Upgraded Classrooms For Ringwood Secondary College

first_imgUpgraded Classrooms For Ringwood Secondary College VIC PremierRingwood students will now be learning in modern and bigger classrooms with the opening of their new senior learning centre.Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Ringwood Dustin Halse today visited Ringwood Secondary College to open the new $5.5 million centre.These works complete the second stage of the school’s redevelopment, which features classrooms, a collaborative central space, break out areas and a VCE centre.The first floor connects to the upper level of the existing workshop and trades building, interconnecting the school’s learning spaces.The first stage of Ringwood Secondary College’s redevelopment has already been completed, and included constructing a new junior school building, replacing 11 relocatables with permanent classrooms, refurbishing the library and reconfiguring the car park.The Andrews Labor Government will also invest a further $14.7 million through the Victorian Budget 2020/21 for stage 3 of the school’s master plan – to construct a new Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths (STEAM) building, as well as a new canteen.This builds on the Government’s investment of more than $13 million to complete the first and second stage of upgrades at the school.In the past five years, the Labor Government has invested more than $9 billion in more than 1,600 school upgrades – creating more than 10,000 construction jobs – and is now ahead of schedule of its commitment to open 100 new schools by 2026, with 48 new schools opening between 2019 and 2022.As stated by Minister for Education James Merlino“We’re ensuring local students have the best facilities, our classrooms have the best teachers and every child is given every chance to succeed.”“This new senior learning centre will be a great boost for Ringwood Secondary College students in their final years of high school.”As stated by Member for Ringwood Dustin Halse“Ringwood Secondary College students and teachers are already learning and teaching in fantastic new school facilities and it’s exciting to see work completed on the second stage of the redevelopment.” /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:Andrews, Arts, AusPol, Australia, building, car, education, Engineering, Government, Investment, jobs, Minister, school, science, space, students, technology, Victorialast_img

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