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Former Mowbray College director tells of ‘recouping’ confidence

A FORMER director of Mowbray College has appeared in the Supreme Court over his role in running the school before it collapsed last year.The...

Keilor Primary School pupils run for their money

SOME impressive walking, running and fund-raising has helped Keilor Primary School pupils come out winners in more ways than one. The school will buy laptops...

On course for jobs

A FOUR-week short course to help western suburbs jobseekers gain entry level positions will start on June 11. The joint Victoria University and Victoria Police project...

Putting the boots into opera

PUPILS from St Albans Heights Primary School enjoyed going behind the scenes of the Victorian Opera’s production of Puss in Boots last week.Catherine, 11 (pictured), and her...

Sunny side up for eager students 

STATE Education Minister Martin Dixon (centre) has launched a program in Braybrook to open new learning pathways for disadvantaged young people.Melbourne Academy’s Print Side...

Universities ‘duped’ by spending cuts

VICTORIA University could lose more than $4 million a year under the federal government's plan to cut university funding to boost money for schools.The...

Extra teachers, practice lighten the learning load at Sunshine North Primary

TEACHERS at Sunshine North Primary School are leading the way for learning in the west, with National Assessment Program Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) results...

Sunshine Heights Primary School’s lessons of the past

SUNSHINE Heights Primary School pupils Tina and Wenhao, both 11, have received a historic photo collection from long-time Sunshine resident Len Stevens and son...

St Albans college tackling harsh realities of a virtual world

A BRIMBANK secondary college is leading the battle against cyber bullying.Students, staff and parents at St Albans Secondary College were involved in a series...

TAFE’s new funds ‘won’t undo the damage’

NEW funding to support "innovation and structural reform" in the TAFE system is too little too late for Victoria University, according to critics.The Australian...

Mowbray’ second shot at life

TEACHERS at a new Melton school will soon dust off the shelves to educate a new generation of students at the former Mowbray College...

Some Rhodes lead to Oxford

A COMMUNITY-minded Western Clinical School graduate is bound for Oxford University in the UK after being awarded a Rhodes scholarship.Dr Jenny Tran, who graduated...

Teachers vow to fight on

MORE than 1800 north-west teachers have vowed to continue lobbying for better working conditions and pay. A rally outside Western Metropolitan Liberal MP Andrew Elsbury's...

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