Reading, Writing and Arithmetic: Early Education in the City of Greater Dandenong Exhibition Video

Black and white image of students and teachers outside Keysborough State School

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.


Registration is not required. 


This program will be delivered online via YouTube. This workshop will be available to view anytime until Thursday 11 November. 

Participants will require the following

  • Internet access
  • Computer, laptop, or smartphone.  

For further information or bookings please contact Greater Dandenong Libraries at or 1300 630 920.

For assistance with technological queries, contact the Online Library Tech Assist on 1300 630 920 during opening hours. 

To meet COVIDSafe requirements, please be aware some programs and events may be moved online or cancelled.

All COVIDSafe guidelines will be fully met to ensure public safety for this event. All attendees must be checked in via QR code.

Free event. Registrations not required.
Online - YouTube on Demand (Watch anytime)
Date Description

Available to view anytime on YouTube until Thursday 11 November.

Event Date and Time
daily, starting from Friday 1 October, 9:00am
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