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Horsham St Brigid’s College duo set for maths camp

St Brigid’s College Horsham students Nadya Nugraha and Daniel Del Castillo will be among 24 Victorian students taking part in a mathematics camp in Melbourne. The pair will be able to gain insight into a career in the STEM industry, alongside other year-10 regional and rural students at The Mathematical Association of Victoria’s Mathematics Camp. […]

Mallee candidates put under the spotlight

Young people of the Mallee are after more from their politicians this election, and some candidates want to deliver.

Campaign to encourage Wimmera education volunteering

Wimmera Southern Mallee Local Learning and Employment Network project officer Vanessa O’Loughlin believes there is no coincidence that Education Week overlapped with National Volunteer Week this year. “We’ve heard it before – ‘it takes a village to raise a child’. Community, individual and corporate volunteering in schools has a direct impact on youth engagement, learning […]

Money for Western Victoria schools

Public schools across Western Victoria will be the subject of maintenance works as part of a State Government program. Labor Member for Western Victoria Jaala Pulford announced a series of ‘small’ maintenance grants for 12 schools as part of a 2019-20 planned maintenance program. Ms Pulford said the Victorian School Building Authority would start working […]

Horsham West Primary School students battle bullying

Hanna Poswiat and Katie Pohlner have helped carry an important message of anti-bullying through their school community. The pair organised Horsham West Primary School students to wear blue on Friday last week for Do It For Dolly Day, raising awareness about bullying and its effects. They helped raise $590 for Dolly’s Dream, a charity set […]

Positive learning at Ararat College

Ararat College leaders have spoken of their passion in creating a positive learning environment for all of the school’s students. Acting principal Ellie McDougall emphasised the word ‘all’, explaining how the school was dedicated to ensuring there was a climate conducive to personal growth, respect and high aspirations. “We expect students to aim high, emphasising […]

Milestone for growing Holy Trinity Lutheran College community

This year marks an important milestone in the history of Holy Trinity Lutheran College – it is its first year as a foundation to year 12 college. Principal Daniel Weller said as Horsham’s only independent foundation to year 12 school, it provides quality Christian education for its students by fostering a culture of ‘curious thinkers […]

Focus on performing arts at careers expo

A Western Victorian Careers Expo next month will highlight opportunities for education and employment in the performing and creative arts industries. The ever-expanding expo, at Longerenong on June 25, will include a dedicated ‘Arts Pavilion’ this year. Expo chairman Andrew Vague said student demand for information about education and career pathways in performing and creative […]

Dan Tehan makes education commitment

Enhancing regional education is part of a broad Coalition plan to ‘continue to back’ regional Australia if it wins Saturday’s Federal Election. Member for Wannon and Federal Education Minister Dan Tehan said the Coalition was committed to building a stronger economy in the regions and supporting regional development. He said a Liberal-National government would invest […]

Dimboola Memorial Secondary College: the ‘school on the hill’

Dimboola Memorial Secondary College is a small school that, to use a cliché, punches above its weight. That’s how college principal Anne Gawith sums up the Wimmera school. “On many occasions, prospective families ask us to identify what makes our school great, and often we find it hard to single out any one element that […]


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