoured for their outstanding achievements at the 65th Victorian Training Awards, with six women taking out top honours. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney congratulated the 14 winners at the prestigious annual event, dedicated to the state’s […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Higher Education, Minister for Training and Skills

Three-Year-Old Kinder Around The Corner For Hindmarsh

Three-year-old Kindergarten is just around the corner for children living in Hindmarsh, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s landmark early childhood education reform. Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education Sonya Kilkenny today joined children, educators and teachers at Dimboola Kindergarten to mark the first enrolments for funded three-year-old kinder programs. In an Australian first, the […]

Categories: Media Release, Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education, Western Victoria Region

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