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MAC in the Media

Below is a collection of recent media articles about Mount Alexander College.

26 May 2020 The Age news article:  Thousands of Victorian Children Return to Classrooms

26 May 2020 – 9 News report :

“400,000 students have stepped into a brave new world as face to face learning finally resumed in Victoria. There were tears and smiles from pupils and parents, eager to put home schooling behind them. And remote learning has posed plenty of difficulties for more than 60,000 year 12 students who returned to class today. ”

On Monday 30 April 2018, the Federal Government announced that they will push for a radical overhaul of the Australian curriculum after endorsing a blueprint by businessman David Gonski to fix the country’s lagging school system. Principal Wayne Haworth was then interviewed on ABC 774’s Drive Program and by The Age about how MAC is already delivering tailored education to the students.

January 2019 Insight article Are we really running schools like factories

“When Wayne Haworth arrived at the school in 2015, he discovered a mood for change. “In Victoria,” he explains, “the parents are part of the selection panel for principals.” The parents told him they “were keen on a model they had read about running in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne” and he duly set about driving the adoption of Templestowe College’s model of individualised, vertical learning. The result, he says, has been remarkable. In 2015, just ten Year 6 students nominated Mount Alexander College as the high school they wanted to attend; now one hundred young Victorians have put the school as their first preference for Year 7 in 2019. “We’ll be moving into being close to, if not at, capacity with more than 500 students at the school, and that’s something that hasn’t happened in more than four decades.”

November 2017 in the Herald Sun Class is out there

October 2017 in the Sunday Age  Innovation in Education

June 2017 on Channel 7 News

March 2017 in School News: Learners thrive in a culture of choice

February 2017 in the Moonee Valley Leader: Students carve path to success

December 2016 in Connect Magazine: The Default is Yes

May 2016 in Education HQ: Victorian principal takes learning to a whole new level

May 2016 in Kidspot: This school is breaking all the rules

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    Community School Since 1858

    Mount Alexander College is located where Flemington National School was established in 1858. The school, which has undergone many changes, has always served the community.

    Contact Us

    Email: mount.alexander.712@education.vic.gov.au
    Phone: 0393761622
    Fax: 0393765232
    Address: 167–175 Mount Alexander Road Flemington VIC 3031
    Provider No.: 00861K

    Mount Alexander College is accredited under the Department of Education and Training’s CRICOS registration (CRICOS provider name and code: Department of Education and Training, 00861K). For further information refer to www.study.vic.gov.au.

    Mount Alexander College acknowledges the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nations, the Traditional Owners of the land on whose unceded lands the school stands, and pay our respects to their Elders, past and present.