Parents Victoria Conference 2016
"What's Great in the Education State"
October 12 & 13
Pullman - Melbourne on the Park Hotel
(192 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne)
Add this to your calendar .... Annual Conference and 90th Birthday celebration
Your school should fund your attendance ... but if not ... contact the Parents Victoria Office
'Parents as Partners' interactive seminar No. 1
Twilight Seminar series
to stimulate discussion and reflection on best practice in schools
aligning with the Framework for Improving Student Outcomes (FISO)
Twilight Flyer 2016 for details re these four seminars - free of charge for Victorian government schools
Parents Victoria's Executive Officer, Gail McHardy will be presenting at Seminar No. 1
"Celebrating 90 years"
Proudly in our 90th year of service to the Victorian Government School community
Congratulations to all those who volunteer at Victorian Government schools!
School Council Training
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
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.