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Ministerial advisory committees

Current committees

Ministerial Advisory Committee: Children and Students with Disability (MAC: CSWD)

MAC:CSWD advises the Minister on the education of children and young students with disability.

Multicultural Education and Languages Committee (MELC)

MELC advises the South Australian Minister for Education and Child Development on languages and multicultural education in South Australia, from early childhood services through to Year 12 schooling.

Past committees

Former Advisory Committee on Non-Government Schools

Following the review of State government boards and committees, the Advisory Committee on Non-Government Schools concluded on 31 December 2014.

The committee's annual reports are still available:

Former Planning Committee for Non-Government Schools

Following the review of State government boards and committees, the Planning Committee for Non-Government Schools concluded on 31 December 2014.

Some of the functions of the former Planning Committee will be transferred to the Education and Early Childhood Services Registration and Standards Board.

Ethnic Schools Board

Following the review of State Government boards and committees, the Ethnic Schools Board concluded on 30 June 2015.

From 1 July 2016 queries relating to funding agreements, state government grants and acquittals, and accreditation for existing schools are to be directed to Ms Carolyn Parker. You can call her on 8207 2466 or carolyn.parker [at] sa.gov.au (send her an email).

Questions about commencing a new Ethnic School, data collection, school or student matters, teacher accreditation courses, Child Safe Environments compliance statements or DCSI screening checks are to be directed to the Ethnic Schools Association of South Australia.

Contact

Non-Government Schools and Services unit

Phone: 8226 0042
Email: DECD.NGSSU [at] sa.gov.au