APC Blog

Commentary on relevant issues for parents with children at school.

Meet us Monday – Jenni, CEO

By APC President | Aug 2, 2022

What expertise and experience do you bring to APC? Mum to 3 teenage boys, passion, commitment to achieving equity in education, many years volunteering in schools and sports and a background in…

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Citipointe Christian College Enrolment Contract Highlights Discrimination and Lack of Recourse for Parents In Independent Schools

By APC Media | Feb 7, 2022

The Australian Parents Council (APC) welcomes today’s decision by Citipointe Christian College to retract the discriminatory enrolment contract it sought to impose on its students and their parents. Earlier this…

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Parents support ‘truth telling’ in Australian Curriculum Review

By APC Media | Jul 8, 2021

The Australian Parents Council has firmly backed the focus on ‘truth telling’ and accurate accounts of historical events of the colonisation of Australia in a submission to the current Australian…

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Parents call for support for non-government schools during Covid-19 crisis to safeguard children’s education

By admin | Jul 10, 2020

The Federal Government should be supporting non-government schools during the COVID-19 crisis and do everything it can to maintain the stability of education provision in Australia for the sake of…

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Families forced to home educate during COVID-19 crisis need urgent help

By admin | Jul 9, 2020

‘The government needs to step up and better support students and their families forced into home learning during the COVID-19 crisis. In a letter to the Education Minister Dan Tehan,…

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Submission to the review on senior secondary pathways into work, further education and training.

By admin | Jul 9, 2020

The Australian Parents Council included in it’s submission that: a lack of knowledge and understanding of modern education pathways by parents is acting as a barrier for some students a…

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2019 Parent sentiment survey results

By admin | Jul 9, 2020

Our survey into communication and relationships between home and school found that parents want more information about the social and emotional progress of their child at school as well as…

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Concerning trend of decline must be addressed

By APC Media | Aug 8, 2018

“Our concern is not about Australia leading the world in rankings but more about acknowledging and dealing with the growing trend of apparent educational decline.  For the investment made, we…

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APC Parents Council Pre-Budget Submission

By APC Media | Aug 8, 2018

If you would like to read the Council’s Pre-Budget Submission to the Government, please click on the link below: Australian Parents Council_Pre-Budget Submission – 31.01.18

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