Non-government school registration

Non-government school registration

Regulation, review and funding of non-government schools.

The Department facilitates school education through its roles in school regulation and review.

These roles include:

  • registering non-government schools and administering state government financial assistance
  • approving alternatives to attending a non-government school in the compulsory years
  • assessing community based courses for endorsement
  • regulating international school education providers
  • advising the Minister for Education

The Non-Government School Regulation directorate (NGSR) administers the school registration and compliance functions of the Department in respect of Part 4 of the School Education Act 1999. NGSR has published a regulatory statement which describes their regulatory role, purpose and method.