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Victoria Minister for Education James Merlino

Grants Open For Education Week Activities

Victor P Taffa

Andrews Government is encouraging not-for-profits across Victoria to apply for grants to fund activities as part of this year’s Education Week celebrations.

Minister for Education James Merlino today opened the Education Week grants in the lead up to this year’s 75th annual Education Week, which will have ‘Celebrating Careers’ as its theme.

“Education Week 2019 celebrates the role of the school and the community in inspiring career aspirations for students.” Minister for Education James Merlino said.

“I encourage not-for-profits across Victoria to get involved and help celebrate this year’s important theme.”

Organisations that can incorporate careers, the future of work, student passion for their future job, potential workplaces and a unique career pathway, into a fun and informative activity for students are invited to apply.

Grants of up to $2,000 are available to assist eligible not-for-profit organisations to host free activities.

Potential activities could include:

  • Competitions,
  • Exhibitions,
  • Interactive workshops,
  • Online or digital education programs,
  • Open days,
  • Outreach programs,
  • Performances, presentations,
  • Tours.

Schools will also be hosting free activities showcasing the work they are doing to support students in making informed decisions about their career pathways.

Education Week will run from 19-25 May, 2019.


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