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COVID-19 – 31 August Update 1

31 August 2020 by

Dear Parents and Guardians,

 

Thank you for your support of our virtual Student Progress Interviews held last Thursday and Friday. Despite the unique circumstances and unusual process of delivery, the feedback has been that parents/guardians enjoyed the opportunity to speak with their son/daughter’s teachers and found the Zoom meetings or phone calls worked well despite the odd technical hitch.

Thank you, too, to those parents/guardians who completed our Remote Learning 2.0 surveys. The information gleaned from these surveys will inform us of what is working for our community and what could be improved to make the experience better for all concerned.

Over the coming weeks some of our Year 12 VCE students will engage in some of their School Assessed Coursework (SACs) remotely. This is something new for the College and presents a range of issues in regards to the authentication of student work. We thank, in advance, the students and their parent/guardians for the strict adherence to our processes and procedures that will ensure this system remains fair and transparent.

As we move towards the end of Term 3, we are beginning to receive queries from our community about what will be occurring regarding our response to COVID-19 and remote learning in Term 4. While we understand the concerns and would enjoy some certainty about what will happen next, we do not currently have the information many of you are seeking; we, too, receive information after it has been released to the wider community through the relevant media briefings. Please rest assured, however, that as soon as we know more, we will respond as quickly as possible while ensuring that what we share is accurate and continues to be in the best interests of our College community.

 

Kind regards,
Rory Kennedy
Principal

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