Topic: Education

Premiers’ Reading Challenge Draws To A Close

Children and young people from across Victoria have devoured thousands of books over the past few months as part of the Premiers’ Reading Challenge. Minister for Early Childhood Education Jenny Mikakos and Minister for Education James Merlino today congratulated more than 266,950 participants from 965 local schools, 1,947 early childhood services and homes across the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Early Childhood Education

Delivering A Great Local School For St Albans

Victoria University Secondary College students will have world-class facilities, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to build the first stage of the school’s masterplan. Funding of $23.9 million will be provided to Victoria University Secondary College for the construction of the Science Tech Engineering Arts Maths (STEAM) Building, the Learning Village Building, and the Performing […]

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

Supporting The Creative Skills Of Young Victorians

Young Victorians will have more opportunities to gain skills in performing and creative arts, design and event management, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s continued support of the Wakakirri Secondary School Challenge. Minister for Youth Affairs Jenny Mikakos and Minister for Education James Merlino today announced a further $600,000 investment over three years, which will […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Youth Affairs

Work Underway On Coburg North PS Redevelopment

Students at Coburg North Primary School are a step closer to getting the modern learning facilities they deserve thanks to the Andrews Labor Government, with a major upgrade on track for completion in 2019. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited the school to inspect progress of the works on the $6.7 million upgrade, which […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Building The Best School Facilities For Coburg

Coburg families are a step closer to getting the first-rate facilities they deserve thanks to the Andrews Labor Government, with construction of major upgrades to Mercy College nearing completion. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited Mercy College to inspect progress on the new science, music, home economics and drama spaces. The Labor Government has […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Delivering A Great Local School For Bendigo

Bendigo families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive upgrade to White Hills Primary School. Labor will invest $4.6 million to transform old classrooms and facilities into the modern learning environment students and staff need to achieve their best. Every child should have […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Supporting Students With Type 1 Diabetes At School

The Andrews Labor Government is helping students with type 1 diabetes get the most out of school, thanks to new innovative resources and training. Minister for Education James Merlino today released the new Diabetes Guidelines – Supporting Students with Type 1 Diabetes in Victorian Schools and Diabetes at School online education package to help schools […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Delivering A New Junior Secondary School For Phillip Island Families

Families across Phillip Island and San Remo will get greater access to secondary education, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a new junior secondary campus in the region. Labor will invest $24.7 million to build a new junior secondary campus for families across the Bass Coast and build a new indoor competition-grade gymnasium […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

Whittlesea Tech School To Equip Students For The Future

Students from 14 schools across Whittlesea will now have access to the latest technology and innovative learning programs, with the Andrews Labor Government officially opening the new Whittlesea Tech School today. Minister for Education James Merlino said the state-of-the-art facility, located at Melbourne Polytechnic’s Epping campus, is the seventh of 10 Tech Schools to open […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Delivering A Great Local School For New Gisborne

New Gisborne families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a massive upgrade to New Gisborne Primary School. Premier Daniel Andrews visited the school with Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas today to announce Labor will invest $3.1 million to transform the school’s tired old classrooms […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier