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. Sessions are listed below. To book, please scroll to the bottom of this page and click the “Book Now” button. Alternatively, 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.

Please note: students must be registered on our website by the school principal or another authorised school staff member. Principals – please log in with your staff email details and follow the prompts to sign up the student member.

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:

School Available seats Location Address Date Time Details
Parkwood Green Primary School 3 Cnr Gourlay Rd & Community Hub Hillside Cnr Gourlay Rd & Community Hub Hillside , 3037 2019-06-24 6:00pm - 8:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Bellbrae Primary School 3 50 School Road Bellbrae 3228 50 School Road Bellbrae 3228, 3228 2019-06-24 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Mildura West Primary School 1 Mildura Ninth Street, Mildura, 3500 2019-06-24 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Loch Primary School 0 2 Victoria Road Loch 3945 2 Victoria Road Loch 3945, 3945 2019-06-24 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Armstrong Creek School 0 Armstrong Creek 100 Central Boulevard, Armstrong Creek, 3217 2019-06-25 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Arthurs Creek Primary School 2 ARTHURS CREEK 900 Arthurs Creek Rd, ARTHURS CREEK , 3099 2019-06-26 6:00pm - 8:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Anakie Primary School 27 2125-2135 Ballan Road Anakie 2125-2135 Ballan Road Anakie , 3213 2019-07-16 6:00pm - 8:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Ringwood North Primary School 27 172 Oban Road Maroondah 172 Oban Road Maroondah , 3134 2019-07-16 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Warragul Regional College 19 55 Burke Street Warragul 55 Burke Street Warragul , 3820 2019-07-17 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Albert Park Primary School 31 Albert Park Bridport St, Albert Park, 3206 2019-07-18 5:30pm - 8:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Carisbrook Primary School 26 Carisbrook 2 Camp Street, Carisbrook, 3464 2019-07-22 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Broadmeadows Valley Primary School 25 Broadmeadows 3047 Dimboola Road, Broadmeadows 3047, 3047 2019-07-23 5:00pm - 7:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Manchester Primary School 23 Monomeith Street Mooroolbark 3138 Monomeith Street Mooroolbark 3138, 3138 2019-07-23 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Point Cook Prep - Year 9 College 16 18 - 50 Ponsford Drive Point Cook 18 - 50 Ponsford Drive Point Cook , 3030 2019-07-24 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Bairnsdale Primary School 30 Bairnsdale 330 - 370 Main Street, Bairnsdale , 3875 2019-07-29 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Eppalock Primary School 32 149 Patons Road Axe Creek 149 Patons Road Axe Creek , 3551 2019-08-01 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Merriang Special Developmental School 25 11 Duncan Road Lalor 11 Duncan Road Lalor , 3075 2019-08-02 10:00am - 12:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Alvie Consolidated School 31 40 Wool Wool Rd Alvie 3249 40 Wool Wool Rd Alvie 3249, 3249 2019-08-07 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Pinewood Primary School 30 Mount Waverley 27-35 Pinewood Drive, Mount Waverley, 3149 2019-08-12 5:30pm - 8:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Coburg North Primary School 32 180 O'Hea Street Coburg 180 O'Hea Street Coburg , 3058 2019-08-14 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Hastings Primary School 32 10 - 20 Hodgins Road Hastings 10 - 20 Hodgins Road Hastings, 3915 2019-08-20 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.

President Training is available in the following locations:

School Available seats Location Address Date Time Details
Nilma Primary School 2 Nilma Bloomfield Road, Nilma, 3821 2019-06-24 3:30pm - 6:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Mildura West Primary School 2 Mildura Ninth Street, Mildura, 3500 2019-06-24 3:30pm - 6:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Pinewood Primary School 32 Mount Waverley 27-35 Pinewood Drive, Mount Waverley, 3149 2019-08-05 5:30pm - 8:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Bairnsdale Primary School 30 Bairnsdale 330 - 370 Main Street, Bairnsdale , 3875 2019-08-05 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.

Finance Training is available in the following locations:

School Available seats Location Address Date Time Details
Nilma Primary School 0 Nilma Bloomfield Road, Nilma, 3821 2019-06-24 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Brookside P-9 College 17 Caroline Springs Federation Way, Caroline Springs , 3023 2019-06-26 5:30pm - 8:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Brunswick North Primary School 30 Brunswick West Pearson St, Brunswick West, 3055 2019-07-17 6:00pm - 8:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Exford Primary School 32 1137 Exford Road Exford 1137 Exford Road Exford, 3338 2019-07-22 5:30pm - 8:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Anakie Primary School 28 2125-2135 Ballan Road Anakie 2125-2135 Ballan Road Anakie , 3213 2019-07-23 6:00pm - 8:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Chilwell Primary School 28 313a Pakington Street Newtown 313a Pakington Street Newtown , 3220 2019-07-24 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Eppalock Primary School 32 149 Patons Road Axe Creek 149 Patons Road Axe Creek , 3551 2019-07-25 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Carisbrook Primary School 27 Carisbrook 2 Camp Street, Carisbrook, 3464 2019-07-29 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Warragul Regional College 23 55 Burke Street Warragul 55 Burke Street Warragul , 3820 2019-07-31 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.

Strategic Planning Training is available in the following locations:

School Available seats Location Address Date Time Details
St Albans Secondary College 0 289 Main Road East St Albans 289 Main Road East St Albans, 302 2019-06-26 6:00pm - 8:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Greythorn Primary School 2 Balwyn North Reading Ave, Balwyn North , 3104 2019-06-27 5:30pm - 8:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Berwick Fields Primary School 20 35 Gwendoline Drive Berwick 35 Gwendoline Drive Berwick , 3806 2019-07-16 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Greta Valley Primary School 32 Greta South 2376 Wangaratta-Kilfeera Road, Greta South, 3675 2019-07-22 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Albert Park Primary School 32 Albert Park Bridport St, Albert Park, 3206 2019-07-25 5:30pm - 8:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Exford Primary School 31 1137 Exford Road Exford 1137 Exford Road Exford, 3338 2019-07-29 5:30pm - 8:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Chilwell Primary School 27 313a Pakington Street Newtown 313a Pakington Street Newtown , 3220 2019-07-30 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration 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.