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Almost as soon as he stepped on campus, year 11 Essendon student, Luke Dyke, was recognised for his leadership qualities. These qualities soon saw him elected to the Essendon Student Leadership Group. We caught up with Luke to see how his year has been so far and how he’s shouldering his leadership responsibilities. The Academy:...
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One of the North East’s most promising athletes will debut on Saturday, adding another chapter to one of the Ovens and Murray Football League’s most famous names. Sixteen-year-old Darcy Wilson, the son of former O and M captain and Wangaratta Rovers’ stalwart Mick, will play at home against Corowa-Rutherglen “When we were young, we didn’t...
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AFL draft prospect Brayden George is a name to keep an eye on as the year unfolds. George is a talented forward out of the Murray Bushrangers where he played alongside Adelaide young gun Josh Rachele last year. AFL Media draft expert Cal Twomey says George has “genuine power” and likened the Bushrangers product to...
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Having quickly found his feet in the year 11 Geelong campus cohort in 2022, Diesel Moloney caught up with The Academy to talk about his first thoughts on life at The Academy. The Academy: Hi Diesel. How are things? How’s term 1 been so far? Diesel: First of all, thank you for having me, and...
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After signing up to join The Academy over a year in advance, current year 11 student, Theodore Miliopoulos, shared his experiences on how he has found his first year at The Academy The Academy: Hi Theo. How are things? Theodore: I’m going very well, thanks. I’m really happy to be back on campus and seeing...
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“You wouldn’t buy a car without taking it for a test-drive, so why shouldn’t we do the same with our future careers?” Across two years at The Academy, students can expect to complete at least 20 days of self-driven structured work experience with companies and organisations from a range of different industries. Facilitating work experience...
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  Lane Havelberg, Year 12 Essendon Student, shares his experience of attending The Academy!
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WANGARATTA Rovers young gun Brayden George is quickly making a name for himself in Wangaratta since moving from Girgarre. George relocated to the area to attend school at The Academy, which is an AFL based, VCAL school for students in years 11 and 12. The 17-year-old has en-joyed a breakout 2021 season, being selected in...
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After jumping at the opportunity to be in the first cohort of The Academy’s Wangaratta campus, Year 11 student, Brayden George, sat down with The Academy to talk about his experiences so far. The Academy: Hi Brayden. How are you? How’s life in Wangaratta? Brayden: G’day! I’m good, thank you. Living in Wangaratta has been...
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The one-size-fits-all approach to education is not working and it’s failing Australian kids. I’m shocked by how the education system has not modernized and evolved over the past 50 years. We need to find a way to fix the system and help the 40 percent of secondary students who are disengaged from their education. Teachers...
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