Former Ethnic Schools Board

Following the review of State Government boards and committees, the Ethnic Schools Board concluded on 30 June 2015.

The functions of the former Board are currently being undertaken by the Office of Non-Government Schools and Services.

Please contact Education consultant Ms Irene Sotiropoulos (Phone 8226 1008) or Administration Officer Ms Gisela Grunwald (Phone 8226 3154) with any general enquiries.

Annual Reports

Download the Annual Reports published by the Ethnic Schools Board and sent to the Minister for Education, which detail the activities of the Board over the previous two years.


Download the Information Bulletins published by the Ethnic Schools Board throughout the school year.

Child Protection

Be informed of the training and criminal history screening that is required for teachers, staff and volunteers in ethnic schools to ensure that their responsibilities relating to Child Protection are met.


Read the information and download the forms necessary for ethnic schools to apply for Per-Capita and Needs-Based Funding.

Ethnic School Requirements

Lists the various different requirements; such as registration, ESA membership, criminal history screening, student enrolment, student reporting, etc; that all ethnic schools need to meet in order to receive funding from the Ethnic Schools Board.


Find a list of the accreditation and child-safe environments training, and criminal history screening, that all teachers in ethnic schools are required to have undertaken.

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