Congratulations to Year 12 student, Mathilda Maas, who received a Premier’s VCE Award for German this week for her outstanding VCE result in 2021. A total of 298 of Victoria’s brightest students were recognised in this year’s Premier’s VCE Awards and we are thrilled with Mathilda’s success. Cornish College’s flexible thinking and agile approach to designing student pathways supported Mathilda in h [...]
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It’s not so much stand-alone programs that support Cornish College teachers to address issues that concern young people, but more so our whole approach to education of a different kind. At Cornish College, when we ask the important question, “Why do we educate?” we commit to a compelling answer: We educate for a sustainable future. It is the most important obligation we have to this generation of [...]
Conversations with parents about schooling are often centred on the establishment of crucial foundation skills in literacy and numeracy. We all want our children to attain these skills early, as confidence in reading, writing and numeracy provides a springboard to access other learning areas. There is much interest in the news about the teaching of reading and spelling methodologies with the most [...]
Education faces a critical time for regeneration and repair. It is time to acknowledge the cracks, and rather than ignore them, seek to repair and make a difference. Kintsugi, the Japanese art of repair, or “gold mending”, is an art form that seeks to recover rather than to discard – a sustainable approach that teaches us to relish our blemishes as opportunities for beautiful repair. Through the l [...]
The ubiquitous and pervasive nature of our digital world has polarising effects on many in our community. There are those who are open and willing to embrace technology and others who don’t understand it and fear it – wherever you sit on this spectrum, the reality is that technology is here to stay. However, we don’t say this flippantly. We understand that technology is constantly evolving and the [...]
We congratulate the Class of 2021 for having successfully achieved their Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) in 2021. We are so proud of each and every one of them. Last year students received their VCE results along with their ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank). The ATAR is one avenue for entry into tertiary study, with increasing numbers of students receiving early offers for tertia [...]
We were delighted that our Principal, Nicola Forrest, was able to reflect on the challenges and disruption brought by the pandemic in an article Leaders highlight the value of community in difficult times, in The Saturday Age’s, recent Open Days and Special Events feature. Regeneration and Repair In acknowledging the hardship and challenges many people have faced through the pandemic, it is import [...]
On Saturday 12 February Cornish College celebrates its 10 Year Anniversary. Enjoy the video below as Principal Nicola Forrest talks about where the College has come from and how Cornish College is providing education of a different kind. https://vimeo.com/676161370 [...]
We congratulate each and every one of our Year 12 students, the seventh Year 12 cohort to complete VCE at Cornish College, for having successfully achieved their Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) in this challenging year and we are thrilled with their results – the best yet for our VCE cohort. Together with their VCE results, our Year 12s also received their ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admiss [...]
Cornish College is delighted that Bev Menner, a member of our College Board, has been featured in Vogue Magazine. She features as one of four women who have been critical in the fight against COVID-19 in Australia. Bev is an inspiring woman, heading up Alliance management at CSL, and in September 2020, she stepped up to work as the company’s COVID-19 vaccine lead. Click here to read the inspiring [...]