Modern living has not been good for many of our children but communities can turn it around, writes Professor Tom Cochrane of the University of Canberra.
Most of us know of The Green Shed as a great place to drop off unwanted goods when our cupboards get too full, but did you know that for schools, the Shed offers free items for students to create with, upcycle or explore?
How can you get more parents involved? It’s a perennial question. We took a look at a friendly approach that is working at Fraser Primary.
Online safety is a huge concern for many parents. The Education Directorate have provided this update on what schools do to keep your kids safe, and what you can do at home.
Creating and promoting healthy canteen foods, without going out of business, remains a challenge for many P&Cs. We caught up with a couple of school canteens to hear about their journeys.
Maclaren Wall, Council’s Policy Officer, explains what our schools can expect from the new ACT Government and how Council will continue to be involved.
Mandy Weidmann, known as Australia’s ‘Fundraising Whisperer’, shares her tips for welcoming new parents to the school — and hopefully your P&C.
P&C Council has long been asking for ways to make it easier for time-strapped canteens to provide healthier foods. Some new players have stepped up to the challenge, supplying healthier options your canteen – and customers – will love.
School capacity and crowding have recently been hitting the headlines. Directorate staff spoke at Council’s last meeting to explain how schools plan for new enrolments and manage their numbers, reports Council’s Communications Officer.