Struggling with too few volunteers but appreciating knowing more about what happens at school: these were the biggest ups and downs for our P&Cs last year, according to our member survey.
The Canberra Times is due to once again publish their annual NAPLAN league tables next month. Schools will be ranked in a way that completely ignores the background of the students they serve. Help us end this misleading and destructive practice.
Thirty four school canteens received a much-needed boost this term, winning Canteen Improvement Grants, the last phase of Council’s successful and long-running Canteen Improvement Project.
Learning Potential is the Federal Government’s new, free app to help parents be more involved in their child's learning. We take a closer look.
Companion House helps schools to reach out to migrant families.
Around one in ten students has a specific difficulty with their learning which needs special attention by teachers. Making sure teachers and parents have the tools they need to help is a significant challenge, but real progress is being made.
At Council’s September meeting, parents had questions on the use of IT in schools, Dan Bray from the Education and Training Directorate (ETD) responds
A recently completed ‘Community Kitchen’ at Hughes Primary School opens up the school to international families in a new way.
A new government program aims to address traffic problems around schools while getting more kids walking and riding to school.