Ensuring a high-quality birth-to-adult education system, the Department has key strategies that support reform and innovation in early childhood, school and further education.
On February 2013, the Premier and the Minister for Education announced the Victorian Government’s proposed approach to school funding reform in Victoria - Victoria’s Plan for School Funding Reform: the next step in raising student performance.
The Government’s vision for school education focuses on five key reform areas: student outcomes, order and inclusion, innovation, partnerships and internationalising education.
Reforms to the vocational education and training (VET) system will ensure high quality training and better choices are available for learners and help to create a skilled Victorian workforce.
The Government’s vision for a teaching profession that will raise student performance in Victoria to match the very best jurisdictions world-wide.
The Government has made a long-term commitment to revolutionise languages education in Victorian schools, including the introduction of compulsory language studies for all government school students.