Topic: Education

Victoria’s Longest-Serving Educators Recognised

More than 400 teachers and staff from the Department of Education and Training are being recognised for their long careers dedicated to public education, at a ceremony for employees who have reached 40, 45, 50 and 55 years of service in 2019. Minister for Education, James Merlino, congratulated teachers, principals, school administrative and department staff […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Delivering World-Class Facilities For Hoppers Crossing Students

Students from Hoppers Crossing are a step closer to having the transformed first-rate school facilities they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited The Grange P-12 College to inspect the new building plans following the $9.5 million investment in the Victorian Budget 2019/20 for a major upgrade. These […]

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

New School Facilities For Bacchus Marsh Students

The Andrews Labor Government is making sure local students in Bacchus Marsh have the school facilities they deserve for a great education. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Melton Steve McGhie today visited Bacchus Marsh College to officially open its impressive new and upgraded school facilities. The Labor Government invested $8 million to […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Upgraded Classrooms For Castlemaine Primary School

Castlemaine students now have bigger, better classrooms and school facilities to learn in, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards today visited Castlemaine Primary School to open its just over $500,000 upgrade, which includes larger classrooms and the creation of a new library space. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

New Classrooms And Facilities For Moonee Valley Schools

Students across Moonee Valley now have better classrooms and school facilities to learn in, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Essendon Danny Pearson today visited Ascot Vale Primary School and Strathmore Primary School to open the new facilities, celebrating with excited students and staff. The $1.76 million […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

New Fishermans Bend Secondary School Takes Shape

Inner city families are a step closer to having an exciting new local school, with designs for the new Fishermans Bend Secondary School released today by the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Albert Park Martin Foley released designs for the school and announced early site works are getting underway at the school site on Graham […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Consultation Kicks Off To Boost Regional Student Outcomes

The Andrews Labor Government is beginning consultation with regional communities across the state to address the challenges facing students in regional and rural Victoria. Minister for Education James Merlino established the Expert Advisory Panel for Rural and Regional Students to examine why regional students are falling behind their metropolitan counterparts and make recommendations on how […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Boosting Education In Melbourne’s West

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Victoria University investigate options for its Werribee campus – to help people who live in the western suburbs also study and work in the west. Minister for Priority Precincts Gavin Jennings today confirmed that the Labor Government had signed an agreement that invests $250,000 with Victoria University for work […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Priority Precincts

Daylesford Secondary College Unveils $10 Million Upgrade

Students from Daylesford and surrounding areas now have bigger, better classrooms and school facilities to learn in, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and the Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today visited Daylesford Secondary College to open its $10 million upgrade. The upgrade includes a new science and technology building […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Community Invited To Have A Say On 2020 School Names

Victorian communities are being invited to have their say on the naming of 10 new government schools opening in their local areas in 2020, as community consultation on these new schools gets underway across the state. Minister for Education James Merlino announced that community members can vote for their preferred name for a local school […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education