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Aug 22

VCOSS supports parts of the proposed new measures that promote a safe work and learning environment. However, it's crucial that


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Jun 16

Victoria is on an absolute winner with its new $9 billion early childhood package.


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May 6

The Budget delivers much to like in early childhood education, schools, training and skills.


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Apr 8

Free education. It's the promise of fairness on which our egalitarian ideals rest, right?


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Aug 5

VCOSS Submission to the Victorian Government’s Consultation for Senior Secondary Reform


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May 28

Some jobseekers will require targeted support to participate in the state’s economic recovery.


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Mar 31

VCOSS Submission to the inquiry into Adult literacy and its importance


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Jun 30

Culturally and linguistically diverse families should not have their access to a range of early learning restricted by financial barriers.


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Submission to The Education State


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May 6

Review of Vocational & Applied Learning in Senior Secondary Schooling


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Mar 22

Without a plan, closing schools will have potentially disastrous social consequences.


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Jan 24

High back-to-school costs are being driven by the underfunding of government schools


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Dec 22

BY TALISHA OHANESSIAN When most of us think public education we think free education. This idea, after all, is a cornerstone of a


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Dec 18

Submission to the inquiry into Auditor-General’s Report No. 253.


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Dec 6

“The real world doesn’t start after school; it’s happening now.”


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Sep 2

Poor quality jobs are perpetuating or compounding disadvantage. The market cannot be relied on to fix this, government must act


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Jun 12

We're helping train young job seekers for long and rewarding careers in Victoria’s booming community sector.


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May 23

All kids in Victoria should be able to get to school, wherever they live and whatever their families’ circumstances.


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Jan 29

VCOSS is urging the State Government to take significant steps to ease the financial burden for school families.


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Oct 15

The Australian government can create jobs through direct investment and leveraging its purchasing power.


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Oct 10

Adult community education supports people to re-engage with education and go on to find meaningful work.


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Jul 18

VCOSS blasts plan for more school expulsions in Victoria


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Jun 15

Educational attainment is one of best ways to help tackle disadvantage and break the cycle of poverty.


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May 28

Victorian teachers, students, principals, schools and community workers are launching a campaign to make inclusive education a top-tier election issue.


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Apr 23

Navigator pulls kids in closer when they’re struggling, instead of pushing them away.


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Jan 25

Think education in free in Victoria? Think again.


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Dec 15

Recognising the community sector as an employer can help young people understand and explore the wide range of career options


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Oct 31

People with disability have the right to be safe and receive high quality services. VCOSS believes that a robust registration


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VCOSS welcome the development of an inclusive education policy to support the learning and development of students with disability. Overall


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Aug 9

VCOSS welcomes this opportunity to comment on the Enhancing Victorian’s Economic Performance and Productivity Discussion Paper (the Discussion Paper) prepared


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