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First wave of students back in Vic classrooms

Schools across Victoria welcomed back around 400,000 students as part of a staged return to classroom teaching on 26 May.

Minister for Education James Merlino congratulated principals, teachers, school staff, students and families for their efforts to make remote learning work, and announced a summit to discuss lessons learnt and investigate what improvements can be made to the education system as a result of the remote learning experience. Read more

Vic Govt outlines VCE plan

Victorian Certificate of Education examinations will start in early November and results will be available by the end of the year, the Victorian Government has announced, giving certainty to thousands of students whose studies have been interrupted by coronavirus. Read more