"Celebrating 90 years"
- Monday, 18 January 2016 15:51
Proudly in our 90th year of service to the Victorian Government School community
Congratulations to all those who volunteer at Victorian Government schools!
Education State Twilight Seminars
- Monday, 25 January 2016 11:41
Parents Victoria's Executive Officer, Gail McHardy, was a panel member for DET's Seminar # 4 - speaking on Community Engagement in Learning.
Other Seminars which might be of interest are:
Seminar #1 - Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Seminar #2 - Positive Climate for Learning
Seminar # 3 - Professional Leadership
ACSSO's President in his welcome back to the 2016 school year media release says
"we need to recognise the compelling evidence produced over the last forty years identifies parental engagement as the 'missing link' in supporting greater student achievement."
School Council Training
- Tuesday, 06 October 2015 10:13
For an overview of the School Council Training in Governance, President Induction, Strategic Planning, Finance read more in the School Council Training Brochure.
Synergistiq is running the Governance and President training for school councillors and principals around Victoria. The training is designed to increase knowledge and understanding of councillor roles and to improve the smooth running of council meetings. Synergistiq inform that participants have told them the training has benefitted their councils enormously. To book yourself and/or fellow councillors in for training at a range of locations around Victoria visit the Synergistiq councillor training website information.
Synergistiq is planning more events during Term 4 2015 and Term 1 2016, especially for President training. Participants have apparently commented training sessions that involve multiple schools tend to offer a greater depth of conversation and experience. Synergistiq are keen to hear from presidents or principals in the following areas who would like to host a President and/or Governance event at their schools:
Thornbury, Greensborough, Kew, Oakleigh, Boronia, Williamstown, St Albans, Melton, Laverton, Ballarat, Warrnambool, Hamilton, Noble Park, Moorabbin, Narre Warren, Leongatha, Morwell, Sale, Bairnsdale.
For sessions on Strategic Planning, Finance please contact National Curriculum Services (NCS).
Respectful Relationships Education
- Friday, 11 December 2015 09:40
The Department of Education engaged VicHealth to review respectful relationships education in Victorian secondary schools, resulting in the Respectful Relationships Education : Violence prevention and respectful relationships education in Victorian secondary schools report.