Public Education in the State of Victoria
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'Dodgy' vocational training practices to be targeted by government crackdown

'Dodgy' vocational training practices to be targeted by government crackdown | Public Education in the State of Victoria | Scoop.it
The Guardian | 12 March 2015 ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… With ongoing revelations of systematic rorting of public funding of vocational education and training, the Commonwealth go...
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Christine Milne blasts budget and vows to block key parts of Coalition agenda

Christine Milne blasts budget and vows to block key parts of Coalition agenda | Public Education in the State of Victoria | Scoop.it
Greens will block the Medicare co-payment, Newstart changes for young people and the deregulation of university fees (Christine Milne blasts budget and vows to block key parts of Coalition agenda http://t.co/3hBuDX3cIy)...
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Put Education 1st

Put Education 1st | Public Education in the State of Victoria | Scoop.it
Every child deserves every chance. That's why I'm joining the fight to #PutEducation1st
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Refusing to say it’s Gonski

Refusing to say it’s Gonski | Public Education in the State of Victoria | Scoop.it
THE Australian Education Union is fighting to keep the Gonski flame alive with a national road trip.
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A totally biased view? Why funding private schools is a smart idea

A totally biased view? Why funding private schools is a smart idea | Public Education in the State of Victoria | Scoop.it
There's plenty of evidence to show private schools are not a drain on the public purse.
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Last month, the federal government announced a review of the just-completed national curriculum, with a view to correcting what it sees as a skew to the left. **Rachel Power**, a journalist with th...

Last month, the federal government announced a review of the just-completed national curriculum, with a view to correcting what it sees as a skew to the left. **Rachel Power**, a journalist with th... | Public Education in the State of Victoria | Scoop.it
Last month, the federal government announced a review of the just-completed national curriculum, with a view to correcting what it sees as a skew to the left. **Rachel Power**, a journalist with the Australian Education Union, gives her view on what the review will mean - and why she believes its focus on values is a diversion from Australia's real education problem: equity.
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Did public school kids ever have a chance? - The Drum (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Did public school kids ever have a chance? - The Drum (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Public Education in the State of Victoria | Scoop.it
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Sky News: Victoria's 'no' to schools deal rankles

Sky News: Victoria's 'no' to schools deal rankles | Public Education in the State of Victoria | Scoop.it
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Gillard ups the ante on schools

Gillard ups the ante on schools | Public Education in the State of Victoria | Scoop.it
EXCLUSIVE Victoria is expected to receive a quarter of the additional $6.5 billion a year to be spent on schools under the Gillard government's funding reforms - four times what the Baillieu government is offering in its alternative plan.
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Greens threat to Gonski package - The Age

Greens threat to Gonski package - The Age | Public Education in the State of Victoria | Scoop.it
The Age
Greens threat to Gonski package
The Age
That has angered the AEU, which says rolling the current formula on will cause public schools to slip further behind.
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School building on verge of failure: watchdog

School building on verge of failure: watchdog | Public Education in the State of Victoria | Scoop.it
Almost one-third of Victoria's government schools have at least one building that is seriously deteriorated, or on the verge of failure, according to a report by the state's financial watchdog.
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'Dodgy' vocational training practices to be targeted by government crackdown

'Dodgy' vocational training practices to be targeted by government crackdown | Public Education in the State of Victoria | Scoop.it
The Guardian | 12 March 2015 ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… With ongoing revelations of systematic rorting of public funding of vocational education and training, the Commonwealth go...
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Southeast parents urged to have a say over public education

Southeast parents urged to have a say over public education | Public Education in the State of Victoria | Scoop.it
Parents in Melbourne’s southeast suburbs will have a chance to share their views on public education next week.
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Ken Boston - YouTube

Gonski Review expert panel member Ken Boston delivers a powerful speech on the fundamental importance of Gonski for Australian children and what is at stake ...
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Pyne gets an MP to talk up school switch

Pyne gets an MP to talk up school switch | Public Education in the State of Victoria | Scoop.it
CANBERRA, Feb 4 - Education Minister Christopher Pyne has found his first ambassador for independent public schools: the MP who helped announce the policy 24 hours earlier. Federal Victorian MP Mic...
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Michael Sukkar MP declared Australia’s first Independent Public Schools Ambassador | Michael Sukkar MP

Michael Sukkar MP declared Australia’s first Independent Public Schools Ambassador | Michael Sukkar MP | Public Education in the State of Victoria | Scoop.it
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School funding hold-outs will pass up $27bn

School funding hold-outs will pass up $27bn | Public Education in the State of Victoria | Scoop.it
THE states holding out against school funding reforms -- Queensland, Victoria and Western Australia -- are set to walk away from about $27 billion in extra investment from the federal government over the next six years.
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Coalition schools policy beyond 2014

Tony Abbott and Christopher Pyne are trying to assure principals that schools won’t face massive cuts under a Coalition government.
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Tony Abbott abandons plan to dump Gonski, for now

Tony Abbott abandons plan to dump Gonski, for now | Public Education in the State of Victoria | Scoop.it
THE federal Coalition has conceded that Labor's new school funding model is locked in for next year and backed away from its public commitment to repeal the legislation and reinstate existing arrangements.
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Getting the most out of school with Gonski

Getting the most out of school with Gonski | Public Education in the State of Victoria | Scoop.it
Help us convince the politicians to commit the extra funding and make Gonski law in 2013.
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2000 school buildings unsafe: report

2000 school buildings unsafe: report | Public Education in the State of Victoria | Scoop.it
Almost one-third of Victoria's government schools have at least one building that is seriously deteriorated, or on the verge of failure, according to a report by the state's financial watchdog.
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Funding to improve Victoria's worst school buildings

Funding to improve Victoria's worst school buildings | Public Education in the State of Victoria | Scoop.it
OF Victoria's 790 government schools at least one building assessed by a maintenance audit is below appropriate standards for 21st century curriculum. The Victorian Government has allocated $51.5 m...
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