You will require this registration if you intend to operate an independent school. This registration applies to schools that operate during normal school hours for children between the ages of six and sixteen years.
Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Strict eligibility requirements are in place regarding the registration and ongoing operation of any school in Victoria. Requirements cover topics such as:
- school policies
- programme documentation
- enrolment details
- student relations
- security issues.
Due to these extensive requirements, it is advised for you to consult the responsible Agency for more information.
All providers of school education must ensure that their programs and teaching are delivered in a manner that supports and promotes the principles and practice of Australian democracy. A school applying to register must comply with minimum standards and other requirements specified in current legislation, and the school must comply from the time it makes an initial application for registration.
Ongoing, subject to operations and standards assessments.
Fees for 2016.
Amendment of registration. Fees for 2016.
The applicants must submit their notice of intent to open a school, preferably two years but at least six months before the date of the proposed opening, or have previously been granted approval to open such a school.
Up to 2 years.
Department of Education and Training
Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority
Education and Training Reform Act 2006 (Victoria)
Education and Training Reform Regulations 2007 (Victoria)
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