Teacher’s online tool-kit

  • Why reinvent the wheel when there is so much knowledge already? Here is a list of useful sites and links which are categorised into school, Government and teaching resources.

    Other resources available on this site include condition specific resources and other support services.

    Please contact us if you believe your website should be listed on this page.

    School based

    Country Education Project is a statewide organisation that supports the provision of education within rural communities across Victoria.
    Website: www.cep.org.au

    Family-School & Community Partnerships Bureau is set up to help Australians build up healthy partnerships between school, families and the greater community. 
    Website: www.familyschool.org.au

    Futures for Young Adults provides support to students with a disability to make the transition to post-school options. It is available to eligible students from when they complete their schooling until they turn 21.
    Website: www.dhs.vic.gov.au/disability/supports_for_people/being_part_of_my_community/futures_for_young_adults

    Independent Schools of Victoria (ISV)
    Phone: (03) 9825 7200
    Website: www.independentschools.vic.edu.au

    Parents Victoria represents parents of students in Victorian government schools.
    Phone: 1800 032 023 or (03) 9380 2158
    Website: www.parentsvictoria.asn.au

    School Focused Youth Service aims to assist schools and agencies develop partnerships and enhance existing relationships which support 'at risk' young people in continuing their education.
    Website: www.sfys.infoxchange.net.au

    Victorian Curriculum Assessment Authority (VCAA) is an independent statutory body directly responsible to the Victorian Minister for Education, serving both government and non-government schools. The VCAA provides high quality curriculum and assessment programs for Victorian students.
    Phone: (03) 9651 4300
    Website: www.vcaa.vic.edu.au

    School Improvement and Governance Network (SIGN) provides advice and support to State School Councils across Victoria.
    Phone: (03) 9429 5900
    Website: www.viccso.org.au

    Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC) is the central office that administers the application and offer process for places in tertiary courses at university, TAFE and independent tertiary colleges in Victoria (and a few outside Victoria).
    Phone: 1300 364 133
    Website: www.vtac.edu.au

    Government support

    The Curriculum Planning Toolkit has been developed to assist teachers to develop improved learning and teaching practices for students with a disability or additional learning needs. For more information.
    Website: www.education.vic.gov.au/healthwellbeing/wellbeing/disability/assessment/default.htm

    Families as Partners in Learning enable early childhood services and schools to assist families to become more active participants in their child's learning, particularly learning in the home.
    Website: www.education.vic.gov.au/about/directions/familiesaspartners/default.htm

    The Australian Government Department of Education has a lot of information about early childhood, schooling, higher education, skills, youth and employment.
    Website: www.education.gov.au

    The DEECD 2011 Innovation Showcase website presents a wide range of innovations in various educational settings.
    Website: http://www.education.vic.gov.au/researchinnovation/showcase/showcase2011.htm

    The Department of Education and Training website for students and children provides lots of learning and research resources, information on school life and lots of fun games and activities. 

    Website: www.education.vic.gov.au/students/default.htm

    Teaching resources

    Australian Museum has a range of useful resources for teachers, including a series of short animations based on indigenous dream-time stories.
    Website: www.australianmuseum.net.au

    Australian Science Communicators (ASC) is a network of over 400 people working in science and technology communication across Australia and overseas. The ASC is an Australia-wide organisation and is active both nationally and locally. We talk to each other through our e-mail lists, on which only members may post messages, our online newsletter SCOPE, which is circulated monthly, this website and our National Conferences held every two years.
    Website: www.asc.asn.au

    Australian Sports Commission provides information on a range of grants and funding available to schools and sporting groups. The website also has interesting participation section with a range of different activities for young poeple.
    Website: www.ausport.gov.au

    Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) brings together media and education professionals to achieve excellence in media education.
    Website: www.atomvic.org

    Australian Teachers of Science is a national representation of teachers in the discipline of science.
    Website: www.asta.edu.au

    Blood buddies is part of the Australian Red Cross website. It uses young people to talk about the importance of donating blood. The website is supported with teaching notes.
    Website: www.bloodbuddies.com.au

    Education Services Australia (ESA) undertakes activities that support the work of the States and Territories in providing educational experiences for all students. ESA provides services and creates resources for all learning needs.
    Phone: (03) 9207 9600
    Website: www.esa.edu.au

    State Library of Victoria provides much more than a traditional library service. The library hosts exhibitions, events, classes and workshops for the community to participate in and so much more.
    Website: www.slv.vic.gov.au