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Record-keeping best practice for Independent Schools 2022019Z is a Course

Record-keeping best practice for Independent Schools 2022019Z

Jun 21, 2022 - Dec 30, 2022

$150 Enrol

Full course description

Date and time

Tuesday 21 June 2022, 10.00 am to 12.00 pm

Delivery mode

A blend of in-person learning and self-pace modules


This learning event is right for you if you are a Principal, Deputy Principal or Risk and Compliance Manager.


The aim of this learning event is to increase awareness, and improve understanding of, the requirements for the collection, storage and disposal of school records. Good record keeping practices help ensure that schools meet their legislative obligations, as well as their administrative responsibilities to teachers, students, parents and the school community.

Topics covered include: Permanent and temporary records explained, retention periods for school records, archiving policies and practices, destruction of school records and best practice for organising and archiving records.

Interactive self-paced modules will accompany this learning event.

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

  •  School governance – Governance                                                                                                         
  • Care, Safety and Welfare of Students – Safe environment                                                            

 Key takeaways               

  • deeper understanding of recordkeeping obligations
  • knowledge of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)
  • information about creating, storing and disposing of records
  • do's and don'ts for recordkeeping.


Presenter information

Sarah Dunn       

Sarah Dunn is School Services Advisor at Independent Schools Victoria. Sarah is an experienced lawyer in the education sector. She provides strategic and practical advice to Member Schools in relation to a range of legal, regulatory, risk and compliance issues.




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.