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The Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA) has established minimum standards in relation to Enrolment.
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Do you need to comply?
Yes, under the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 (Vic) and the Education and Training Reform Regulations 2017 (Vic).
Conditions of compliance
The Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA) has established minimum standards in relation to student enrolment numbers, enrolment policies and enrolment registers.
If you have to comply, what do you have to do?
Primary schools must have a minimum of 20 students enrolled. Secondary and P-12 schools must also have an enrolment of 10 or more students for each secondary year level for which the school is registered.
Schools must have a clearly defined enrolment policy that complies with all applicable State or Commonwealth laws.
The enrolment register should show that the number of students enrolled in the school is as many, or more than, the minimum standard required by the standard or than the minimum number as otherwise approved by the VRQA.
The Enrolment Policy should include:
The basis on which offers are made
Whether preference is given to certain groups of students. (A school established by a particular religious denomination, or by a group of religious denominations, may have an enrolment policy that gives preference to adherents of that religious denomination or denominations or their children)
The enrolment procedure, and
The fact that the enrolment policy takes account of all requirements of laws relating to privacy, and immunisation.
The enrolment register should show for each student enrolled in the school:
student birth date
name and contact details of parent/guardian
date of enrolment, and
date enrolment ceased.
The enrolment register can be either paper based or electronic.