As mentioned previously, Ivanhoe East PS is participating in the DET Learning Labs initiative to support further development of Amplify: Empowering students through voice, agency and leadership (Amplify) which is a tool that was
recently released to all schools throughout the state.
Our engagement in this initiative allows us to establish a partnership approach with students, acknowledging that students are knowledgeable experts in their lives and that they can contribute to improving their schools and
communities. As a part of this work, the Amplify team comprising of myself, Kim Seng, Ben Phillips, Tess Ennoss and Justin Bartlett will be undertaking some initial research with a sample of students to understand them more. This
will involve some surveys and face to face interviews to collect information about their likes and dislikes and their experiences at school. Any information collected will be aggregated so that no particular student is identified. Please let