Student voice is a key component of the Education State vision. The Framework for improving student outcomes encourages schools to make student voice a priority and to empower students to fully and proudly participate in school life.
Student voice acknowledges that students have unique perspectives on learning, teaching and schooling, and should have the opportunity to actively shape their own education. Student voice is students actively participating in their schools communities and the education system, contributing to decision making processes and collectively influencing outcomes by putting their views forward, concerns and ideas.
At Glenroy West Primary School we acknowledge that Student Voice is a powerful driver to motivate learning. We strongly believe that students having a voice is important at both the local and global level. The opportunity to be heard and be involved as key stakeholders ensures that points of view from a large representative students are heard and this in turn leads to more informed decision making. Through leadership positions, Junior School Council membership and participation in the Action Group students are able to access authentic opportunities to develop a voice.
The vision of Student Voice members is to make Glenroy West a happy place for everyone in our community (parents, staff, students and families).