VCE written exams get underway in Victoria

This year’s VCE written exams have officially kicked off, with 42,626 students across the state sitting the English exam and another 3,520 sitting English as an Additional Language exam this morning. Minister for Education James Merlino wished all students sitting exams this year the best of luck and congratulated themRead More →

James Merlino Victorian Students top Naplan

Despite the challenges of the pandemic, students in the Education State are excelling – with Victorian kids recording the nation’s highest NAPLAN results and huge improvements on previous years. Since 2015, the Andrews Labor Government has invested more than $22.2 billion in our Education State reforms, giving every Victorian childRead More →

VCE and VCAL to be VTE...?

Victorians are being encouraged to have their say on the Andrews Labor Government’s major reforms of school-based vocational education and senior secondary education. The reforms will see the integration of the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) into the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE). This will give Victorian students high-quality, practicalRead More →

Lockdown extended Acting Premier James Merlino

As was anticipated all along, the lockdown in Victoria has been extended by seven days. Victoria’s total number of active cases grew to 67 when the state recorded new 6 cases in the past 24 hours. Not surprisingly, Acting Premier James Merlino made the announcement that Victoria’s circuit-breaker lockdown willRead More →

Not out of control - No Lockdown?

Next 48 hours crucial in Victoria The state seems to be inching towards a snap lockdown similar to the one on Valentine’s Day. Although all 13 cases in Victoria have been traced back to the South Australian Hotel Quarantine infection, there is the “missing mystery link” which is still eludingRead More →