Online discussion with Parents Victoria (2)
We invite you to join us for an online Q&A open discussion session
via Blackboard Collaborate
Tuesday, March 17 @ 8.00-9.00pm
Wednesday, March 25 @ 8.00-9.00pm
Blackboard Collaborate March 2015 for full details on how to participate
What next for Victorian School Funding
Need to Succeed Symposium
You are invited to hear Deputy Premier of Victoria and Education Minister, the Hon. James Merlino MP explain the Victorian government's plan to tackle disadvantage in our school system, and Dr Ken Boston AO, Gonski review panellist, discuss the findings of the influential 2011 report.
A new report on educational disadvantage in Victoria will also be presented and there will be a chance to hear from parents, principals and policy experts from both the government and non-government sectors as they share their perspectives on improving school funding.
Tuesday, March 24 - Queens Hall, Parliament House, Melbourne
NTS Symposium Read more
Please contact the Parents Victoria office should parents require assistance with funding to attend.
Reform of the Federation White Paper
The Federal Government has released the Education Issues Paper for discussion in respect to the Reform of the Federation White Paper. ACSSO and Parents Victoria would like to know your thoughts.
An Issues paper titled Roles and Responsibilities in Education was released on December 23, 2014.
The Education Issues paper is in two parts. Part A discusses childcare and early childhood learning, and schools; and Part B discusses vocational education and higher education.
Provide your feedback / comments to ACSSO here.
Parents Victoria is the ACSSO Victorian Affiliate - (Australian Council of State School Organisations - the National voice of parents of children in Australia's Public Schools).
School Fees and Charges
Parent Payments link includes a flowchart detailing "What does free instruction mean?" and "What may parents be asked to pay for?".
Parents Victoria History Book
Parents Victoria celebrates its 90th Birthday in 2015
A highlight of Parents Victoria's 2012 conference was the launch of our history book "Parents Victoria - Our Children, Our Concern" by the Honourable Joan Kirner, former Premier of Victoria and former President of Parents Victoria (then Victorian Federation of State School Parent Clubs)
See History Book Flyer (273.22 kB) for details - contact the PV office if you would like to purchase a copy