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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.

Pull out your phones and cameras! Mobilise your school's keen photographers!

Enter Council's photo competition for P&Cs - you won't want to miss out on the prizes!

Letter to the Editor of the Canberra Times:

Your front-page story “NSW students sent to ACT’s poorest schools” is deeply regrettable because it has unfairly stigmatized and shamed portions of the Canberra community.

 

How can P&Cs plan for the future? Council President Kirsty McGovern-Hooley considers this in her first column in our regular magazine.

The P&C at Gold Creek School has been live streaming their meetings via Facebook for a  year – to a growing audience. We caught up with President David Pollard to learn more.

In November last year, Council recognised the life-long commitment that Vivienne Pearce has made to P&Cs and school education in the ACT by welcoming her to the select company of official Council Life Members.

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