School councils play a vital role in Victorian government schools and are established and operate under the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 (Vic), the Education and Training Reform Regulations 2017 (Vic) and a constituting Order.
Understanding their legislated powers and functions, as well as the functional split between the school council and the principal is critical for the effective functioning of the school council.
School councils are also required to comply with state and federal laws, relevant Ministerial Orders and certain Department policies when exercising their powers and functions.
A well-informed and effective school council strengthens community confidence in the school and helps to build and secure the school’s reputation.
School Council meeting schedule:
Our School Council meetings are held on a Wednesday night at 7pm. The meeting schedule has now been confirmed for 2021:
School Council Sub-Committees meeting schedule:
If you are interested in the work of any of our sub-sommittees, then please contact us for further information. New members are always very welcome!
Remember … If you are interested in the work of School Council generally and would like more information, then please contact the school.