Premier commits to delivering super school funding
A visit from Spring Street would not be complete for any politician without a conversation about Shepparton’s controversial new super school.
THE Victorian Government is inspiring the next generation of youngsters to get on their bikes, skateboards and scooters by extending the popular Ride2School program for the next two years.
The sweet smell of dough wafted through the walls of GOTAFE’s Shepparton campus yesterday as bread makers went head to head perfecting their buns.The bread makers were taking part in the Regional World Skills challenge, a competition that tests the skills of apprentices, trainees and students across Australia in a range of different job fields.Bakers from across Victoria participated in the gruelling challenge in a bid to win a place in the national competition. Buns, cob loaves, and baguettes were kneaded, raised and cooked to impress the judges. GOTAFE World Skills co-ordinator Callum Ross said the competition had partnered with GOTAFE for several years. “We are very keen to be involved with World Skills as it promotes regional students, regional apprentices and regional businesses,” Mr Ross said. GOTAFE will host a variety of World Skill challenges throughout September and October including hairdressing and plumbing. Regional winners will qualify for a place in the national challenge in an attempt to make it to the international competition later next year. Although GOTAFE hosts the competition, anyone has the ability to participate in the events.
Member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed has welcomed the Victorian Government’s $3million injection into Greater Shepparton state schools.
Education expert John Hattie will visit Shepparton next week to talk about strategies to improve student engagement and education outcomes.
Victorian Nationals deputy leader Steph Ryan does not believe her party left a community phone poll too late to make an impact on the Shepparton Education Plan.
It should not come as any surprise where three of the Northern Victoria Region upper house state members stand on the Shepparton Education Plan. However, Greater Shepparton is represented by five members. As Mark Gepp and Jaclyn Symes are Labor members, it is easy to assume they are in favour of the plan, where as Liberal member Wendy Lovell not so much. But what about Derryn Hinch’s Justice Party member Tania Maxwell and Liberal Democrats member Tim Quilty? The News asked both members the following questions: 1. What is your stance on the Shepparton Education Plan and the government’s plans to merge four school’s into one? 2. Are you aware of the concerns voiced by many parents? 3. Do you have your own views on how to improve education in Shepparton? 4. Have you visited Shepparton to speak with locals about the plan? If not, will you in the short term? Tim Quilty, Liberal Democrats1. ‘‘We think it is a mistake — and now the government don’t want to admit they have made a mistake,’’ Mr Quilty said.
Tallygaroopna Primary School students starred in the comical show Rock Bottom yesterday afternoon at the Soldiers Memorial Hall.
Shepparton’s Bourchier Street Primary School students will be welcoming their parents, friends and grandparents to the 21st century on Wednesday night.
Mindfulness and positive mental health were the topics of discussion at Goulburn Valley Grammar School last week.
The school leaders at Tallygaroopna Primary School have put their leadership skills into practice for the less fortunate.
With the 80th anniversary of Nazi Germany’s invasion of Poland next month, Goulburn Valley Grammar School students were recently reminded of one of the darkest periods in human history.
TONGALA is out to prove itself as one of the most creative towns in the region, and St Partrick’s Primary School is leading the charge with an artist in residence program kicking off this term.
The biggest ever reform of early childhood education is just around the corner with parents signing their children up for three-year-old kinder.
The children at Gowrie St Primary School and members of the community have celebrated the school’s second Dream Big Day of the year.
A man was located with life-threatening injuries on the Murray Valley Highway in Cohuna. It is believed the incident happened about 6am but the man was unable to be revived and died at the scene. More to come
Homicide Squad detectives have charged an Echuca man with murder following the death of another man in Daltons Bridge near Cohuna yesterday. A 29-year-old Daltons Bridge man was located with life threatening injuries at an address on Easton Rd...
Emergency services are responding to a major collision on the Goulburn Valley Hwy near Gillespies Rd. The highway is closed in both directions and is under Victoria Police control. It will re-open when it is safe to do so. Drivers have been asked to...