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Rule changes for school visitors

The Victorian Government has announced some important changes to COVIDSafe measures for schools that will apply from the start of Term 2. You’ll see below that visitors to schools (including parents) are no longer required to show evidence of vaccination. However, evidence of vaccination is still required if you are volunteering at the school, as

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Vaping in schools: take our survey

The issue of vaping in schools has been in the media recently. We’d like your views – take our quick survey. Channel Nine News A report on Channel Nine News yesterday focused on the issue of students vaping at school. According to the report, some Victorian schools are installing vape detectors in toilets to address

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New information sheet about Parent Clubs

The Education Department has published a new information sheet about the role, establishment and function of Parent Clubs. The information sheet covers: The role of the Parent Club Online meetings A case study of how one Parent Club kept running during Covid lockdowns How to establish a new Parent Club How to re-start an inactive

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Get Gonski back on track

This article is a transcript of a speech given on 18 February by Trevor Cobbold of Save Our Schools, to mark the 10th anniversary of the Gonski Report. Trevor says Gonski was “a watershed in the history of school funding in Australia because it made equity in education the centrepiece of education policy. Its legacy

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Know Your Country campaign video

This new campaign video from Know Your Country captures the opinions of students, teachers, parents, the Principal and First Nations Educators at a primary school on Kaurna Country in South Australia. Find out why they’re excited about the prospect of having First Nations Cultural Educators in every primary school across the country. Why not share

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