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Second Reading: Education and Training Reform Amendment (Victorian Academy of Teaching and Leadership) Bill 2021

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise to speak on behalf of the Greens to the Education and Training Reform Amendment (Victorian Academy of Teaching and Leadership) Bill 2021. This is a bill that will establish the Victorian Academy of Teaching and Leadership. Great teachers, quality teachers, are just so important to our...

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Second Reading: Education and Training Reform Amendment (Protection of School Communities) Bill 2021

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise to speak to the Education and Training Reform Amendment (Protection of School Communities) Bill 2021. This bill amends the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 in an effort to address the risks of occupational violence and aggression directed towards school staff from adult members of the school community,...

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Adjournment Matter: Prahran Arts and Education Precinct

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Training and Skills. The action I seek is for the government’s support in the development and the realisation of a Prahran arts and education precinct at the Prahran TAFE campus. The Prahran TAFE campus is an asset with incredible...

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Constituency Question: Support for Kinders

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): My constituency question is for the Minister for Early Childhood. Can the minister outline what actions the government will take to support quality not-for-profit kinders in the Prahran electorate that are facing significant financial shortfalls if they participate in the government’s free kinder scheme? The government’s free...

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Education and Training Reform Amendment (Miscellaneous) Bill 2020

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise to speak to the Education and Training Reform Amendment (Miscellaneous) Bill 2020, which is a bill that makes a number of amendments to the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 relating to the powers and functions of the Victorian Institute of Teaching. These include increasing the duties and...

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Education and Training Reform Amendment Bill 2020

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise to speak in support of the Education and Training Reform Amendment Bill 2020. As other speakers have outlined, this is a relatively small and simple bill that broadly makes two amendments that I will point out: it clarifies that the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority has the...

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Victoria continues to fall short when it comes to public school funding

MEDIA RELEASE A comparison of state and federal funding agreements has exposed the Andrews Labor Government’s woeful rate of public school funding.   Victoria currently spends less on public schools than any other state or territory in Australia, and with its current agreement, will be the last state to reach...

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Second Reading: Education and Training Reform Amendment (Regulation of Student Accommodation) Bill 2020

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise on behalf of the Victorian Greens to speak to the Education and Training Reform Amendment (Regulation of Student Accommodation) Bill 2020. This bill is bringing school boarding premises under the remit of the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA), ensuring that boarding schools must comply with...

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Adjournment Matter Student Resources

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Education, and the action I seek is for the minister to allow every Victorian school student who has received a laptop or tablet from the state government to learn from home to keep them. I commend the government for providing...

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Student access to laptops and devices at home shouldn’t be temporary

The laptops and devices being loaned to Victorian students by the state government during the COVID-19 crisis should continue to remain available after the crisis is over. Over 50,000 laptops and tablets have been provided to students by the education department so far, allowing them to access the internet and...

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