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.Prep starts school with a new friendAt Footscray West Primary School, Molly is about to start her first year of Prep at ‘big school’ and Grade 5 student Clara is here to help.English language school graduates start their first day of secondary schoolThree siblings from overseas are starting their first year in a mainstream Melbourne school.Getting ready for high school'Relax and let go' is our advice to parents of students beginning high school in 2019.You’re the (student) voice: Clifton Springs Primary SchoolClifton Springs Primary School’s dedication to empowering student voice has led to change and a win at the VicSRC Awards.STEM program delivers sustainability and creativityYear 7 students at Canterbury Girls’ Secondary College participated in an innovative new STEM program on sustainable design.Learning through gaming: Minecraft Education Edition at schoolVideo games have always been hugely popular with kids, and these teachers are using Minecraft to teach them valuable learning and social skills. Prepping for prepThe start of school is just around the corner and it’s an exciting time for all children at Princes Hill Kindergarten. Bringing Koorie stories to life at St Georges Road Primary SchoolEarlier 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 studentsAutistic school students shared their experiences at an International Day of People with Disabilities panel discussion with State government staff and educational professionals.Summer heat warning: Never leave kids in cars Australia is about to have a hotter summer than usual, so now it’s important as ever to remember: never leave your kids in the car.Berwick Lodge Primary School wins gardens awardBerwick 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 pastOver 200 building and construction students at Chisholm Institute had the rare opportunity to work on restoring a heritage-listed shelter at Clayton railway station.Victorian Training Award (VTA) is Rory’s gift that keeps on giving Rory Smeaton’s VTA’s Koorie Student of the Year win in 2010 set off a whirlwind career trajectory that today continues to propel him forward.School project opens up a world of learning for Moreland Primary SchoolStudents at Moreland Primary School are engaging in projects that include civics, geography, politics, economics, digital media, music and creative writing. 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.