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The sweep of shut downs and restrictions imposed by COVID-19 have created a whole new range of challenges for P&Cs. We caught up with a few to see how they were adapting. 

Information and advice for Parent Associations

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National Reconciliation Week in May is a great time for families – and school communities – to explore and celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures and achievements. There are many ways to be involved.

An innovative project is bringing entrepreneurial thinking to help school canteens create a café feel.

Long-time Council volunteer, Sharon Ding, was recognisesharon with caption.PNGd with an Excellence in Making Inclusion Happen award at the ACT Chief Minister's Inclusion Awards at the end of last year.

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Marina Spurgin, Council’s Early Learning Officer, looks into play, playgroups and the role parent associations might play.

Parent associations (P&Cs) add enormous value to our schools each year! 

Never run an AGM before? Don’t panic!

Friendships, positivity, wellbeing and reading with children were among the top tips for a great start to school at Council’s recent parent forum, reports Early Learning Officer Marina Spurgin.

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