Passions and Pathways shows Bendigo children their career potentialSchool and community partnerships are setting the path to future work and opening a world of possibility. The Conversation's Curious Kids comes to the classroomFour Victorian primary schools recently had the opportunity to participate in live Curious Kids workshops with academic experts, led by The Conversation editor Sunanda Creagh.Students create modern solutions at Top Designs Fashion, graphic design, short films and electronic devices created by 2018 VCE students are on display at the Melbourne Museum as part of Top Designs.Specialist students’ skills on show in MelbourneCroxton Specialist School students showed their gardening talents to the world as part of the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show. Books for kids of all abilities Braille books are giving kids like Robert the opportunity to read and participate in school.Voice for Change puts students in the spotlightWith the help of professional mentors, secondary school students wrote, produced and performed their own single. Learning about cultural diversity through the Premiers’ Reading ChallengeKilberry Valley Primary School students say reading culturally diverse books helps them learn about each other.Award-winning material: Melbourne Girls’ College Melbourne Girls’ College’s Operational Integrity Team transformed their school community and won a Victorian Education Excellence Award for their efforts.Young mum’s free TAFE course is a pathway to nursing career20-year-old Michaela says that being able to study her TAFE Nursing course for free has ‘made my life so much easier’. Footy stars have your back when it comes to racist bullyingAFL players have come together to send an important message about racist bullying at school.Announcement: Secretary of the Department of Education and TrainingJenny Atta has been appointed Secretary of the Department of Education and Training.Students show research and presentation skills at Top TalksThe VCE Season of Excellence began with Top Talks, a showcase of research studies by 2018 VCE Extended Investigation students. School students meet National Rugby League Indigenous and Maori All Stars School students recently participated in rugby league skills sessions with professional Aboriginal and Maori NRL players.Wodonga and Hume schools stand up against bullyingStudents are learning powerful messages about bullying through school-wide bullying prevention activities. Women lead Tech School designFemale designers have created Banyule Nillumbik Tech School’s unique and innovative building design with girls in STEM at the forefront.Victorian Training Award grows Chris's gardening careerChris Henbery is not afraid of change – and having taken on a new country and a new career, he is now reaping the seeds of success.Nine in 2019: New schools are now openFrom Pakenham to Point Cook, Ashley Park to Aitken Hill, nine new schools opened for the 2019 school year. Tech School celebrates women in STEMToday is the UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science, addressing gender inequality in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) industries. 2019 Prep bags are ready to goGovernment school children will receive a library bag of goodies in the first week of Term 1, including free books. 10 ways to prepare for Year 12 like a champMake your last year of school count and feel great with our Top 10 tips. See full list of stories Victorians shine at national training awards Victoria’s top trainees and training providers have taken out national titles at last night’s Australian Training Awards. 2016 Caulfield South drummers march on for Remembrance Day Caulfield Primary School Drum Corps marched proudly towards state Remembrance Day service.