Changes to the way the Australian Government funds non-government schools offer a degree of immediate certainty for staff, students and parents at Independent schools, Independent Schools Victoria Chief Executive, Ms Michelle Green, said today.
Representatives of Independent Schools Victoria, the Association of Independent Schools of NSW, and the Association of Independent Schools of SA, along with representatives of the Independent Schools Council of Australia, today met the Prime Minister and the Minister for Education.
The Chief Executive of Independent Schools Victoria, Ms Michelle Green, has written to Victorian members of the Federal Cabinet alerting them to the potentially damaging impact on families of proposed school funding models.
Modelling by Independent Schools Victoria shows that a campaign by Catholic school authorities to change the way non-government schools are funded would take close to half a billion dollars from more needy schools, benefiting Catholic schools in high-income areas.
Independent Schools Victoria Chief Executive, Ms Michelle Green, has responded to a misleading article that creates a false picture of funding for Independent schools in the Geelong region. Click the link above to read the letter she submitted to The Geelong Advertiser.
Independent Schools Victoria Chief Executive, Michelle Green, today condemned the immature slurs directed at staff in Independent schools by Catholic Education Commission of Victoria Executive Director Stephen Elder.
Independent Schools Victoria warned today that a divisive campaign by some elements of the Catholic education system amounted to an attack on the principle of government funding to all non-government schools.
The Chief Executive of Independent Schools Victoria, Ms Michelle Green, has written to all Federal Members of Parliament and Senators, expressing concern about the divisive tone emerging in the school funding debate
Independent Schools Victoria has welcomed the reappointment of Senator Simon Birmingham as Australian Minister for Education and Training, and reiterated its commitment to working with the new government as it implements its education policy.
Independent Schools Victoria Chief Executive Michelle Green has appealed for balance and fairness in media reporting of education issues, after a misleading report about a Melbourne Independent school.
Independent Schools Victoria welcomes the recent release of research into the contributors to the educational development of children, but is disappointed at the media focus on school sector as the key criteria of concern.