Mandy Weidmann, known as Australia’s ‘Fundraising Whisperer’, shares her tips for welcoming new parents to the school — and hopefully your P&C.
Principals, teachers, parents and social-service providers from across Canberra came together in June to explore ways of creating a sense of belonging at school for migrant and refugee parents and students in a unique forum.
Paul Magarey has organised a school bike ride at Lyneham Primary for the last five years. Here he tells how it has become a major fundraiser, as well as a highlight in the school’s calendar.
Calwell High School’s canteen dining space is getting a café-style make over and ‘how to’ guides are set to make the transformation easier to copy at other schools as well.
We’ve managed to distil our key advice for P&C office bearers to just six points!
Kirsty McGovern-Hooley, outgoing Treasurer at Farrer Primary School, shares a fun and successful fundraiser – their Father’s Day Movie Night.
With children using computers ever more at home and at school, Ann Thomson, Director of the RSI and Overuse Injury Association of the ACT, has some important information for parents and tips for avoiding injury.
The ACT Principals Association, Companion House and Council have teamed up to host a forum to help schools create a sense of belonging for migrant and refugee parents and students.
Jackie Neill, teacher at Lyons Early Childhood School tells of the fun, creative and engaging learning opportunities created by ‘Loose Parts Play’, and how parents can try it at home.
The release of the report of the Expert Panel on Students with Complex Needs and Challenging Behaviour last year highlighted how much work is still needed to make sure our schools are great places for all students. One parent’s story shows the role we all have to play.