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Good Governance and Regulatory Responsibilities of Victorian Schools 2022196F is a Course

Good Governance and Regulatory Responsibilities of Victorian Schools 2022196F

Aug 16, 2022 - Dec 30, 2022


Full course description

Date and time

Tuesday 16 August 2022, 6.00 pm - 8.00 pm


Delivery mode

Online – a Zoom link will be provided 24 hours prior to the event or

In person at ISV, 40 Rosslyn St, West Melbourne




This learning event is right for you if you are on the Board or Council of an Independent Schools member School looking to understand your role and responsibilities in relation to regulatory requirements.




If you do not have a school email address, you will need to register with isConnect first.

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This session will:

•            provide a guide to the minimum standards for school registration

•            outline what to expect from a VRQA review

•            outline the Child Safe Standards

•            provide suggestions for a good Board Meeting structure

•            highlight the ISV compliance resource.

This session will be structured from the viewpoint of a Council or Board Member and their roles and responsibilities.

"Lynn Glover defused the fear associated with a school review." (previous participant)

"This was a very informative and well presented session." (previous participant)

This learning event supports creating best practice toward meeting the following VRQA standard(s):

  • School governance – Democratic Principles     
  • School governance – Governance
  • School governance – Probity
  • School governance – Philosophy             
  • The minimum standards for schools offering a senior secondary course – Governance and probity   


Key takeaways               

  • understanding of the Minimum Standards required by the VRQA from a governing perspective
  • greater insight into what the Board or Council can expect when the school is undergoing a VRQA review
  • understanding of what the Board needs to know to ensure they meet their child safety obligations
  • understanding of what strategies lead to effective board meetings
  • further information on what support materials are available from ISV


Presenter information

Lynn Glover      

Lynn Glover was Chief Executive Officer of the Victorian Registration and Qualification Authority 2007, retiring from the role in mid-December 2020. She was responsible for the establishment, development and implementation of regulation for the registration and ongoing quality assurance of education and training providers in Victoria. This role oversees home schooling, school education (both public and private), vocational education and training, overseas student exchange programs, apprenticeships and traineeships. Lynn has previously held the roles of General Manager, Schools and Communities Division in the Office of Policy, Planning and Evaluation in the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development and managed the international education programs in Victorian government schools. Lynn was also General Manager of the Portfolio Improvement and Assurance Division in the Office of Strategy and Review. In this role, she was responsible for risk management and audit services for the portfolio.



Michelle Green

Michelle Green has been Chief Executive of Independent Schools Victoria (ISV) since 2002. Michelle came to ISV with extensive experience in managing member organisations, particularly in the health sector, and working with government. She has chaired a variety of organisations in the not-for-profit area, including in health and industrial relations, and has significant experience in practical governance matters. Michelle has been at the forefront of significant change and development in education in Victoria and nationally. To help Member Schools meet these challenges, she has focused ISV on research, governance and relations with governments and media. In advocating for the rights of parents to choose the best education for their children, she believes that they and all Australian schools need financial support to build an education system that serves a creative, modern, diverse and prosperous nation.




Peter Roberts

Peter Roberts is currently Independent Schools Victoria’s Head of School Services, and the Company Secretary of the Victorian Independent Schools Block Grant Authority. 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 Victorian secondary schools as a teacher and Assistant Principal.

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