Gender-Neutral School Uniforms Bill Passes Youth Parliament

Sunny Liu Education Reporter YMCA Youth Press Gallery The 29th Victorian Youth Parliament has successfully concluded yesterday. Among all the bills been debated, Keilor’s gender-neutral school uniform bill was passed by the Youth Parliamentarians and will be handed to the Education Minister for consideration.   The ‘gender-neutral school uniform bill’ was sponsored by the student team from Overnewton … Continue reading Gender-Neutral School Uniforms Bill Passes Youth Parliament

Equity in Secondary Schools Bill Passes Youth Parliament

Benjamin Clark Education Reporter YMCA Youth Press Gallery The Kangan Institute Youth Foyer team have had a huge victory in their fight for a fairer education system, with their bill being given the seal of approval by the 2015 Youth Parliament. The team succeeded by the slimmest of margins in their bid to pass education … Continue reading Equity in Secondary Schools Bill Passes Youth Parliament

Overhaul of Sexual Education in Victorian Schools Bill Passes in Youth Parliament

Claudia Jambor Education Reporter YMCA Youth Press Gallery Youth Parliament passed the Overhaul of sexual education in Victorian Schools’ bill on Monday. Melbourne Girls College tabled the bill in the Legislative Assembly, which proposed the shared delivery of sexual education in Victorian schools between teachers and a subordinate body of specialised educators called the Youth … Continue reading Overhaul of Sexual Education in Victorian Schools Bill Passes in Youth Parliament

Gender-Neutral School Uniforms to be Debated at Youth Parliament

Sunny Liu Education Reporter YMCA Youth Press Gallery A team of students from Overnewton Anglican Community College is sponsoring a bill for gender-neutral school uniforms at the 2015 YMCA Victorian Youth Parliament. The YMCA Youth Parliament program is at its 29th year. It aims to give young people aged between 16 and 25 the opportunity … Continue reading Gender-Neutral School Uniforms to be Debated at Youth Parliament

Indigenous Students Push for Mandatory Indigenous Education

Shayan Shankar Indigenous Affairs Reporter YMCA Youth Press Gallery Concerned with the lack of knowledge surrounding Australia’s true history, a group of young Indigenous students are pushing for mandatory Indigenous education in Victorian secondary schools. In a Bill drafted by members of the South-East Koori Mob team in lieu of the upcoming YMCA Youth Parliament, … Continue reading Indigenous Students Push for Mandatory Indigenous Education