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At Council’s General Meeting in May, parents had many questions on the use of ILPs in our public schools. The Education Directorate's Jean Walker has provided some answers.

The Education Directorate is taking a new approach to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education, as the Directorate’s Patrick Chapman explains.

A whole-school camp out on school grounds — complete with toasting marshmallows on an open fire — sounds like loads of fun and a great way to bring the school community together. It also sounds like an organisational headache! Bonnie Rappola, Council Delegate for Southern Cross Early Childhood School, explains how they made it work.

In May, one school volunteer was celebrated as a true friend of public education.

We are pleased to announce the merger of the Canberra Preschool Society with Council, giving us — together — a renewed focus on early childhood education, and greater resources to support and advocate for parents of Canberra’s youngest kids.

A group of Canberra Mums is helping seriously sick children across Australia stay connected with  school by placing robots in their classrooms.

The cyber-world is such a big part of our lives. Council Executive Jane Koitka looks at what parents and carers can do if cyberbullying rears its ugly head.

Too many young people are affected by bullying and violence. So Council is taking a proactive approach as Council Executive, Jane Koitka, explains.

The committee is nearly there – your big event is coming together – but how will you attract a crowd? Here are some cost-effective ways to promote your fete, trivia night or gala event.

The P&C at Turner School have been placing community and fun at the centre of what they do  and that’s taken them from strength to strength.

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