• Mandatory Reporting and Child Safe Standards

    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.

  • Teacher Education reforms will deliver the best

    The Minister for Education, the Hon. James Merlino, recently announced Excellence in Teacher Education reforms to attract and develop the best and brightest teachers to Victoria.

    The Excellence in Teacher Education reforms are about selecting and supporting the best new entrants into Victorian teaching programs.

  • Child safe standards

    The Minister for Education, the Hon. James Merlino MP has released a video message for school professionals and parents to help them prepare for the 1 August 2016 implementation of child safe standards.

  • Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal decision

    A significant decision concerning the relevance of a serious criminal offence (unrelated to teaching) to the suitability of a person to teach, was made by VCAT late last year.