School Councils

From Term 1 2017, Victorian government and Catholic schools will use the new Victorian Curriculum F-10. Curriculum related information is currently being reviewed and may be subject to change.

For more information on the curriculum, see:
The Victorian Curriculum F–10 - VCAA

​Overview

School councils:

  • operate within a legal framework
  • members are either elected or appointed by school council or in particular circumstances appointed by the Minister
  • achieve outcomes through:
    • meetings and operations
    • subcommittee and working parties
    • engaging contractors 
  • require consent to participate in legal proceedings.

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