If you have a specific query about school councils and school improvement, please do not hesitate to contact us. You can phone the:
Contact the School Operations and Governance Unit in the Department for advice on legislation and policy matters relating to school council governance and responsibilities. The School Councils section on the Department’s website supports school councillors with information about:
The following documents from the Department discuss school council roles and processes:
Improving School Governance, the Department's new training package for school councils, includes:
The Department also has other governance and management information and resources. As well, it has detailed formal information relating to:
The State Services Authority (SSA) is responsible for providing advice on, and promoting, good governance for public entities (which include school councils). See the SSA Good Practice Guide on Governance for Victorian Public Sector Entities.