In July 2022 the State Government introduced School Community Safety Orders (SCSOs) into Victorian schools. The Orders give Principals the power to ban parents, carers and other adults from school grounds or activities if they
Something to say to your school? Think (about what you want to say) Wait (seek an appropriate time) Communicate (clearly and respectfully) Most families have positive and constructive relationships with their child’s school. But sometimes
The Education Department has a web page with advice for families who are experiencing financial hardship. The Department also has policies and guidance for schools on how they should support families experiencing financial hardship, set
In February 2020 we surveyed parents about their school’s Parent Payment systems, and also how schools are managing the provision of personal digital devices. We received 93 responses; here’s what they said. Parent Payments –
As reported on 8 June, Parents Victoria has concerns about the Education and Training Reform Amendment (Protection of School Communities) Bill 2021, which was passed by the Victorian Parliament on 28 June. PV advocacy PV successfully
Victoria was one of the first states in the world to introduce free education for children. The Education Act of 1872 provided that education should be “free, compulsory and secular.” The Education Departments Policy and
Parents Victoria respectfully acknowledges the traditional owners, the Boon Wurrung and Woiwurrung (Wurundjeri) peoples of the Kulin Nation, on whose country we work. We pay our respect to their elders past, present and future. Their ancestral ties to country have never been extinguished, and sovereignty never ceded.