Topic: Education

VCAL Review To Improve Learning And Pathway Options

The Andrews Labor Government will review the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) and Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Victorian schools, to ensure all students can choose a path through senior secondary school that offers a high-quality qualification providing the technical and practical skills that our economy needs. This major review of VCAL and […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Upgraded School Facilities At Dunolly Primary Unveiled

Students and teachers in and around Dunolly now have bigger, better school facilities thanks to a major investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews today visited Dunolly Primary School to open the school’s $161,000 refurbishment, which includes an upgraded first-aid room, safer entry zones, new porch paving, modern staff areas and a meeting […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

New Sensory Activity Space For Moonambel Students

Students at Moonambel Primary now have the inclusive, safe and modern recreational facilities they need thanks to an investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews today visited the school to officially open its new sensory play equipment and activity space, which was made possible thanks to $66,000 from Labor Government’s Inclusive Schools Fund. […]

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Getting Ready For Three-Year-Old Kinder

The biggest reform of early childhood education is ever closer, as the Andrews Labor Government gets on with upgrading kinders and supporting new teachers as part of the landmark roll-out of funded Three-Year-Old Kinder. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined kids, teachers, educators and staff at Charlton and District Kindergarten to announce a $9.2 million package […]

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Spring Gully Primary Unveils Transformed Facilities

Students and teachers in Bendigo now have access to the bigger and better school facilities they deserve, thanks to a $7.5 million investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Bendigo East Jacinta Allan today visited Spring Gully Primary School to officially open the school’s transformed facilities, which feature […]

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

More Support For Shepparton Students And Families

Designs for a new early learning centre in Mooroopna have been unveiled as the Andrews Labor Government also made a series of other announcements to help families and students in Shepparton get the first-rate education and facilities they deserve. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Shepparton’s McGuire College to launch the designs of the […]

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

School Upgrade And New Relocatable For Woori Yallock Primary

Woori Yallock Primary School students and staff are benefitting from a new $87,000 infrastructure upgrade as well as new relocatable building at the school, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino visited Woori Yallock Primary School today to officially open the school’s new covered walkway and large undercover area, which connects […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Builders Appointed To Construct State-Of-The-Art Schools

The Andrews Labor Government is on track to deliver 100 new schools across the state by 2026 with another two building companies appointed to construct seven of the 14 schools set to open in 2021. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced Ireland Brown Constructions Pty Ltd had been appointed to build: Edgars Creek Primary […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Navigator Program Expanded To Keep Kids In School

An important program to engage students and keep kids at risk of disengaging at school will be rolled out to three new areas, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced Wimmera South-West, Barwon and North Eastern Melbourne will benefit from the $43.8 million expansion of the Navigator program, which […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

University Of Melbourne Named Victoria’s Top Exporter

Victoria’s international education sector has won big yet again after the University of Melbourne was named Victorian Exporter of the Year at the 40th Governor of Victoria Export Awards (GOVEAs). The University of Melbourne also took out the International Education and Training award, the GOVEA successes showing how the university has incorporated an international outlook […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade