At Melton Secondary College, perched on the fringe of Melbourne’s north-western sprawl, teachers are forced to roster class heating and cooling.
Hayley Dureau never planned on becoming a teacher. At high school, she wanted to be a doctor.
Supersized schools are being proposed to cater for booming student numbers, with soaring enrolments prompting one school to truck in almost 50 portables and run five staggered lunchtimes.
New data from The Good Schools Guide regarding Year 7 enrolments has revealed the top growth areas in metropolitan Melbourne over the last 10 years.
Young families in their thousands are flocking to a handful of suburbs in Melbourne, leading to an explosion in the under-18 population in some neighbourhoods.
Melbourne’s outer suburbs are facing a high school crush with an “alarming” shortage of secondary schools.
Melbourne’s outer suburbs are facing an alarming high school shortage according to new research from Good Education Media.