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Cowes Primary School thrives in the digital world

The full breadth of digital technology and growing community support saw more than 500 students from Cowes Primary School thrive during remote and flexible learning during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Isolation increases innovation and community connection for Morwell Central Primary School

For Morwell Central Primary School, a stronger sense of community connection has sprung from a time of unprecedented isolation.

School captains shine a light during pandemic

Year 12 school captains at Kurnai College have developed new leadership skills while boosting the morale of their peers in amusing, all-grade video updates.

Virtual School Victoria keeps kids active while learning from home

As large numbers of students across Victoria moved to remote and flexible learning in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, some parents feared that their children may miss out on the social benefits of face-to-face education.

Premier’s 2019 VCE Award winners announced

Winners of the 2019 Premier’s VCE Awards Tamsyn Lovass and Jordan Blanch haven’t let coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions slow their progress in two very different fields

Bolwarra Primary School student thrives while learning from home

Learning from home with his mum and pets on a property in rural Victoria has been a positive experience for Ezekial.

Statewide building blitz

The Victorian Government has announced more than $1.18 billion in critical education infrastructure projects.

Connecting while learning remotely at Mount Macedon Primary School

Connecting with parents and students has been the focus right from the start of remote and flexible learning and teaching at Mount Macedon Primary School

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