Boarding Australia (formerly NARSA) is a body representing a significant number of boarding and student accommodation providers across Australia. The Australian Parents Council has been working with Boarding Australia in developing national standards for boarding schools which include parent engagement. Learn more:   APC_FINAL REPORT_Parent and Family Engagement in Boarding Contexts_JUNE 2015 Visit Boarding Australia

              The Family-School & Community Partnerships Bureau is an organisation dedicated to greater parental engagement and community involvement in schools. The Bureau conducts research, disseminates best practice and provides practical support and advice to parents, principals, teachers and others about how to build and sustain partnerships. The Bureau, which […]

Pilot case study – National Professional Standards for Teaching The Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) provides national leadership for the Commonwealth, State and Territory governments in promoting excellence in the profession of teaching and school leadership. The Australian Parents Council and Australian Council of State School Organisations (ACSSO) collaborated in developing a […]

The Australian Parents Council is committed to working with Indigenous communities throughout Australia and is very proud of its Indigenous Parent Factor (IPF) project. This project reaches out to Indigenous parents to positively influence home learning and thereby improve Indigenous children’s chances of a successful start to the early years of schooling. Participants become familiar with how children […]

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