|Department of Education and Training|
The Department of Education and Training (DET) offers learning and development support, services and resources for all Victorians, from birth through to adulthood.
|Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority|
The Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA) is an independent statutory body responsible to the Victorian Minister for Education, serving both government and non-government schools. The VCAA provides curriculum, assessment and reporting for all Victorian students 0 to 18.
|Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority|
The Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA)provides regulation that ensures quality education and training is delivered by the providers it registers in Victoria, and promotes informed choice when it comes to your education and training decisions. The VRQA is also responsible for the regulation of apprenticeships and traineeships in Victoria.
A VCAA website, currently known as Insight Assess [www.insight.vic.edu.au]
, has been developed that provides stakeholders (practitioners, parents, students and others) with information and advice about assessment from the early years to the senior secondary years of schooling.
|Department of Education|
The Australian Government Department of Education is responsible for national policies and programmes that help Australians access quality and affordable childcare; early childhood education, school education, post-school, higher education, international education and academic research.
|Commision for Children and Young People|
|The National Safe Schools Framework|
The Department of Education was created on 18 September 2013 out of the former Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations. The site is currently under development.
|Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework|
The Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework (VEYLDF) was developed in November 2009 by the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD) in partnership with the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA) and implemented from 2010.
The VEYLDF identifies five Early Years Learning and Development Outcomes for all children from birth to eight years linking the learning outcomes from the Early Years Learning Framework for Australia to the Aus/VELS curriculum in schools.
|Victorian Institute of Teaching|
The Victorian Institute of Teaching is a statutory authority for the regulation of the teaching profession in Victoria. The Institute operates along similar lines to other regulatory bodies, such as the Legal Services Board and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. It registers teachers working in Victorian government, Catholic and independent schools.
|Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL)|
The Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) provides national leadership for the Commonwealth, State and Territory Governments in promoting excellence in the profession of teaching and school leadership. AITSL is a public company (ABN 17 117 362 740) limited by guarantee, established under the Commonwealth Corporations Act 2001 and subject to the provisions of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997. It is funded by the Australia Government and the Minister for School Education, Early Childhood and Youth is the sole member of the company. The Institute operates under its own constitution, with decisions made by an independent board of directors.
|Annual State of Victoria's Children Reports|
Annual State of Victoria’s Children reports provide a comprehensive picture of the health, wellbeing, learning, safety and development of Victoria’s children and young people.
|Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA)|
ACARA is an independent authority providing a rigorous, national approach to education through the national curriculum, national assessment program and national data collection and reporting program.
|Australian Human Rights Commission - Children's Rights|