EDUCATION

Sector Fact Sheet

THE EDUCATION STATE

The Victorian Government has invested over $10 billion across the education portfolios to make Victoria the Education State.

Talented people, a world-class education system, supportive government and superior infrastructure make the state of Victoria a global leader in research, education and vocational training.

A WORLD-CLASS, INTEGRATED EDUCATION SYSTEM

Our expertise in education delivery spans early childhood development, primary and secondary school education, vocational education and training (VET), higher education, adult and community education, and education services for specialised needs and contexts, including people with learning disabilities and people from disadvantaged backgrounds. This is supported by innovative research, pedagogical development and teacher training to ensure continual, high-quality lifelong learning.

IN A SNAPSHOT, MELBOURNE AND REGIONAL VICTORIA BOAST:

WORLD-LEADING TERTIARY EDUCATION

Melbourne is the only Australian city with two universities in the world’s top 100 - The University of Melbourne (41), and Monash University (73).

AUSTRALIA'S BEST STUDENT CITY

Melbourne continues to be ranked as Australia’s best student city, and the third best in the world. Each year Victoria welcomes over 250,000 international students from more than 170 countries to study. International education is Victoria’s single largest export sector, worth $13.7 billion, supporting around 79,000 Victorian jobs and international students contribute over $40 billion to the Australian economy each year.

Students are attracted by our innovative and multifaceted education system, diverse study options and high standard of living.

Australia's best student city


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CONTACT

Email us at:

bd@melbournecb.com.au