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Bringing Koorie stories to life at St Georges Road Primary School

Earlier this year, St Georges Road Primary School’s Year 5 students interpreted the Aboriginal story ‘How the Murray River was Made’ through a tiled three-panelled mural.

I CAN breaks down barriers for autistic students

Autistic school students shared their experiences at an International Day of People with Disabilities panel discussion with State government staff and educational professionals.

Berwick Lodge Primary School wins gardens award

Berwick Lodge Primary School’s accessible, sustainable, historical and fun gardens were a winner at recent Victorian School Gardens Awards.

Chisholm Institute students restore a link to Clayton’s past

Over 200 building and construction students at Chisholm Institute had the rare opportunity to work on restoring a heritage-listed shelter at Clayton railway station.

School project opens up a world of learning for Moreland Primary School

Students at Moreland Primary School are engaging in projects that include civics, geography, politics, economics, digital media, music and creative writing.

Young people awarded for empowering diverse students

Three school students – including a 5-year-old Prep student – won awards for their contributions to education in diverse communities.

Awards celebrate the best in early childhood education

This week, the Victorian Early Years Awards celebrated the exceptional contributions of individuals and organisations in early childhood education.

Education champions celebrated at the Victorian Education Excellence Awards

Innovation, leadership and inclusion were common themes among the winners of the Victorian Education Excellence Awards (VEEAs).

What we are striving to achieve

The Education State school targets reflect our focus on excellence and equity, and our goal to equip all students with the personal and practical skills to live the lives they want to live, and get the jobs they need.


  1. Learning for life


  2. Happy, healthy and resilient kids


  3. Breaking the link


  4. Pride and confidence in our schools