The Hon Dan Tehan MP, Minister for Education has released a Statement of Intent to provide reassurance to the schooling sector that a flexible approach will be made for compliance and reporting arrangements where obligations cannot be met due to the unforeseen and unavoidable impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Use the links below for more information.
The 2020 Non-government Schools Census (Census) collection is now open.
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The Department of Education, Skills and Employment is closely monitoring the effect COVID-19 is having on local communities and schools.
The Victorian State Government has issued public health directions to address COVID-19 which set out that school students who cannot attend school in person should participate in remote and flexible learning in affected areas. This will coincide with all of the Census reference period. The 2020 Non-Government Schools Census Requirements have been updated to support this situation. For further information please visit the SchoolsHUB Census help and support page.
The Department wishes to advise the Australian Education Senior Officials Committee and Education Council are currently considering the approach to the 2020 Student Attendance collection. We will provide more information on this collection when available.
Information about the 2020 Non-Government Schools Census to be held on Friday 7 August is now available. Use the links below or visit to the SchoolsHUB Census Help and Support page for more information.