We know that managing bullying is a serious concern for many students and families. Council’s Communications Officer, Janelle Kennard, looks at one program already having an impact in our schools.

The ACT Government announced its budget for 2019-20 in early June. How did schools fare?

The Education Directorate have provided this update on the new system-wide template for student reports, along with a preview of some of the features of the template and how the content is generated.

Council has been voicing parent concerns about violence in schools for some time. Here is an update on our work in this area and how parents can be involved.

Parent associations contribute to their communities in all sorts of ways. At Mount Rogers Primary school, that includes getting people together to keep fit!

Making your P&C attractive to volunteers is all about being consistent with the little things, writes Council Communications Officer, Janelle Kennard.

Council’s auditors, Tailored Accounts, outline the new Single Touch Payroll system, required by the tax office, and how it will affect P&Cs which employ staff.

We’d like to congratulate Vivienne Pearce – long-serving, tireless and passionate volunteer for P&Cs and Council – on receiving a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) on Australia Day.

Did you know the Government is planning to offer free preschool for three-year-olds? Marina Spurgin, Council’s Early Learning Officer, would like to know what you think.

Liz Moyle from Maribyrnong Primary P&C shares how one fun event got people together, strengthened the school’s sustainability focus and raised funds, all while revitalising parents’ wardrobes!

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