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School Council Training for 2020 has commenced. All Term 2 events are listed on this page and are now Virtual (Live) Events. Please check back if a convenient date is not available, as new events are added on a regular basis. Please identify the session(s) you would like to attend and register by pressing the ‘Click here to register for an event’ option. More details on how to access your event will be sent to you via email upon registration.

Please note: *There are strictly no walk-ins for this training. All participants must register including all participants from the host school. Student members must be registered on our website by the school principal or another authorised school staff member. Please log in with your staff email details and follow the prompts to sign up the student member.

If you experience any difficulties with screen display or booking, it may be the web browser. If possible, try logging in using a different browser.

If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to email us at sct@synergistiq.com OR telephone us on (03) 9946 6800.

 

Governance Training

Governance training is open to all school councillors and principals and:

  • 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

Strategic Planning Training

Strategic Planning training is recommended for all school councillors and develops the skills necessary for each year of the school review cycle. The training is especially relevant for councils with newer members and for schools who are undertaking a review and development of a new School Strategic Plan (SSP). The 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

Finance Training

Finance training can be undertaken by all school councillors and helps to collectively strengthen the council’s knowledge of its responsibilities with regards to school finances.  This module is especially recommended for treasurers, presidents, principals and school councillors who are members of a finance sub-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

President Training

President training is open to presidents, principals, vice-presidents, and other councillors or executive support staff who play a support role for the president and:

  • 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

 

Governance Training is available in the following locations:

School Available seats Mode Address Date Time Details

Strategic Planning Training is available in the following locations:

School Available seats Mode Address Date Time Details
State Wide Event 13 Virtual (Live)
Event
Suite 5, 134-136 Cambridge Street, 3066 2020-12-01 6:15pm - 8:30pm Registration on arrival. Training begins 15mins after arrival time.

Finance Training is available in the following locations:

School Available seats Mode Address Date Time Details
State Wide Event 12 Virtual (Live)
Event
Suite 5, 134-136 Cambridge Street, 3066 2020-12-08 10:30am - 12:45pm Registration on arrival. Training begins 15mins after arrival time.

President Training is available in the following locations:

School Available seats Mode Address Date Time Details
State Wide Event 12 Virtual (Live)
Event
Suite 5, 134-136 Cambridge Street, 3066 2020-12-02 6:15pm - 8:30pm Registration on arrival. Training begins 15mins after arrival time.
* Please note:
If you experience any difficulties with screen display or booking, it may be the web browser.
If possible, try logging in with a different browser.

* Please note:
As noted above, there are NO walk ins. All participants must register including ALL participants from the host school.
If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to email us at sct@synergistiq.com OR telephone us on (03) 9946 6800.