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2017 Parents in Education Week: 18 to 22 September

Parents in Education week promotes and highlights the importance of parents being engaged in their child’s learning and education from birth through school, and to provide practical advice for parents on how to support their child’s learning.

This year a 3-day speakers program will be delivered each evening from Tuesday 19 to Thursday 21 September at the Star Room, Adelaide Entertainment Centre. All events are free.




An evening with Minister Susan Close and guests discussing the 21st century child

19 September 2017
7.00pm to 8.45pm

Dr Kristin Alford
Niki Buchan
Jodie Benveniste

Unlocking your child’s potential and learning through strength-based parenting

20 September 2017
7.00pm to 8.45pm

Professor Lea Waters

9 Ways to a Resilient Child

21 September 2017
7.00pm to 8.45pm

Dr Justin Coulson

Each evening the speakers and panel guests will provide information and strategies relevant to parents and caregivers and educators of children from 0 to18 years.

The panel and keynote speakers will be presenting at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre but if you can’t come to this location you can host your own webcast event.

Hosting a webcast event can be incorporated into your school’s planned calendar of parent engagement events for the year.

Schools that register to host a webcast event will be provided with information to help with the planning and promotion of the event.

More information about the keynote speakers or how to register to host a webcast can be found here at:  Registrations to host a webcast close Friday 23 June.