School Improvement and Governance Network

Community

Our Community

Our Community provides great advice and tools for Australia's 600,000 not-for-profit community groups and state, private and independent schools, as well as practical linkages between the community sector and the general public, business and government. Have a look at their:

  • Community resources for community groups
  • Training including governance training for community groups

Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

  • Education Partnerships Resource - a website to help schools form effective, mutually beneficial partnerships with organisations such as businesses, community organisations, philanthropists, local government, early childhood and other education providers
  • Evidence and benefits of education partnerships
  • DEECD-Victorian Community Sector Collaboration and Consultation Framework
  • Family and community partnerships

Community volunteering

Useful links include:

  • Our Community www.ourcommunity.com.au/
  • More Volunteers www.morevolunteers.com/

Country Education Project

The Country Education Project (CEP) has been working in Victorian rural education for over three decades. It has led the way in supporting schools and their communities through broad collaboration and partnerships. A focus has been pioneering work around P-12 education and clusters of schools.

Local government

Municipal Association of Victoria www.mav.asn.au/
Victorian Local Governance Association www.vlga.org.au/

Local Learning and Employment Networks (LLENs)

Local Learning and Employment Networks www.llen.vic.gov.au/