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Like Schools Network 2021053NF

Jul 20, 2021 - Dec 31, 2023

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Full course description

Date and time

Wednesday 1 March 2023, 10.00 am to 2.00 pm

Tuesday 30 May 2023, 10.00 am to 2.00 pm

Thursday 17 August 2023, 10.00 am to 2.00 pm

Wednesday 25 October 2023, 10.00 am to 2.00 pm

Delivery mode

In person at ISV, 40 Rosslyn St, West Melbourne


Principal, Leader in one of the non-mainstream schools 


The Like schools network provides opportunities for collaboration, sharing ideas and supporting each other in the quest to make a difference to students and the community they belong to. Sharing stories supports Principals and leaders to have a voice and engage in meaningful dialogue about concerns, strengths, insights and queries.

Schools in the network are providing the supports needed by students predominantly from compromising backgrounds.

This learning event supports creating best practice toward meeting the following VRQA standard(s):

  • Curriculum and Student Learning – Curriculum framework     

  • Curriculum and Student Learning – Student learning outcomes     

  • Curriculum and Student Learning – Monitoring and reporting on students’ performance 

  • Care, Safety and Welfare of Students – Safe environment     

  • Care, Safety and Welfare of Students – Child safety     

  • Care, Safety and Welfare of Students - Attendance

Key Takeaways

  • broadened network in a trusting environment

  • shared stories to strengthen confidence and reduce isolation

  • strategies to create positive wellbeing outcomes

  • shared strategies and approaches to support a differentiated inquiry process

  • strategies personalised to meet specific school challenges


Presenter information













Julie Christopoulos

Julie is currently Principal Consultant at ISV in the School Improvement Team. Her role includes conducting workshops and professional development seminars on various Wellbeing and Curriculum aspects. These include, approaches that can be implemented to develop positive relationships throughout the school community, inclusiveness and cultural diversity, supports for Indigenous students, supports for key concerns such as the ‘word gap’ that students from low socio economic backgrounds and compromising backgrounds are exposed to, personalised learning supports, mentoring and coaching.















Jackie Macreadie


Jackie Macreadie is a Principal Consultant for Independent Schools Victoria with over 25 years’ experience in education, both in schools and universities. She has held diverse portfolios, ranging from development of international student programs, Registered Training Organisations, to leading change in schools as a school leader. Jackie has held several roles at university in a faculty and marketing management and administrative capacity, as well as lecturing in science and the Masters of Teaching for Deakin University, Monash University and Holmesglen TAFE. She has also played leading roles in the implementation of various Australian and Victorian Government education programs.


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