Full course description
Date and time
Tuesday 28 July 2020, 9.30 am to 11.30 am
This learning event is right for you if you are a Principal, Deputy Principal or Wellbeing Coordinator
Ensure you have a full and strong understanding of the minimum standards with respect to Student Welfare as outlined by the VRQA. Unpack the requirements with highly experienced Independent Schools Victoria staff.
In Victoria, schools are reviewed to make sure they are meeting the minimum standards and other requirements for registration as outlined by the VRQA.
Information on the following topics:
- care, safety and welfare of students
- managing the risk of child abuse
- anaphylaxis, cyber-safety, first aid
- emergency bushfire management
- attendance monitoring and registration
- Working with Children Act 2005.
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 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.