Acronyms & Definitions

Acronyms and Definitions

A

 

ABN

Australian Business Number

ABR

Australian Business Register

ACARA

Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority

AEU

Australian Education Union

AIP

Annual Implementation Plan

AP

Assistant Principal

ATO

Australian Taxation Office

AITSL

Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership

ATSI

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

AusVELS

Australian Victorian Essential Learning Standards (up to 2016)

   

B

 

BAS

Business Activity Statement

B.E.S.T Team

Biodiversity Education Student Team

BSEM

Berry Street Education Model

BSP

Behaviour Support Plan

BYOD

Bring Your Own Device

C

 

CASES21

Computerised Administrative Systems Environment in Schools is the software package provided to Victorian Government schools to support school administration, finance and central reporting.

CITW

Classroom Instruction that Works

CoP

Community of Practice

CRT

Casual Relief Teacher

CSEF

Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund

D

 

DET or the Department

Department of Education and Training Victoria

DHHS

Department of Health & Human Services

E

 

EAL

English as an Additional Language

Edumail

DET’s electronic mail service

Edupay

DET’s web-based Human Resources and management system

EEO

Equal Employment Opportunity

EFT

Equivalent Full Time

EOI

English Online Interview (Foundation to Year 2)

EM

Emergency Management

ES

Education Support (Business Manager, Integration Aides etc)

EY

Early Years

F

 

F

Foundation (Prep)

FISO

Framework for Improving Student Outcomes

FTE

Full Time Equivalent Salary

FUSE

Find, Use, Share Education

G

 

GVC

Guaranteed and Viable Curriculum

H

 

HITS

High Impact Teaching Strategies

I

 

ICT

Information and Communications Technology

IEP

Individual Education Plan

ILP’s

Individual Learning Plans

IRIS

Incident Reporting Information System

I.T

Improvement Teams

J

 

Junior School

Classes in Years F-2 at Werribee Primary School

JSC

Junior School Council

K

 

K.I.T

Key Improvement Teams

L

 

LOTE

Languages other than English

LSL

Long Service Leave

LT

Leading Teacher

M

 

Middle School

Classes in Years 3 & 4 at Werribee Primary School

MOI

Mathematics Online Interview (Prep to Year 2)

MY

Middle Years (Years 5 to 10)

N

 

NAPLAN

National Assessment Program - Literacy and Numeracy

NDIS

National Disability Insurance Scheme

NFFTT

Non Face To Face Teaching Time

NTT

Non-Teaching Time

O

 

OHS

Occupational Health and Safety

OOHC

Out of Home Care

OSHC

Outside School Hours Care

P

 

P-12

School Years Prep to 12

PCO

Principal Class Officer

PD

Professional Development

PDP’s

Performance & Development Plans

PE

Physical Education

PLC

Professional Learning Community

PLT

Professional Learning Team

PMP

Perceptual Motor Program

PoLT

Principles of Learning and Teaching

PS

Primary School

PSD

Program for Students with Disabilities

R

 

Recruitment Online

The Departments online job advertisement and recruitment management system for Victorian Government school jobs

RNL

Regional Network Leader

S

 

SAL

School Activity Locator (Camps and Excursions)

SC

Secondary College

SCC

Safe and Collaborative Culture

Senior School

Classes in Years 5 & 6 at Werribee Primary School

SEIL

Senior Education Improvement Leader

SEWB

Student Engagement and Wellbeing (Team)

SRC

Student Representative Council

SRP

Student Resource Package (School Budget)

SSG

Student Support Group (Meeting)

SSP

School Strategic Plan

SSSO

Student Support Services Officers

SSU

Security Services Unit

STEM

Science Technology Engineering and Maths

STLR

Short Term Leave Replacement

SWPBS

School Wide Positive Behaviour Support

SWVR

South West Victoria Region

T

 

TaLC

Teaching and Learning Coach

V

 

VCAA

Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority

VICSSO

Victorian Council of School Organisations inc

VIT

Victorian Institute of Teaching

VPRC

Victorian Premier's Reading Challenge

VPS

Victorian Public Service

VPSSA

Victorian Primary School Sports Association

VRQA

Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority

VSN

Victorian Student Number

W

 

WPS

Werribee Primary School

WWCC

Working With Children Check