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Parents Victoria appreciates how busy our school leaders are, so we have captured here some useful links to recent presentations on Parental Engagement and other resources as referenced at the DET Regional Principal Conferences 13-26 June, 2017.

Parents Victoria - Lets Work Together resource

ARACY Parent Engagement Conference Keynote Speakers (6-8 June 2017)

ACSSO - Family and Community Engagement 

ACSSO - Family Engagement Infographics

 

The Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority is surveying parents, senior secondary students and educators to find out how it can improve its information provision and communications.

The survey takes around 5 to 8 minutes to complete.

Your responses will help the VCAA to improve their service to you.

Take the link to access the survey  or to obtain further information from the VCAA

Parents Victoria comments.  The Age June 2, 2017

October 23 & 24  

Pullman Melbourne on the Park

- Details coming soon -

 

Let us know if there's anything you'd like to see on the program!

 

 

PARENTS VICTORIA - JOAN KIRNER AWARD

Nominations open:  April 26, 2017      Nominations close:  July 31, 2017

Nominations should be sent to the Parents Victoria office

Criteria:  A Parents Victoria member Parent Club or Individual Member who has demonstrated, encouraged or facilitated parent participation or engagement in their school.  

(If nominating a Parents Victoria Individual Member, the nominee must be a parent at the nominated school and their contribution must be in the capacity of a volunteer.)

Congratulations to the inaugural Joan Kirner Award winner (2016) Nialin Waterson, Kyneton Primary School Parents & Friends and runner up Marcus Pohl from Sandringham College.

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Parents Victoria's Executive Officer, Gail McHardy was recently invited by the Australian Council of Educational Leaders (ACEL) to be a panel member for a Q&A Forum held at Melbourne University Graduate School of Education, to discuss - "Is there more to education than high impact teaching strategies?"

 

Panel Members were:

Professor John Hattie - Prof of Education, University of Melbourne (The researcher perspective)

Gail McHardy - Executive Officer, Parents Victoria (The parent perspective)

Lisa Rodgers - CEO, AITSL (The system perspective)

Elida Brereton - Ex Principal, Actress, School councillor (The school perspective)

 

These Forum notes are supplied courtesy of the Victorian Catholic Schools Parent Body (VCSPB) whose Executive Officer attended the Forum.  Parents Victoria thanks the VCSPB for permission to share their article content.

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