The Profile

The objective of the Tamil School is to provide the opportunity to the Tamil Children living in Victoria to learn the Tamil Language in the areas on comprehending, speaking, reading and writing. The Eelam Tamil Association (ETA), at present manages six campuses providing Tamil language education in the Greater Melbourne. Currently the schools are located in Box Hill, Narre Warren, Glen Waverley, Mill Park, Hoppers Crossing and Brimbank. The ETA first established its Tamil School in 1979 in Prahran Migrant Resource Centre, later establishing in outer suburbs as and when the requirement arose.

The Structure

Each campus has a management committee elected in accordance with the code of conduct in Appendix A. The school coordinator represents the campus and is a member of the Tamil school board, which is responsible for setting out policies, procedures, administration of the curriculum and examination standards, funding and communication with the Victorian Government establishments. ETA appoints the Chairperson and all the members to the Board for specific periods, as per the ETA constitution (May 2014).