Hear what some school leaders say about the EDvance program… 


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

Expressions of interest for Cohort 6 (2019-2021) are now open. Please register your interest to stay connected.

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 2019 Recruitment Brochure

Application Timeline

Expressions of interest open – NOW
Applications open – 3 August 2018
Metro information session – 14 August 2018
Regional (webinar) information session – 15 August 2018
Pre-program workshops – 3 or 6 September 2018
Applications close – 7 September 2018
Phone interviews – mid September 2018
Offers announced – mid October 2018


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. See the schools presently involved in the program here, Meet our Schools.

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 sessions

Join us at an information session on the morning of 14th August (invitations following initial contacts with Fogarty EDvance) 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.

For regional schools, we will be holding a webinar for you to meet us and learn more about the program on the 15th August (invitation following expression of interest).

Pre-program workshop

Schools applying to be part of Fogarty EDvance Cohort 6 will meet the team and be introduced to some of the foundations of School Improvement Program. This session is essential in determining school’s readiness and fit of the program for your school. There will be two metro based sessions, 3rd September or 6th of September. Details will following expression of interest.


Once schools have spoken with the Fogarty EDvance team and secured interest from the Leadership and School Teams, formal applications can be found here and are to submitted to katie.odriscoll@fogartyedvance.org.au. Applications will close 14th of September 2018.

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.

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