​The Department's 2017-2021 Strategic Plan

The Department’s 2017–2021 Strategic Plan sets the overarching direction for the Department over the next four years. Structured around the Statement of Strategic Intent, the plan outlines the Department's vision, objectives and outcomes and the approach to achieving them. 

The plan brings together current and planned policy reforms – including Education State initiatives and key organisational reforms into a single narrative.

For more information, see: 

​Strategic Intent

Launched in 2015, the Department’s Statement of Strategic Intent sets out the Department’s vision for Victorians:

Together we give every Victorian the best learning and development experience, making our state a smarter, fairer and more prosperous place.

As part of this vision:

  • Children and young people are confident, optimistic, healthy and resilient
  • Students reach their potential, regardless of background, place, circumstance or abilities
  • Victorians develop knowledge, skills and attribute needed now and for the jobs of the future
  • The Department’s workforce is high performing, empowered, valued and supported

The Strategic Intent outlines the Department’s objectives in achieving this vision, and how it will approach this work through service and funding reform, workforce strategies, partnership, innovation and organisational reform.

For the full Strategic Intent document, see:​

Priority direction

Implementing the Government's vision to make Victoria the Education State is the Department's key priority direction.​

For more information, see: Education Sta​​te