Showcasing and celebrating excellence in education through open days, exhibitions and special events.
Celebrating the Arts
Now in its 74th year, Education Week aims to positively profile and celebrate the strengths and achievements of Victoria’s government education sector.
Education Week 2018 is all about celebrating the arts and is an opportunity for all primary and secondary schools, and early childhood services to showcase the work they are doing for students in arts subjects including dance, drama, music, visual arts and media arts.
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Calendar of free activities
Schools can register to take part in a full program of free arts-related activities for students during Education Week, offered by some of Victoria’s leading arts organisations including the National Gallery of Victoria, Circus Oz and the Heide Museum of Modern Art.
To find out what activities are happening near you, see:
Calendar of Activities
Information and resources for schools
Education Week 2018 is a great opportunity for schools to open their doors to the community and showcase the great work they are doing in arts subjects.
For ideas on what to do at your school, see:
Education Planning Kit (pdf - 295.36kb)
Education Week planning kit (docx - 475.32kb)
Download and print the Education Week poster to display at your school or early childhood service: Education Week poster A4
Download the below tiles to share on your social media channels:
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Use the hashtag #edweekvic when posting about any Education Week activities you are running or attending.
Download the tile to place at the bottom of your email signiture: email block
Share your ideas and stories
Please share your Education Week activities, events and stories for inclusion in the Education Week Calendar of Activities or for promotion on the Department of Education and Training’s channels.
Send event and activity information or stories to:
The celebrating the arts theme aligns to the Education State target 'Learning for Life', which aims to improve learning outcomes for every child, in every classroom, in every community to give everyone the best chance to succeed in work, and in life.
For more information on the Education State targets, see:
Learning for Life
All enquiries can be directed to: