Key Objectives of Council
School councils play a key role in Victorian schools, and being a member of School Council is a rewarding and challenging experience. Acting as a team, School Council supports the Principal to oversee the efficient governance of the College and to provide the best possible educational outcomes for students.
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Functions of Council
The functions of a School Council are outlined in the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 and include:
- establishing the broad direction and vision of the school within the school’s community
- participating in the development and monitoring of the school strategic plan
- approving the annual budget and monitoring expenditure
- developing, reviewing and updating school policies
- raising funds for school-related purposes
- regulating and facilitating the after-hours use of the school premises and grounds
- exercising a general oversight of the school buildings and grounds and ensure that they are kept in good order and condition
- entering into contracts such as cleaning and sanitary services
- informing itself and taking into account the views of the school community for the purpose of making decisions in regard to the school and the students at the school
- creating interest in the school in the wider community
- perform any other function or duty or to exercise any power conferred or imposed on the council by or under this Act or the regulations or a Ministerial Order or direction issued by the Minister under this Act.
Boronia K-12 College Council
The composition of the 2016 Boronia K-12 School Council consists of fifteen members; eight parents, four teachers, the Principal and two co-opted positions.
Andrea Baldwin, Rachel MacDonald, Nikki Alexander, Leanne Yeoman, Susie Colling, Penny Hartelt, Donna Eichinski & Shaye Owen
Meagan Cook, Brooke Cross, Amanda Cellante, & Lucinda Bondini.
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