Out-of-Home Care Resources

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

​​​​​​​These resources will assist in giving children and young people in out-of-home care a better chance of doing well in their education.​​

Support for carers

Support for schools and agencies​​

Standards, policies and plans


Templates and checklists

  • Authorising carers to make certain decisions– provides information for schools, kindergartens and child care providers about the decisions a foster carer, kinship carer or residential carer can make when a child is the subject of a Children’s Court order.


Health, care and welfare organisations