Parents Voice in Government School Education


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Senior school pathways – parent webinar

Senior secondary education in Victoria has changed. There are more options than ever for your child in Years 10 to 12. If your child is in Year 9 or 10, join this webinar (co-hosted by Parents Victoria) to learn more about how they can pursue their goals in senior secondary education. The Victorian Curriculum and

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Parent Forum

If you’ve ever faced a tricky situation with your children’s schooling, or really needed answers to a difficult question – you’re not alone! Other parents have probably faced the same issues, and we can help each other out.  Parents Victoria now has a Facebook group for parents. If you have a child at a Victorian

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Productivity Commission data confirms unfairness

A recently-released report from the Productivity Commission confirms that private school funding has grown much faster than public school funding in recent years. Data from the Productivity Commission’s Report on Government Services in childcare, education and training, released on 5 February 2024, has prompted calls for a fairer system where all public schools are fully

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Starting school – PV Tip Sheet

As the school year begins, we know it’s a big step for new Foundation (Prep) students as they go to school for the very first time. It’s a big milestone for parents too. We have produced this handy Tip Sheet for parents, which focuses on establishing a good relationship with the school. We believe this

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Funding inequity for top schools

A article in yesterday’s Age compares the funding per student for top-performing schools in the recent NAPLAN results. According to the article: Analysis by The Age using the top 20 average year 9 NAPLAN results for public and private schools shows the best-performing independent school received an average of $30,109 per student in 2022, compared

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President’s Christmas message

Dear parents, students, and friends of Parents Victoria, As we approach the end of another eventful year, it is with immense pleasure and pride that I extend warm greetings and heartfelt congratulations to each and every one of you. The holiday season is upon us, and it brings with it a spirit of joy, togetherness,

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