Hear what some school leaders say about the EDvance program… 


Express your interest here. We will contact you with more information about the program and recruitment.

The next cohort of Fogarty EDvance’s School Improvement Program will begin in 2018. This new cohort will be open to school across WA, metro and regional schools are encouraged to express interest.

To be eligible for the program, your school will need to be serving a disadvantaged community, with an ICSEA of <990; or have 250+ students in the bottom quartile of advantage.

View the current Recruitment Brochure

Application Timeline

Expressions of interest open – July 2017
Applications open – August 2017
Information session – 5 September 2017
Applications close – 8 September 2017
Phone interviews – Late September 2017
Offers announced – Late October 2017

Pre application

Look through the FED website, see our school’s stories and results. We encourage you to connect with any of our schools or mentors to learn more about the program.

Register your interest here or by contacting the Fogarty EDvance team. Once you are in contact, the team can discuss the program and the application process. Reaching out does not commit you to anything at this point in the process!

Information session

Join us at an information session on the morning of 5th September (invitation following expression of interest) at a central Perth Metro location. Bring your Leadership Team and School Board if possible. Applicants who can demonstrate the commitment of their Leadership Team and Board have a greater improved chance of being made an offer.


Once schools have spoken with Fogarty EDvance team and secured interest from the Leadership and School Teams, formal applications are to submitted to info@fogartyedvance.org.au. Applications will be open from 10th of August – 13th of September 2017.

Download an Application Form here.

Interviews and selection process

If you are selected for an interview we will schedule a 45 minute phone call interview with you. This conversation will help us determine you and your school’s readiness to lead your school improvement journey. We are happy to discuss with you the selection process based around your team’s readiness, willingness and ability to drive change in your school.


Build your school’s capacity