Sustainability-related Regulations Database

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Education and Training Reform Act 2006

Description: A short description of the legislation.

The Education and Training Reform Act 2006 is legislation enacted in Victoria, Australia, to govern education and training systems. It provides the framework for the administration, regulation, and improvement of schools, vocational education, and training (VET), and higher education sectors. The Act establishes standards for curriculum development, student assessment, teacher registration, and school governance. It promotes equity, quality, and accountability in education delivery, fostering lifelong learning and workforce development. By ensuring compliance with educational standards and supporting innovation and improvement initiatives, the Act contributes to the advancement of education and training outcomes across Victoria.

Application to Australian agriculture: Where the legislation is applicable.

The Victorian Education and Training Reform Act 2006 impacts the agriculture industry by establishing curriculum standards and vocational training programs related to agriculture. It ensures the delivery of high-quality education and training in agricultural practices, contributing to workforce development, innovation, and sustainability within the sector in Victoria.

Compliance information: Often the evidence of compliance against a piece of legislation is that there is not a breach of the Act. Where appropriate, the developers of this database have listed evidence which could be used to show compliance if a breach was to be found. Many Best Management Practice (BMP) schemes and other certifications in Australian agriculture include this evidence for accreditation.

The following documentation/information is required to provide evidence of compliance.

(1) Accreditation Certificates (2) Records of Curriculum Development and Implementation (3) Student Assessment Results (4) Teacher Registration Records (5) Reports on Educational Outcomes

Additional information: The entity this legislation originates from.

Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority →

Source documents: Links to the legislation documents.