The non-State schooling sector is an important part of the State’s education system, representing diverse educational philosophies and religious and other organisational affiliations.
The Non-State Schools Accreditation Board and Eligibility for Government Funding Committee work predominantly with governing bodies of non-State schools on aspects of accreditation and funding eligibility.
New Accreditation Legislation
The Board wishes to advise that the new Education (Accreditation of Non-State Schools) Act 2017 and the new Education (Accreditation of Non-State Schools) Regulation 2017 will commence 1 January 2018.
Key changes include:
Governing body update program
The Board is currently conducting its annual governing body update program for 2017.
The 2016-2017 Annual Report is now available.
New legislative requirements for Year 1
Recent amendments to the Education (General Provisions) Act 2006 have been made regarding the enrolment of a child in Year 1.
Last updated 3 November, 2017