If you’re thinking about taking a leave of absence from teaching or you don’t feel you’ll be able to meet the requirements when you renew your registration, non-practising registration is a convenient option that will allow you to transition back into (full) registration with minimal fuss.
From 1 July 2017, the first phase of the Victorian Government’s reportable conduct scheme will commence. This will impact on the reporting duties of all teachers and early childhood teachers in response to all allegations of child abuse and child-related misconduct.
The introduction of the Mandatory Reporting and the Child Safe Standards is part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to implementing the recommendations of the Betrayal of Trust report on institutional responses to child abuse.
VIT has developed a matrix that shows the stages of the inquiry process and lists the relevant descriptors at each stage