Op­por­tu­nity for stu­dents to visit his­tory

The Riverine Herald - - NEWS -

TEACH­ERS have an op­por­tu­nity to sup­port stu­dents em­bark­ing on an over­seas study tour to learn more about Aus­tralians who have served their coun­try.

Vic­to­rian Ed­u­ca­tion Min­is­ter James Mer­lino and Veter­ans Min­is­ter John Eren en­cour­aged teach­ers to ap­ply to lead Vic­to­rian stu­dents who will take part in the Premier’s Spirit of An­zac Prize in 2018.

Year nine and 10 stu­dents will travel both at home and abroad to visit sites where Aus­tralians have served dur­ing times of war and peace­keep­ing.

Twenty two stu­dents will visit places of na­tional sig­nif­i­cance over­seas dur­ing the term one school hol­i­days in 2018, while a fur­ther 20 re­gional fi­nal­ists will visit Can­berra and at­tend the Premier’s An­zac Day Lun­cheon.

Three teach­ers are needed to ac­com­pany stu­dents for the over­seas tour and two are needed for the Can­berra tour.

Teach­ers from gov­ern­ment, Catholic and in­de­pen­dent schools are el­i­gi­ble to ap­ply by Oc­to­ber 20.

En­try forms and more information are avail­able at www.dpc.vic.gov.au/in­dex.php/ veter­ans/pre­miers-spirit-of-an­zac-prize

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