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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.

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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
Warringa Park School 5 Virtual (Live)
Event
81-85 Warringa Cres, Hoppers Crossing, 3029 2020-07-20 6:15pm - 8:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Hawthorn West Primary School 11 Virtual (Live)
Event
16 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn , 3122 2020-07-23 6:00pm - 8:15pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Parkhill Primary School 3 Virtual (Live)
Event
Parkhill Drive Ashwood , 3147 2020-07-23 6:00pm - 8:15pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Kyneton Primary School 10 Virtual (Live)
Event
7-15 Baynton Street Kyneton , 3444 2020-07-23 7:00pm - 9:15pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Somerville Secondary College 4 Virtual (Live)
Event
37 Graf Rd, Somerville , 3912 2020-07-27 6:30pm - 8:45pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Armadale Primary School 13 Virtual (Live)
Event
9-23 Densham Road Armadale, 3143 2020-07-27 7:00pm - 9:15pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Strathfieldsaye Primary School 20 Virtual (Live)
Event
9 Uxbridge Street, Strathfieldsaye , 3551 2020-07-28 6:30pm - 8:45pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Deer Park North Primary School 12 Virtual (Live)
Event
18-36 Mawson Ave, Deer Park , 3023 2020-07-29 9:30am - 11:45am Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Carrum Primary School 17 Virtual (Live)
Event
Walkers Rd, Carrum , 3197 2020-07-29 5:00pm - 7:15pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Saltwater P-9 College 10 Virtual (Live)
Event
15 Kirra Pl, Point Cook, 3030 2020-07-30 6:30pm - 8:45pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
REGIONAL EVENT GOULBURN - Shepparton, Mitchell, Moira, Murrindindi, Strathbogie 20 Virtual (Live)
Event
Unit 5, 134- 136 Cambridge Street, 3066 2020-08-04 10:30am - 12:45pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Kingswood Primary School 19 Virtual (Live)
Event
Plaza Cres, Dingley Village, 3172 2020-08-04 6:00pm - 8:15pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
REGIONAL (OVENS MURRAY)- Alpine,Benalla,Indigo,Mansfield,Towong,Wang,Wodonga 20 Virtual (Live)
Event
Unit 5, 134- 136 Cambridge Street, 3066 2020-08-10 6:15pm - 8:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Mount Alexander College 18 Virtual (Live)
Event
167-175 Mount Alexander Road Flemington VIC 3031, 3031 2020-08-11 6:30pm - 8:45pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Tallygaroopna Primary School 14 Virtual (Live)
Event
24-34 Victoria Street Tallygaroopna , 3634 2020-08-11 7:00pm - 9:15pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Deans Marsh Primary School 18 Virtual (Live)
Event
30 Deans Marsh-Lorne Rd, Deans Marsh, 3235 2020-08-18 6:15pm - 8:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Keysborough Gardens Primary School 20 Virtual (Live)
Event
10 Homeleigh Rd, Keysborough, 3173 2020-08-19 5:00pm - 7:15pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
REGIONAL EVENT GOULBURN - Shepparton, Mitchell, Moira, Murrindindi, Strathbogie 20 Virtual (Live)
Event
Unit 5, 134- 136 Cambridge Street, 3066 2020-08-31 6:15pm - 8:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
REGIONAL (OVENS MURRAY)- Alpine,Benalla,Indigo,Mansfield,Towong,Wang,Wodonga 20 Virtual (Live)
Event
Unit 5, 134- 136 Cambridge Street, 3066 2020-09-01 10:30am - 12:45pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Western Port Secondary College 20 Virtual (Live)
Event
215 High St, Hasting, 3915 2020-09-08 6:15pm - 8:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.

Strategic Planning Training is available in the following locations:

School Available seats Mode Address Date Time Details
Pakenham Primary School 9 Virtual (Live)
Event
50 Atlantic Dr, Pakenham, 3810 2020-07-21 4:00pm - 6:15pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Belmont High School 8 Virtual (Live)
Event
Rotherham Street, Belmont , 3216 2020-07-21 6:00pm - 8:15pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Glengarry Primary School 14 Virtual (Live)
Event
Cairnbrook Road Glengarry 3854, 3854 2020-07-22 6:15pm - 8:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Bimbadeen Heights Primary School 1 Virtual (Live)
Event
118 Hayrick Ln, Mooroolbark , 3138 2020-07-29 6:15pm - 8:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Monbulk College 19 Virtual (Live)
Event
146-148 David Hill Road Monbulk , 3793 2020-07-29 6:45pm - 9:00pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Williamstown North Primary School 11 Virtual (Live)
Event
133 Melbourne Rd, Williamstown, 3016 2020-08-05 6:30pm - 8:45pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
St Kilda Primary School 18 Virtual (Live)
Event
2B Brighton Road, St Kilda, 3182 2020-08-12 6:15pm - 8:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Chelsea Heights Primary School 20 Virtual (Live)
Event
194 Thames Promenade, Chelsea Heights, 3196 2020-09-10 6:30pm - 8:45pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Somerville Secondary College 19 Virtual (Live)
Event
37 Graf Rd, Somerville , 3912 2020-10-26 6:30pm - 8:45pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.

Finance Training is available in the following locations:

School Available seats Mode Address Date Time Details
Belmont High School 5 Virtual (Live)
Event
Rotherham Street, Belmont , 3216 2020-07-14 6:00pm - 8:15pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
University Park Primary School 17 Virtual (Live)
Event
Lister Street, St Albans, 3021 2020-07-20 6:30pm - 8:45pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
St Kilda Primary School 14 Virtual (Live)
Event
2B Brighton Road, St Kilda, 3182 2020-07-21 6:15pm - 8:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Lakes Entrance Primary School 19 Virtual (Live)
Event
49 Myer Street Lakes Entrance 3909, 3909 2020-07-21 6:30pm - 8:45pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Strathfieldsaye Primary School 20 Virtual (Live)
Event
9 Uxbridge Street, Strathfieldsaye , 3551 2020-07-23 6:30pm - 8:45pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Warringa Park School 4 Virtual (Live)
Event
81-85 Warringa Cres, Hoppers Crossing, 3029 2020-07-27 6:15pm - 8:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Watsonia Heights Primary School 17 Virtual (Live)
Event
61 Henry St, Greensborough, 3088 2020-08-10 6:00pm - 8:15pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Essendon North Primary School 14 Virtual (Live)
Event
112 Keilor Road, Essendon North , 3041 2020-08-11 6:30pm - 8:45pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Chelsea Heights Primary School 18 Virtual (Live)
Event
194 Thames Promenade, Chelsea Heights, 3196 2020-08-13 6:30pm - 8:45pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Saltwater P-9 College 15 Virtual (Live)
Event
15 Kirra Pl, Point Cook, 3030 2020-08-13 6:30pm - 8:45pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Findon Primary School 7 Virtual (Live)
Event
Cuthbert Drive Mill Park, 3082 2020-08-18 6:00pm - 8:15pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Somerville Secondary College 20 Virtual (Live)
Event
37 Graf Rd, Somerville , 3912 2020-08-24 6:30pm - 8:45pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Heathcote Primary School 20 Virtual (Live)
Event
31 Herriot St, Heathcote, 3523 2020-09-09 5:30pm - 7:45pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.

President Training is available in the following locations:

School Available seats Mode Address Date Time Details
State Wide Event 14 Virtual (Live)
Event
Suite 5, 134-136 Cambridge Street, 3066 2020-07-20 6:15pm - 8:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
State Wide Event 18 Virtual (Live)
Event
Suite 5, 134-136 Cambridge Street, 3066 2020-07-28 11:00am - 1:15pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Korumburra Primary School 19 Virtual (Live)
Event
6 - 16 Mine Road Korumburra , 3950 2020-08-04 6:30pm - 8:45pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
State Wide Event 20 Virtual (Live)
Event
Suite 5, 134-136 Cambridge Street, 3066 2020-08-05 6:15pm - 8:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
State Wide Event 19 Virtual (Live)
Event
Suite 5, 134-136 Cambridge Street, 3066 2020-08-11 1:15pm - 3:30pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
Watsonia Heights Primary School 17 Virtual (Live)
Event
61 Henry St, Greensborough, 3088 2020-09-07 6:00pm - 8:15pm Registration and refreshments on arrival. Training begins 30 mins after arrival time.
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* 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.