From pancake breakfasts to art shows and community picnics, school communities across the ACT got together last month to celebrate.

On Tuesday, the Lyneham Primary School community will enjoy a leisurely walk to school together followed by a pancake breakfast, provided by the school as part of the Week of Celebrating School Communities co-ordinated by the ACT Council of Parents & Citizens Association.

The ACT Council of Parents & Citizens Associations is disappointed and worried by the long-term cuts to education announced in last night’s federal budget.

During the week of May 17 – 24, public schools across the ACT will be holding events to celebrate the crucial role that parents play in schools. Council is calling it the Week of Celebrating School Communities.

The ACT Council of Parents & Citizens Associations is calling on the Commonwealth Government to provide a full six years of Gonski funding for schools in its upcoming budget and ignore several hastily-considered reports on education funding released this week.

Below are some links to resources which parents might find useful.
Council also runs a number of open Working Groups on subjects of particular interest from violence in schools to disability issues.

The ACT Council of Parents and Citizens Associations will be joining teachers and parents in publicly calling for the Federal Government to support the ‘Gonski’ model of school funding.

Council’s long and dedicated work as an advocate for parents of students with a disability was recognised at the end of 2013.

Council helps P&C-managed school canteens with resources, advice, and referrals to other helpful organisations.

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