School Council Training


School Council Training for 2019 commences in Term 2, 2019, with the first sessions running from 23 April 2019. This year Synergistiq is offering all four School Council Training modules to schools, including Governance, President, Finance, and Strategic Planning.

Bookings are NOW OPEN for Term 2. You can make a booking by emailing us at sct@synergistiq.com OR by telephoning on 9069 5598

Please note: There are strictly NO walk ins for this training. All participants must register including ALL participants from the host school.

THE MODULES:

Governance Training

Open to all school councillors and principals.

  • Discusses roles and responsibilities & clarifies legislative requirements
  • Helps develop skills and knowledge to support work in strategic planning, finance, policy development and review
  • Provides case studies discussion to understand common issues for school councils
  • Assists school councillors to support the principal in achieving the best possible outcomes for students

President Training

Open to presidents, principals, vice-presidents, and other councillors or executive support staff who play a support role for the president.

  • Helps participants understand what makes an effective school council
  • Discusses ways that councils can engage the school community
  • Provides guidance about the supports and information available to people in this role
  • Provides information about running meetings and representing the school

Finance Training

Available to all school councillors and is especially recommended for treasurers, presidents, principals and school councillors who are members of a finance committee. The finance training focuses on:

  • The process of developing a school budget to support the school’s strategic direction and overseeing the school’s financial performance
  • Internal controls and council’s role in monitoring and reporting on expenditure of the school budget
  • Council’s role in overseeing investing and fundraising by the school

Strategic Planning Training

Available to all school councillors and is especially relevant for schools who are undertaking a review and development of a new School Strategic Plan (SSP). The strategic planning training focuses on school council’s role in setting the broad vision and direction for the school, including:

  • Overseeing the development, implementation of, monitoring and evaluating the SSP and AIP
  • Overseeing the evaluation and diagnosis of school performance in the review process and school self-evaluation
  • Engaging the community in the strategic planning process, endorsing the SSP and Annual implementation Plans (AIP) and communicating the school’s strategic direction to the school community
  • Approving the annual report to the school community

Governance Training is available in the following locations:

SchoolAvailable seatsLocationAddressDateTimeDetails
Euroa Secondary College326 Campbell Street Euroa 366626 Campbell Street Euroa 3666, 36662019-04-236:30pm - 9:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Rosanna Golf Links Primary School0Interlaken Parade Rosanna 3084Interlaken Parade Rosanna 3084, 30842019-04-306:00pm - 8:30pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Princes Hill Primary School1 Princes Hill 3054280 Pigdon Street, Princes Hill 3054, 30542019-04-306:00pm - 8:30pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Princes Hill Primary School20 Princes Hill 3054280 Pigdon Street, Princes Hill 3054, 30542019-04-306:00pm - 8:45pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Templestowe Valley Primary School7 Templestowe Lower15 Birchwood Ave, Templestowe Lower , 31072019-04-306:30pm - 9:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Footscray Primary School0 Footscray100 Geelong Road, Footscray, 30122019-05-015:30pm - 8:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Footscray Primary School6 Footscray100 Geelong Road, Footscray, 30122019-05-015:30pm - 8:15pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
St Kilda Park Primary School5 St Kilda68 Fitzroy St, St Kilda, 31822019-05-016:00pm - 8:30pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Inverloch Primary School13 Inverloch17 Bayview Ave, Inverloch, 39962019-05-016:30pm - 9:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Mont Albert Primary School11 MONT ALBERTBarloa Road, MONT ALBERT, 31272019-05-026:30pm - 9:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Wodonga Senior Secondary College2480 Brockley Street Wodonga 369080 Brockley Street Wodonga 3690, 36902019-05-026:30pm - 9:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Ararat College30 Ararat4-30 Barkly Street, Ararat, 33772019-05-066:00pm - 8:30pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Murrumbeena Primary School26 MurrumbeenaHobart Road, Murrumbeena, 31632019-05-066:30pm - 9:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Echuca Primary School32 EchucaHigh Street, Echuca, 35642019-05-066:30pm - 9:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Mt Pleasant Road Primary School24 Nunawading105-107 Mount Pleasant Rd, Nunawading , 31312019-05-076:30pm - 9:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Gruyere Primary School24 Gruyere99 Killara Rd, Gruyere, 3772019-05-076:30pm - 9:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Shepparton East Primary School21 Shepparton East15 School Rd, Shepparton East , 36312019-05-076:30pm - 9:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
St Kilda Primary School25 St Kilda2B Brighton Road, St Kilda, 31822019-05-086:00pm - 8:30pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Beaumaris Primary School0Dalgetty Road BeaumarisDalgetty Road Beaumaris, 31932019-05-096:30pm - 9:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Beaumaris Primary School17Dalgetty Road BeaumarisDalgetty Road Beaumaris, 31932019-05-096:30pm - 9:15pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Fitzroy North Primary School263 Fergie Street Fitzroy3 Fergie Street Fitzroy, 30682019-05-096:30pm - 9:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Tyabb Railway Station Primary School26 Tyabb88 The Crescent, Tyabb, 3912019-05-133:30pm - 6:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Balwyn North Primary School2Buchanan Avenue Balwyn NorthBuchanan Avenue Balwyn North, 31042019-05-136:30pm - 9:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Tarwin Lower Primary School32 TarwinSchool Road, Tarwin, 39562019-05-136:30pm - 9:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Ivanhoe Primary School27122 Waterdale Road Ivanhoe 3079122 Waterdale Road Ivanhoe 3079, 30792019-05-146:30pm - 9:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Bittern Primary School32 BitternPortsmouth Road, Bittern, 39182019-05-206:00pm - 9:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Derrimut Primary School32 Derrimut40 Lennon Parkway, Derrimut, 30232019-05-215:30pm - 8:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Wodonga Senior Secondary College3180 Brockley Street Wodonga 369080 Brockley Street Wodonga 3690, 36902019-05-226:00pm - 8:30pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.

President Training is available in the following locations:

SchoolAvailable seatsLocationAddressDateTimeDetails
Inverloch Primary School26 Inverloch17 Bayview Ave, Inverloch, 39962019-05-013:30pm - 6:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Wodonga Senior Secondary College2880 Brockley Street Wodonga 369080 Brockley Street Wodonga 3690, 36902019-05-023:30pm - 6:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Mt Pleasant Road Primary School27 Nunawading105-107 Mount Pleasant Rd, Nunawading , 31312019-05-073:30pm - 6:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Balwyn North Primary School17Buchanan Avenue Balwyn NorthBuchanan Avenue Balwyn North, 31042019-05-133:30pm - 6:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Echuca Primary School32 EchucaHigh Street, Echuca, 35642019-05-133:30pm - 6:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Ararat College32 Ararat4-30 Barkly Street, Ararat, 33772019-05-133:30pm - 6:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Murrayville Community College3220 Francis Street Murrayville20 Francis Street Murrayville , 35122019-05-203:00pm - 5:30pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
St Kilda Primary School30 St Kilda2B Brighton Road, St Kilda, 31822019-05-236:00pm - 8:30pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.

Finance Training is available in the following locations:

SchoolAvailable seatsLocationAddressDateTimeDetails
Echuca Primary School32 EchucaHigh Street, Echuca, 35642019-05-136:30pm - 9:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Ararat College31 Ararat4-30 Barkly Street, Ararat, 33772019-05-136:30pm - 9:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Bittern Primary School32 BitternPortsmouth Road, Bittern, 39182019-05-203:30pm - 6:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Mt Pleasant Road Primary School18 Nunawading105-107 Mount Pleasant Rd, Nunawading , 31312019-05-213:30pm - 6:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Riddells Creek Primary School3269-77 Main Road Riddells Creek69-77 Main Road Riddells Creek, 34312019-05-216:30pm - 9:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Wangaratta West Primary School32 Wangaratta47-49 Phillipson St, Wangaratta, 36762019-05-275:00pm - 7:30pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.

Strategic Planning Training is available in the following locations:

SchoolAvailable seatsLocationAddressDateTimeDetails
Mornington Primary School0 MorningtonVale Street, Mornington, 39312019-04-295:30pm - 8:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Malmsbury Primary School27  MALMSBURY28 Cameron Street ,  MALMSBURY , 34462019-05-136:30pm - 9:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Murrayville Community College3220 Francis Street Murrayville20 Francis Street Murrayville , 35122019-05-206:00pm - 8:30pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Mt Pleasant Road Primary School16 Nunawading105-107 Mount Pleasant Rd, Nunawading , 31312019-05-216:30pm - 9:00pmRegistration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
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As noted above, there are NO walk ins. All participants must register including ALL participants from the host school.