Parent Links

Remote Support – a link for the IT Department at Portland Secondary College to help remotely.

How to use Compass – a parent friendly guide to using Compass from your device at home.

Leaving School Early  – is a website set up to help students make the right decisions about leaving school and life after school by letting you know your options.

CSEF (Camps, Sports & Excursion Fund) – information for parents.

Facebook Privacy – details of Facebook’s privacy settings.

Depression Proofing Your Kids – an article with helpful tips for parents.

Key dates – a list of key dates for the school year.

Parentline – Parentline provides a statewide telephone counselling service to parents and carers of children aged from birth to eighteen years.

Parent Immunisation Fact Sheet – The Department of Health immunisation website has a new fact sheet  with Seconday school imumisation information for parents.

Department of Education and Early Childhood Development – the DEECD website provides a wealth of information for parents.

Reading Difficulties and Dyslexia – strategies to support your child and how to talk to their school.

Parent Participation at School– involvement in schools by parents and carers can help your children achieve the best possible learning outcomes.

Careers and Planning for the Future – information to help you discuss future career options with your child.

Where to Now – publications for those about to undertake VCE, VCAL studies or begin an apprenticeship or traineeship.

Getting Started – an overview of the Australian higher education sector, costs, entry requirements and other information.

Skills Victoria – information on education and training opportunities, including apprenticeships and traineeships.

Centrelink – information on relevant education and training and allows application for particular youth support payments online.

Get Training – find vocational and educational training courses offered in Victora at TAFE, Adult Community Education organisations, TAFE divisions of Victorian Universities and private training providers.

DEECD Student Scholarships – keep up to date on the range of DEECD scholarships available, and register and apply for selected scholarhips.

Free Parent Book –  Guiding Your Child to Better Study.

Find My School – A handy website for locating schools within Victoria.