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    (1)     The main purpose of this Act is to reform the law relating to education and training in Victoria by providing for a high standard of education and training for all Victorians.

    (2)     In particular this Act makes provision for or with respect to—

        (a)     the years of compulsory schooling and the options available;

        (b)     vocational education and training, technical and further education, adult community and further education, and other post-compulsory education and training;

S. 1.1.1(2)(c) amended by No. 33/2020 s. 4.

        (c)     the establishment and regulation of Government schools and the regulation of non-Government schools, school boarding premises and home schooling;

S. 1.1.1(2)(ca) inserted by No. 24/2021 s. 4.

        (ca)     the protection of members of school communities from harmful, threatening or abusive behaviour;

        (d)     the establishment and regulation of post‑compulsory education institutions and providers;

        (e)     the development and accreditation of courses and the issuing of qualifications;

S. 1.1.1(2)(f) substituted by No. 27/2010 s. 4.

        (f)     the recognition and regulation of the teaching profession and the maintenance of standards of professional practice for that profession;

        (g)     the employment in the teaching service of Government school teachers and other persons;

        (h)     the monitoring, planning and development of the provision of education and training;

              (i)     the repeal and re-enactment of various Acts relating to education and training.

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