Parents Voice in Government School Education


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June ‘Parents Voice’

The June issue of our newsletter Parents Voice is now available. There’s lots of news, views, events and opportunities to have your say. We discuss student safety, bring you news about courses and careers education and many more issues. Go to our Newsletter page to read the current issue and sign up for ‘Parents Voice’

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Free social & emotional learning program for schools

The Smiling Mind Primary School Program helps schools implement and sustain meaningful and impactful change for students, teachers and the wider school community. Since February 2020, Smiling Mind has delivered the  Primary School program to schools across Australia. The Australian Government has generously provided funding for 1,100 primary schools to participate in our evidence-based whole-school

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New options for years 10-12: parent webinar

Your child’s new options for years 10-12 Join this webinar to learn about the new VCE Vocational Major, Victorian Pathways Certificate, and VET at school. Senior secondary education in Victoria is changing, and there’s a new way for your child to complete the VCE: the VCE Vocational Major. Join this webinar to learn more about

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Public Education Day – 25 May

Public Education Day is celebrated on 25 May in government school communities across Australia. “This day provides an opportunity to highlight the outstanding achievements of public education and its place as the foundation of Australian society,” announced Sharron Healy, President of the Australian Council of State School Organisations (ACSSO). “We hope your school community takes

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Parent feedback on Respectful Relationships

Dear parents, You are invited to share feedback on updates to the Resilience Rights and Respectful Relationships (RRRR) teaching and learning materials, which support schools to deliver respectful relationships education.  These age-appropriate resources for years F-12 help students learn and practise social skills and apply them in a positive way to learning, life and relationships.

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Enrolment updates

The following information has been supplied to us by the Department of Education. The Starting school web page is a great place to get started if you need information about getting your child into a Victorian government school. Each year the Department of Education releases updated enrolment information to support schools and their community. This

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