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Secondary School Retention Changes

Variation 1 of the 22/06 Retention and Disposal Authority for School Records has been released. There has been 3-4 changes that all public schools in Victoria need to be aware of. If you have any questions or queries about the below, please feel free to get in touch! Record Type Old

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Scanning in Schools

The In’s and Out’s of Document Scanning in Schools The move towards a paperless environment in schools is undeniably gaining traction. Document scanning offers the promise of reduced clutter, improved accessibility, and faster information retrieval. However, the decision to embark on this journey is not without its complexities, particularly in

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COVID Vaccination Certificates

COVID-19 Vaccination Information Records: COVID-19 vaccination information records refer to documentation related to an individual’s COVID-19 vaccination status. These records typically include details such as the individual’s name, date of birth, date(s) of vaccination, vaccine type administered, lot number, and any additional relevant information.  In schools, collecting vaccination records was

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Major Archive Process Changes in Tasmania

The Information Management Support Services (IMSS) Department for Education, Children & Young People (DECYP) have announced sweeping changes to the management and retention of student records and related long term (125 year retention) documents. These changes have taken place against the backdrop of Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child

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Its TERM-B: Time to Budget for Archives in 2024

In the ever-evolving world of education, it’s a paw-fect time for Victorian public schools to give their record-keeping strategies a modern makeover. Recent 22/06 retention changes by the Public Records Office, coupled with overworked staff and limited storage space are but some compelling reasons to include archiving school records in

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The Smart Lever Beaver: A Closer Look

Lever Arch Files – a good component of any archivist’s arsenal of tools, and a familiar sight (or a familiar headache) for administrators and archive staff far and wide. While they may be useful in holding batches of files together, they can prove to be too bulky at times. Storing

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