Reading, Writing and Arithmetic: Early Education in the City of Greater Dandenong Online Exhibition
October 1 - October 31Free
Discover the history of early education in the City of Greater Dandenong, through a free online exhibition from the City of Greater Dandenong Heritage Team.
The exhibition explores the beginnings of education in the City of Greater Dandenong, tracing the history from as early as the 1800s up until the present day, including Laurel Lodge as a private college, the history of state schools no. 1403 (Dandenong) and 1466 (Keysborough), as well as one of Dandenong’s most famous students – Oscar Asche.
The exhibition features images from the Dandenong and District and Springvale and District Historical Society collections, alongside major collecting institutions such as State Library of Victoria and Museums Victoria.
Image: State School 1466, Keysborough, 1902. Source: Dandenong and District Historical Society