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Werribee Secondary College students bake for babies

Patients of Werribee Mercy Hospital’s mother-baby service will benefit from the generosity of the Werribee Secondary College community.  Year-12 students held a bake sale to...

World of opportunity for Hoppers Crossing students

When the school bell rings, students at Hoppers Crossing Secondary College rush to enjoy the afternoon sun. But a group of its students have...

Tim Pallas books in to meet students

TARNEIT MP Tim Pallas heard about Baden Powell College students’ quest to collect books for Cambodian children during a stint as the school’s principal...

Name change for Springs school

A WYNDHAM councillor will have to change the name of a school in Caroline Springs following a County Court hearing. Intaj Khan is opening a...

TAFE plan has‘failed miserably’

SAVAGE state government cuts to TAFE funding have forced steep drops in enrolments, new figures reveal.The Education Department’s 2013 Victorian Training Market Quarterly Report...

Who to trust? Principal’s dilemma

A WYNDHAM principal is urging the state and federal governments to come clean about the formulas they are using to calculate future funding under...

Reprieve for Glen Devon Primary School site

THE site of the former Glen Devon Primary School has been left out of a pilot project that will allow nine disused schools across...

Werribee campus staff to walk out 

STAFF at Melbourne University’s Werribee campus will stage stopwork meetings today to campaign for improvements in job security and career development. National Tertiary Education...

Government schools need state support, says principal

- See: Sign up for Gonski or lose millions: PMPRINCIPAL Michael Fawcett says Tarneit Senior College is a textbook example of the need for...

Sign up for Gonski or lose millions: PM

SCHOOLS in Wyndham need “more funding not less”, says Prime Minister Julia Gillard as she increases pressure on Victoria to sign up for the...

Wyndham schools first to test-drive NBN

STUDENTS will be among the first Wyndham residents to benefit from the high-speed National Broadband Network as technicians prepare to install cabling to 2700...

More makeshift classrooms in Tarneit

TWO Tarneit schools will be forced to turn to portable classrooms next year after missing out on funding for stage two works in last...

State budget: Wyndham to get two new schools

TWO new schools will be built in Wyndham following a surprise state budget allocation.Premier Denis Napthine announced on Monday that next week's budget would...

Gonski reforms a ‘negative impact’

SAVAGE cuts to Victoria University will heavily affect disadvantaged students, according to VU supporters.The Weekly has reported VU could lose up to $4.4 million...

High hopes for higher learning in Wyndham

MORE higher education options will be available in Wyndham as Ballarat University prepares to launch a locally based bachelor degree and Deakin University considers...

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Little River united again

The state government has announced Little River residents will be reunited under the same set of pandemic restrictions, instead of being divided between metropolitan...