Opinion

Asia exchange so rewarding

By Lucy Asquith. Consecutive Australian governments have encouraged the teaching, enrolment and learning of Asian languages.. With a growing international economy, and being our closest neighbours, a strong relationship between Australia and Asia is

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Lucy Asquith
May 17 2018
Education

New lease of life for kinder

Save the Children Kindergarten in Mooroopna has celebrated the reopening of its newly refurbished building.. The $570000 refurbishment was funded by the Victorian Government and Save the Children.. Save the Children’s northern Victori

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Shepparton News
May 17 2018
Opinion

Focus on school, and uni later

By Suzie McPherson. If you’re doing VCE, then you’re most likely considering university as an option for when you finish school.. University can be a great way to decide on what you want to do in your career, meet new people and discover

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Shepparton News
May 17 2018
Education

Students perform at kinder

The sound of ukuleles and children singing filled Wyndham Early Learning as students from Zeerust Primary School put on a show.. Yesterday morning, the whole school hopped on the bus for a concert performance at the childcare centre.. The

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Ashlea Witosl...
May 17 2018
Education

Building healthier...

The road to health is set to be more accessible for local classrooms, thanks to a program placing doctors in schools.. Students at McGuire College in Shepparton will now have access to a general practitioner, via the Victorian Government’s

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Madeleine Cac...
May 17 2018
Education

Numbers dwindling

Six minutes’ drive from Tatura and 25 minutes from Shepparton is Harston Primary School.. Surrounded by bushland and farming properties, principal Owen Holleran loves the environment of his school.. But, as much he and his 16 students love

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Ashlea Witosl...
May 16 2018
Education

Future ahead

At Dookie Primary School an opposite trend has developed, with student enrolments doubling in the past four years.. ‘‘We have a number of small schools around us, but parents are bypassing them to come to us,’’ Dookie Primary

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Ashlea Witosl...
May 16 2018
Education

Creating own community

Head 10 minutes’ drive north of Shepparton and you will find another small school facing big changes.. Peter Farrell has been the principal at Zeerust Primary School for 16 years and has just 14 students enrolled.. ‘‘Most of our

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Ashlea Witosl...
May 16 2018
Education

Small schools’ cost will be issue

According to curriculum expert David Zyngier the cost of running small schools in the Goulburn Valley could present economic hardship in the future.. ‘‘There is a large number of very small primary schools with fewer than 15 students

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Ashlea Witosl...
May 16 2018
Education

Testing time for schools

NAPLAN tests began yesterday for years 3, 5, 7 and 9 students across Australia.. Testing skills in numeracy, reading, writing, spelling, grammar and punctuation, NAPLAN is run by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority as a way

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Ashlea Witosl...
May 16 2018
Education

Class of ace...

Shepparton’s multicultural students could strive to become the next Don Bradman after receiving a donation of cricket equipment this week.. Shepparton English Language Centre students were presented with plastic bats, balls, stumps, batting

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Tara Whitsed
May 15 2018
Education

Every child is a star...

National Family Day Care Week has been celebrated across Australia this week to recognise the important role family day care educators and services play in the development and wellbeing of more than 206000 children across Australia.. Kanga Kids

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Madeleine Cac...
May 11 2018
Opinion

My experience of...

By Natasha Schiemann. Hi, I’m Tash and I am in Year 10, studying for my VCAL. I recently moved to Shepparton from Wallan.. At my old school, I struggled doing algebra but here at Verney Road School, I have gained confidence with my learning

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Shepparton News
May 10 2018
Opinion

Hobby helps to relax and beat stress

By Jarrod Pretty. For this article I would love to share with you my hobbies.. First of all, I seriously love to watch any form of martial arts, they’re so strong and powerful and the way they move is insane but I really like Muay Thai

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Shepparton News
May 10 2018
Education

Super school challenge

Shepparton High School being named as the site of the new super-school has raised many questions in the community from teachers, parents and students alike.. The Victorian Government has so far pledged $20.5million towards Stage 1 of the plan which

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Hayden Thomson
May 10 2018
Opinion

Procrastination can be a problem

By Jessica Fenby. I want to say before I get into this, that I am not always productive, and that I procrastinate.... For example, I may have written this piece on the day that I had to turn it in. But my procrastination isn’t always because I

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Shepparton News
May 10 2018
Education

Embracing maths with...

The world of mathematics was brought to Shepparton East Primary School this week.. The School applied for an embracing maths grant through The CASS (Contributing to Australian Scholarship and Science) Foundation last year to improve the engagement

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Madeleine Cac...
May 10 2018
Education

On a voyage of...

Goulburn Valley University of the Third Age members enjoyed a day of learning yesterday at a directions, development and discoveries workshop.. The group was visited by U3A members from across Victoria, including Melbourne, Hobsons Bay and Wallan

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Madeleine Cac...
May 08 2018
Education

Indigenous health focus

Local indigenous health is set to expand with two masters graduates using their new skills in the community.. Shepparton’s Chana Orloff and Shannon Drake recently graduated with a Masters in Public Health from Melbourne University’s

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Tara Whitsed
May 07 2018
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