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Understanding the Boy Code

11.04.17

Dr Justin Coulson is a fabulous presenter and is a nationally recognised author and columnist. This free seminar is definitely worth participating in if you are the parent of a teen or a pre-teen.   If you can't attend in person, register to participate via webinar!

 

Hear Dr Coulson talk about the 'boy code' in this short video.

 

 

Goodstart Delegate Scholarship

20.03.17

An opportunity to lift, reflect and inspire.

Applications are now open for the GoodStart Delegate Scholarship! There are several opportunities for candidates available to attend the Parent Engagement Conference, 6-8 June 2017 in Melbourne, Victoria on a GoodStart Delegate Scholarship.

 

 

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Parent Engagement Conference Australia

07.03.17

The Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) and The Smith Family are proud to present the Parent Engagement Conference Australia, to be held on 6-8 June 2017 in Melbourne, Victoria. 

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2017 Project Compassion

07.03.17

During Lent, your school will be participating in Project Compassion which is Caritas Australia’s annual Lenten fundraising and awareness-raising appeal bringing thousands of Australians together in solidarity with the world's poor to help end poverty, promote justice and uphold dignity.

This year the theme for Project Compassion is Love Thy Neighbour

In each of the six weeks of Lent, schools will be sharing weekly stories that reflect this year’s theme. These inspiring stories will tell how the lives of six people have changed through our schools’ support of Caritas Australia's development programs.

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2016 Parents in Education Week information sessions now available online!

21.10.16

If you missed this year’s Parents in Education live sessions, you can now view them online for a limited time (until late December 2016) on the DECD YouTube channel.

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Australian Parent Engagement Conference (SAVE the DATE)

30.08.16

The Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) and The Smith Family are proud to present the Parent Engagement Conference Australia, to be held on 6-8 June 2017 in Melbourne, Victoria.

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Strategy for Leading Catholic Education to New Levels of Excellence

20.08.16

The Strategy for Leading Catholic Education to New Levels of Excellence 2016 - 2025 is in its year of action. Terms 1 and 2 have seen deep engagement with school leaders and key stakeholders to advance each strategic action....

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Catholic Schools Music Festival

19.08.16

2016 will mark the 28th Annual Catholic Schools Music Festival, with over 2000 students representing approximately 80 Catholic Schools who perform throughout the four evenings of the festival.

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Introducing Parent Federations NEW Director

18.08.16

We're delighted to announce that Leah Bullivant has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the Federation of Catholic School Parent Communities (SA)...

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Exit Interview with Ann Bliss

17.08.16

In June we said farewell to Ann Bliss who had been the Federation's Executive Director for 10 ½ years.  Ann resigned from her position to take up an exciting role with the Nazareth Catholic Community as its Community Development Leader. Prior to her departure we spoke to her about her time at the Federation, why she thinks Catholic education is worth investing in and her hopes for the future.

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