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
Dromana Primary School 5 Dromana McCulloch St, Dromana, 3936 2019-08-21 6:00pm - 8:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Lockwood South Primary School 3 Lockwood South 710 Calder Alternative Hwy, Lockwood South , 3551 2019-08-21 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Camelot Rise Primary School 2 Galahad Crescent Glen Waverley 3150 Galahad Crescent Glen Waverley 3150, 3150 2019-08-27 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Mount Erin College 20 Frankston South Robinsons Rd, Frankston South, 3199 2019-09-03 6:00pm - 8:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Wellington Secondary College - STUDENT ONLY SESSION 32 91 Police Road Mulgrave 91 Police Road Mulgrave, 3170 2019-09-04 9:30am - 12:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Cowes Primary School 31 Cowes 177 Settlement Rd, Cowes, 3922 2019-09-04 4:30pm - 7:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
John Fawkner College 19 Fawkner Jukes Road, Fawkner, 3060 2019-09-05 6:00pm - 8:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Mahogany Rise Primary School 18 Frankston North Forster Ave, Frankston North, , 3200 2019-09-09 6:00pm - 8:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Alamanda K-9 College 16 Point Cook 86-100 Alamanda Blvd, Point Cook, 3030 2019-09-10 6:00pm - 8:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Geelong High School - STUDENT ONLY SESSION 32 385 Ryrie Street East Geelong 385 Ryrie Street East Geelong, 3219 2019-09-18 9:30am - 12:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Solway Primary School 29 Winton Road ASHBURTON Winton Road ASHBURTON , 3147 2019-10-10 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
Mill Park Secondary College Senior Campus 32 Epping 3076 19 – 33 Civic Drive, Epping 3076, 3082 2019-10-28 6:00pm - 8:30pm 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
Balmoral K-12 Community College 26 Harrow Balmoral Road Balmoral Harrow Balmoral Road Balmoral, 3407 2019-08-26 6:00pm - 8:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Bundarra Primary School 1 Portland 124 Fawthrop St, Portland, 3305 2019-08-27 6:00pm - 8:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Tyabb Railway Station Primary School 28 Tyabb 88 The Crescent, Tyabb, 391 2019-09-02 4:00pm - 6:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Katandra West Primary School 20 Katandra West 17-27 Bankin Street, Katandra West , 3634 2019-09-02 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Camelot Rise Primary School 20 Galahad Crescent Glen Waverley 3150 Galahad Crescent Glen Waverley 3150, 3150 2019-09-05 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
St Andrews Primary School 23 St Andrews 15 Caledonia Street, St Andrews, 3761 2019-09-11 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Mill Park Secondary College Senior Campus 22 Epping 3076 19 – 33 Civic Drive, Epping 3076, 3082 2019-10-14 6:00pm - 8:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Bayswater North Primary School 25 Bayswater 2 Stuart Street, Bayswater, 3153 2019-10-14 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Alamanda K-9 College 25 Point Cook 86-100 Alamanda Blvd, Point Cook, 3030 2019-10-16 6:00pm - 8:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Sunshine Harvester Primary School 32 Sunshine 132 Hertford Rd, Sunshine, 3020 2019-10-28 5:30pm - 8:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Point Cook Prep - Year 9 College 17 18 - 50 Ponsford Drive Point Cook 18 - 50 Ponsford Drive Point Cook , 3030 2019-10-30 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
Murrumbeena Primary School 1 Murrumbeena Hobart Road, Murrumbeena, 3163 2019-08-26 6:30pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Solway Primary School 32 Winton Road ASHBURTON Winton Road ASHBURTON , 3147 2019-10-24 6:00pm - 8:30pm 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.