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School maintenance boost

Education Minister James Merlino has announced a $10.4 million funding package for much-needed maintenance to 230 Victorian schools. The funding will be used for a range of maintenance work such as plumbing, painting, resurfacing floors and replacing windows, as well as external landscaping works including pathways and lighting. See the Minister’s announcement Download a list

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Research: Public vs private

New research shows that public schools do just as well as private schools, after differences in socio-economic background of students are considered. A recent  study published by reseearchers at the University of New England found that, after taking account of the different socio-economic background of students, private schools are not associated with higher average student achievement in standardized literacy and

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Our achievements for 2020

2020 has been another busy year for Parents Victoria.  We wanted to bring you a snapshot of our achievements for the year. Major Events Parents Victoria (October) 2020 online conference – “Brave New World” November Careers Webinar in partnership with Myfuture (Education Services Australia). Who we worked with Department of Education Australian Council of State

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