Tag: school shortage

15
Nov

Victorian secondary schools face population squeeze as baby-boom generation comes of age

At Melton Secondary College, perched on the fringe of Melbourne’s north-western sprawl, teachers are forced to roster class heating and cooling.

12
Nov

Victoria faces teacher shortage as student numbers surge

Hayley Dureau never planned on becoming a teacher. At high school, she wanted to be a doctor.

26
May

Experts call for bigger schools, better planning in Victoria’s education squeeze

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.

17
Jan

Is deciding on a high school becoming more daunting?

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.

23
Sep

It’s a baby boom: Melbourne suburbs attracting thousands of new families

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.

11
Feb

Melbourne’s outer suburbs face alarming shortage of secondary schools

Melbourne’s outer suburbs are facing a high school crush with an “alarming” shortage of secondary schools.

11
Feb

Shortage of high schools for a growing student population

Melbourne’s outer suburbs are facing an alarming high school shortage according to new research from Good Education Media.