Some special helpers have popped up at Cobram Primary School.By Randall Johnston
Education students Kayte Barton and Taegan Moores will spend three weeks at the school as they near the end of their studies to become fully qualified teachers.
Fourth year Charles Sturt University Albury campus student Ms Barton, who lives in Yarrawonga, said her studies would be complete by Friday and she would be looking for a full-time position at a primary school within driving distance of Yarrawonga starting early next year.
‘‘I am really happy to be finishing my studies,’’ she said.
‘‘This is my third placement. I’m teaching grade two children with Fiona Cossar.
‘‘It’s really interesting working at different schools.
‘‘I’m really keen to work full-time at a primary school.
‘‘I’m mostly interested in history and English, but you get to teach a bit of everything working in primary schools.’’
Third year Charles Sturt University Albury campus student Ms Moores, from Albury, said it had been interesting for her working at schools in Vicotria and NSW because of the different requirements and guidelines for schools in each state.
‘‘I’m here teaching the grade five and six students with Julie Walsh,’’ she said.
‘‘I’m interested in physical education, particularly swimming, and maths as well.’’
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Tocumwal Pre-School students are proudly flying their KITE at the Tocumwal Lions Community Hostel.
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The hunt is on for a buyer for Benalla and Mansfield Toyota after the business went into receivership last fortnight.
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