Information Sheets

Our information sheets are written with parents in mind, helping you to engage with your school and run an effective parent association.

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See also our other resources to help your committee.

Schools and Parents

#1 Parents and schools: partners in education

thgtewri@324386743#2 Parent engagement checklist

#3 Supporting your child's education (written for migrant and refugee parents)

#4 Raising concerns constructively

#5 The school board

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#6 The P&C role

#7 P&Cs: the benefits

#8 Setting up a P&C

#9 Your constitution

#10 Growing your P&C

#11 Recruiting volunteers

#12 Working with Vulnerable People (WWVP) check

#13 Communicating with parents

#14 Using social media

#15 Spending P&C funds

#16 Roles of the P&C office bearers

#17 Handing over well

Privacy and confidentiality considerations

Meetings

#18 Meeting procedures

#19 Making meetings work

#20 Meeting improvement checklist

#21 Voting rights

#22 The role of the principal in P&C associations

#23 The Annual General Meeting (AGM)

#24 AGM checklists

P&C Operations and Services

#25 Roles and responsibilities of sub-committees 

#26 Fundraising

#27 Licensing requirements for fundraising

Parent information forums for secondary schools

Technology to keep your P&C organised (article from our quarterly magazine)

#28 Insurance

#29 P&C as an employer

#30 Canteens. 31

#31 Outside school-hours care programs programs. 32

#32 Tutor programs

Finances

NEW! P&C Treasurer's Handbook  - a detailed guide for P&C Treasurers including:

  • record keeping
  • operating bank accounts
  • internal controls and good practice
  • reporting to the P&C
  • the end of year audit
  • budgeting
  • grants
  • taxation (including the GST)
  • handling employees.

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#33 About Council50

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#35 Council policy

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#36 The ACT government school network

#37 What is School Improvement?

#38 Glossary of terms

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