Tag: Victoria

27
Feb

Cost of schooling just one part of the equation

When the 2019 Planning for Education Index was released in January, there was a flurry of media coverage across the country. The report detailed the estimated cost for educating a child born in 2019, with the intention of preparing parents not only for the projected expense of tuition but all the other ‘little’ things that hit the wallet, such as

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30
Jan

Estimated total cost of a government, Catholic and independent education revealed

The huge cost of sending your child through 13 years of school has been revealed, with a surprising city as the most expensive.

15
Nov

Victorian secondary schools face population squeeze as baby-boom generation comes of age

At Melton Secondary College, perched on the fringe of Melbourne’s north-western sprawl, teachers are forced to roster class heating and cooling.

12
Nov

Victoria faces teacher shortage as student numbers surge

Hayley Dureau never planned on becoming a teacher. At high school, she wanted to be a doctor.

24
Sep

How Victorian universities fare for graduate employment and salaries

Graduates of some of Victoria’s top-rated universities have among the lowest rates of employment and starting pay.

17
Sep

There’s more to schools than academic results

Parents generally want their kids to flourish in the classroom, so it’s little surprise that evidence of academic performance is at the top of wish lists when it comes to choosing a school.

11
Sep

St Albans is top of the class

St Albans Secondary College is the best performing Brimbank school based on VCE results, according to Good Education Group.

3
Sep

Victoria’s top secondary schools announced

Good Education Group, Australia’s largest provider of independent education data, has launched the latest edition of The Good Schools Guide, revealing the best performing schools in Victoria based on VCE study scores*.

26
May

Experts call for bigger schools, better planning in Victoria’s education squeeze

Supersized schools are being proposed to cater for booming student numbers, with soaring enrolments prompting one school to truck in almost 50 portables and run five staggered lunchtimes.

1
Feb

School squeeze

Melbourne’s skyrocketing population is putting enormous pressure of the state’s education system.