Find our current school program offerings, initiatives and campaigns.
Ensuring that all Victorian students have the skills, confidence and motivation to be active in life.
A campaign to encourage everyone in every school community to help prevent and respond to bullying.
Supporting children and young people with disabilities to access appropriate OSHC services for free.
Professional development and support for schools, carers and practitioners to support young people living in out-of-home care.
Creating safe and inclusive school environments for students with disabilities and additional needs.
The Marrung strategy ensures that all Koorie Victorians achieve their learning aspirations.
Compulsory minimum child safety standards for all Victorian early childhood services and schools.
Supporting schools to foster a safe environment that is supportive and inclusive of LGBTIQ+ students.
$9.5 million investment to put a stop to bullying in our schools.
An early years initiative to help provide children the best possible environment, experiences and care.
Giving preschool children the opportunity to learn another language.
Giving all children an equal chance to thrive by providing all kindergartens with extra resourcing.
The Victorian Government is investing $5 billion in kindergarten programs for all 3-year-olds over the next 10 years – a nation-leading initiative that will benefit children across the state
VCE is changing from 2023. Victorian senior secondary education is changing. From 2023, the new VCE Vocational Major and Victorian Pathways Certificate will replace VCAL.
Every child and young person – no matter their background or circumstance – deserves a chance to participate in quality arts education.
Funding for GPs to provide medical advice and health care to secondary students in need.
School, government and community collaborating to shape a local ‘people and place’ approach to education.
Helping schools promote positive menstrual health.
Provides free vision screening and if needed, further testing and free glasses to participating Prep to Year 3 students.
The Victorian Government is offering free camps and activities to boost student physical and emotional health with the Positive Start program.
Embedding a culture of respect, positive attitudes, and equality across the whole school community.
Offering free and healthy food for students in 1000 Victorian government schools.
Secondary schools, training providers, industry and local government come together and collaborate on improving education, training and employment pathways for students.
We want every Victorian student’s senior secondary experience to be positive, enjoyable and rewarding.
Providing select primary schools with more than 35,000 hours of speech pathology support for students.
Delivering a range of initiatives for Victorian government schools to support and extend their high-ability students.
Supporting all students to achieve the Victorian Water Safety Certificate with funded swimming and water safety education.
Ten new Tech Schools give secondary students opportunities to learn side-by-side with industry and STEM experts.
Australian government program to help address skills shortages in trades and emerging industries.
New initiatives to improve career education in Victorian government schools.
Celebrating Year 9 students who achieve outstanding or significantly improved NAPLAN tests results.
Every child and young person – no matter their background or circumstance – deserves the best chance to succeed in work and in life.
The Raising Expectations program aims to increase educational outcomes in post-secondary study for young people that are leaving out-of-home care.
The deafConnectEd program is intended to create equitable educational opportunities and outcomes for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) students undertaking study in the VET sector.
The VET International Practitioner Fellowship program provides the opportunity for eligible applicants to travel overseas.
Reconnect is designed to support Victorians experiencing disadvantage.
Head Start complements secondary school-based education with an apprenticeship or traineeship, building skills and confidence.
The Victorian government has expanded the Asylum Seeker Vocational Education Training (ASVET) program to exempt eligible asylum seekers from the usual citizenship and residency criteria.
Supports at risk young people by providing access to vocational education and training opportunities, tuition fee waivers and pathways to employment.
Building the capability of student support services staff to help students with complex behaviours.
A pilot program to support graduate teachers in the first years of their careers.
Find information about The Career Start Pilot (the Pilot) program, professional development opportunities, and a range of additional supports to graduate teachers in their first years.
Funding is available to attract more teachers for hard-to-staff positions. Find out how to submit an expression of interest for your school and how you can apply for a teaching position.
Guidance for teaching professionals on how to register interest in becoming a tutor or Casual Relief Teacher (CRT).
Anyone can accidentally leave their child in a car. Remember to check your back seat before leaving.
Never leave your most precious valuables, your children, alone in the car.
In 2022 we mark 150 years of public education in Victoria. Let's celebrate our shared belief that every child deserves a high-quality education, regardless of background or economic circumstance.
We’re making Victoria the Education State by building an education system that produces excellence and reduces the impact of disadvantage.
The Our Place approach provides tailored education, health and wellbeing services from a single location, creating an integrated community resource that supports children and families to succeed.
In Victoria, our public schools have a vision to support every student to succeed – because every child matters and every child belongs.
The Victorian Government is taking action to bridge the divide between regional and metropolitan schools.
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) cover a wide range of disciplines and skills, which are increasingly in demand in our rapidly changing world.
Reviewed 19 December 2022