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"VCE students will begin their exams in early November and have results by the end of the year, the state government has announced."

This article from the Age reoprts on Education Minister James Merlino's announcement today of the arrangements for VCE exams and results.

Read the Age article



PV Executive Officer Gail McHardy is quoted in this article in today's Age, focusing on the return to face-to-face schooling in Victoria. 

Gail said some parents might keep their children home until term three.

"The most important message for parents is to communicate with your school about what this means for you," she said.

Read the full article in the Age 

PV referred this dad and his son to Seven News to give their reaction to the return to face-to-face schooling. 

One of many family stories as we negotiate these difficult times!

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Premier Dan Andrews announced this morning that "On 25 May, there will be a pupil-free day, and on 26 May classes will resume for Prep, Grade 1, Grade 2, Year 11 and Year 12 students.

"From 9 June, Years 3-10 will join the rest of their schoolmates, and will have a full complement of students across government schools, back by 9 June."

For more details, see the Premier's media release.

If you have specific questions regarding your child/ren communicate with your school directly.

If you have further questions for the Department of Education about the transition back, please email our office - thank you everyone for your efforts to date.

PV media comment

PV Executive Officer Gail McHardy was interviewed on City Journal Midday News Update (RMIT journalism student program) about the return to school.

Listen to the interview (Gail's comments at 2 mins 13 secs)


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