Stories from the Education State

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We’re making Victoria the Education State by building an education system that produces excellence and reduces the impact of disadvantage. Discover the latest stories or learn more about the Education State

Educating and supporting refugee students and families

The Refugee Education Support Program (RESP) helps schools and teachers better meet the needs of refugee students and their families.

Bring arts into school with a Creative Learning Partnership

Creative Victoria’s Creative Learning Partnerships (CLP) 2019 program will open for applications on Monday, 2 July 2018.

Introducing young kids to the magic of reading

When introducing young children to the joy of reading, author and father Adrian Beck spreads the magic of books both at home and at work.

Funding the early years a good investment

A new report confirms that investing in high quality early childhood education is an investment in our children’s future health and prosperity.

​Nominations open for education awards

Nominations are now open for a number of upcoming education awards.

Leading literacy for Bass Valley’s little ones

Bass Valley Primary School’s principal and teachers running Bass Valley Primary School’s own early years literacy program are achieving real results.

TAFE took Sarah to the right career

Sarah Barnes has a fulfilling career helping injured patients get back on their feet, and she got there thanks to TAFE.

Celebrating the best in applied learning

The recent Victorian Certificate for Applied Learning (VCAL) Achievement Awards recognised the hard work of students, teachers and community organisations.

VTA finalist Linda thrives in the horticulture industry

A career change from the office to the garden opened up plenty of professional opportunities for TAFE graduate Linda Day.

TAFE takes Robyn back to work

TAFE helped Robyn, a mum of four, re-enter the workforce to pursue a career in mental health.

TAFE took Sarah to her dream hospital job

For Allied Health Assistant Sarah Borland, working in a hospital has been a lifelong dream - and it became a reality through TAFE.

Oly’s confident career change through TAFE

Mental health worker Oly says TAFE changed his life for the better.

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