The Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA) has established minimum standards in relation to School Registration.
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Yes, under the Educational and Training Reform Act 2006 (Vic.) and the Education and Training Reform Regulations 2007 (Vic.).
The Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA) has established minimum standards and other requirements for school registration.
All schools must comply with the minimum standards and other requirements specified in the Act and its Regulations, and explained in this guide.
The Act specifies that a school must have policies relating to student discipline that are based on principles of fairness and do not permit corporal punishment.
Minimum standards apply for:
Other requirements apply for:
Certain schools offering a senior secondary qualification – the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE), Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) or the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) – must also meet additional requirements. These are explained in the last section of this guide.
If the VRQA determines that a registered school does not comply with one or more of the minimum standards, it may:
Director, School Services
03 9825 7211
School Services Advisor
03 9825 7275
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