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Student welfare - VRQA minimum standards is a Course

Student welfare - VRQA minimum standards

Starts Jul 27, 2020


Full course description

Date and Time 

Tuesday 28 July 2020, 9.30 am to 11.30 am 


Online  - a zoom link will be available 24 hours prior to the event 


This learning event is right for you if you are a Principal, Deputy Principal or Wellbeing Coordinator. 


Thitwo-hour webinar will explore in greater detail Student Welfare from the VRQA Minimum Standards. There will be an emphasis on what the Minimum Standards actually say. All topics associated with the standards will be explored and questions answered. 

In Victoria, schools are reviewed to make sure they are meeting the minimum standards and other requirements for registration as outlined by the VRQA. 

Key Takeaways 

  • Information on care, safety and welfare of students 
  • understanding of managing the risk of child abuse
  • Awareness of anaphylaxis, cybersafety, first aid
  • Understanding of Emergency Bushfire Management
  • Knowledge of attendance monitoring and register
  • examination of Working with Children Act 2005. 

Presenter Information  

Elspeth Adamson 

Elspeth Adamson is currently Manager, Student Services at Independent Schools Victoria, where she works in the areas of students with individual needs and student wellbeing, as well as addressing parent concerns about their children’s education. Previously, she was a Head of Campus and Deputy Principal of a Victorian multi-campus Independent school, and a Principal of an international school in India. 

Peter Roberts 

Peter Roberts is currently Independent Schools Victoria’s Director, School Services, and the Company Secretary of the Victorian Independent Schools Block Grant Authority. He joined ISV as the Manager, Compliance Framework. In his roles, Peter provides advice and support to Independent schools, particularly in the areas of compliance and accountability, capital projects and school operations. He has played a leading role in implementing various Australian and Victorian Government education programs focused on school performance and infrastructure improvement. Prior to joining ISV, he spent twenty years working in schools, most recently as an Assistant Principal at a large metropolitan school. 


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