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Early childhood and education professionals together

Forming effective partnerships between early childhood services, schools, training providers and the wider community helps to improve the learning and development of children and young people.

  • Business Working with Education

    Supporting partnerships between businesses and schools that enrich the learning and development of children and young people through the delivery of programs, activities and other opportunities.

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  • DEECD-MAV Partnership Agreement

    An agreement that commits to building relationships between the Department, the Municipal Association of Victoria and local councils to increase learning opportunities for children and young people.

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  • DEECD-Victorian Community Sector Partnership Agreement

    This agreement commits to increasing the collaboration and engagement between the Department and the community sector to develop policy and deliver services to children and young people in Victoria.

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  • Education Partnership Resource

    An education partnership involves schools working together with external organisations to help students reach their full potential and achieve outcomes that wouldn’t be possible if they worked alone.

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  • Families as Partners in Learning

    Supporting early childhood services and schools to build relationships with families and help them become active participants in their child’s learning and development.

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  • Local Solutions Year 12 Retention Fund

    The Fund provides grants to support government, Catholic and independent schools in rural and regional areas to design & deliver programs or initiatives to increase Year 12 retention and options for senior students.

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  • Regional Partnerships Facilitation Fund (RPFF)

    A fund supporting the delivery of projects that will increase the rate of higher education participation and attainment in regional Victoria.

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  • Specialist Centres and Networks

    An initiative that helps to form links between industry and the training system for the purposes of research and development and for identifying new and emerging skills.

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  • Stakeholder Engagement Framework

    A framework outlining the Department’s commitment to forming inclusive relationships and working effectively with its stakeholders to successfully deliver learning and development outcomes.

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  • Strategic Partnerships Program

    A program offering funding to community, cultural and professional development organisations to deliver student learning programs and professional learning for teachers.

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  • National Partnerships

  • Early Childhood Education National Partnership

    The Victorian Government is workings with the Commonwealth Government, local governments, employers and staff to make sure that by 2013 every child has access to a kindergarten program in the year before school.

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  • Indigenous Early Childhood Development National Partnership

    A partnership between all levels of government to work with Aboriginal communities to improve outcomes for children in their early years by addressing the high levels of disadvantage they experience.

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  • National Quality Agenda for Early Childhood Education and Care National Partnership

    A framework endorsed by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) that aims to improve the quality of early childhood education and care services and improve outcomes for all children, particularly from disadvantage backgrounds.

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  • Productivity Places Program

    A national partnership delivering 138,000 training places in Victoria over four years as part of the Commonwealth Government’s Skilling Australia for the Future initiative.

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  • Youth Attainment and Transitions National Partnership

    This partnership aims to increase the participation of young people in education and training, increase national attainment levels and improve successful transitions from school into further study or training.

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