Posted on 27. Apr, 2016 in Clayton Update

Students at Cheltenham Secondary College will enjoy more modern buildings, as the Andrews Labor Government continues to make Victoria the Education State.

The Member for Clarinda Hong Lim MP today announced $6.3 million from the 2016/17 Victorian Budget will go  towards an upgrade to the school’s ageing facilities, ensuring students have the modern spaces they need to learn

The funding will go towards modernisation and upgrade works for school buildings, including a library and senior student centre.

It’s the latest step in making Victoria the Education State, where every student gets the chance to fulfil their potential and can access a school with great facilities.

Building, fixing, upgrading, and modernising Victoria’s schools gives our students and teachers the learning environment they need to achieve their best.

Throughout the state, hundreds of new school infrastructure projects are underway, just like the one about to start at Cheltenham Secondary College.

Quotes attributable to Minister for Education James Merlino

“Better facilities will mean better outcomes for students at Cheltenham Secondary College.”

“We’re making Victoria the Education State, where every child has access to a great education and can achieve their potential.”

Quotes attributable to Member for Clarinda Hong Lim MP

“I know Cheltenham Secondary College is doing great work – and this funding will help it become even better.”

“Students deserve more than the ageing and outdated facilities we have now. This funding will ensure they have the fantastic learning spaces they deserve.

Quotes attributable to Federal Member for Hotham, Clare O’Neil MP

“I welcome the Andrews Labor Government’s commitment to our local schools and applaud their decision to make Victoria the Education State. At a Federal level, I will continue to fight against the Turnbull Government’s cuts to our local schools.”

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