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The Healthy Eating Advisory Service free online training module takes canteen managers and staff through the strategies to make and promote healthy food and drink, plus why it's so important to role model healthy eating for children and adolescents.
Full of tips, menu ideas, helpful information and events, our Term newsletters are a great resource for any canteen. If you'd like to recieve our newsletters, please join as a VSCA member. You'll also be able to receive exclusive access to our members-only area to view past VSCA newsletters, menus, ideas and canteen resources. Join here.
2017 Government School Terms
Term 1: 30 January (school teachers start) to 31 March *
Term 2: 18 April to 30 June
Term 3: 17 July to 22 September
Term 4: 9 October to 22 December
* The first day of Term 1 is a student-free day in all government schools to allow for appropriate planning to take place for the arrival of students. Each year government schools are provided with four student-free days for professional development, school planning and administration, curriculum development, and student assessment and reporting purposes. The remaining three student-free days are determined by each individual school, so contact your school for details.