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Helping your child settle into Kindy

222 Downloads, 25 January 2019

Starting ‘big school’ can be both exciting and a little scary for children. While the majority of children will settle in well to their new school and routine, some might also show signs that they are not coping as well as you might expect as a parent in those first few weeks. Here are some tips on helping your child settle into Kindergarten.

Overseas Travel for School Leavers

728 Downloads, 8 November 2013

The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service is encouraging students to make sure they are familiar with what they need to do and be aware of when heading overseas for end of school celebrations. Schools and teachers can use this short presentation to help their students enjoy a safe and enjoyable holiday overseas.

Safe Schools Hub Website

807 Downloads, 18 March 2013

The Safe Schools Hub is the new website designed for schools, parents and students featuring a suite of resources and tips to make schools safer places. Links to anti-bullying sites and a safe schools toolbox for schools are just examples of what this site has to offer. Make a point of visiting to keep your school up to date with the National Safe Schools Framework too.

Supporting successful learning for refugee students: The Classroom Connect project

1323 Downloads, 25 January 2012

This paper discusses the Classroom Connect Project which provides volunteer adult tutors for students from refugee backgrounds in secondary schools in Sydney. Classroom Connect is a partnership between Mercy Works, the Catholic Education Office Sydney (CEO) and the Sydney and South Western Sydney Regions of the NSW Department of Education and Training (DET).

Connecting with External Agencies

1183 Downloads, 28 November 2011

Connecting Agencies: Meeting Priorities Together looks at new ways to generate community connections to support students’ learning.The paper aims to stimulate discussion and practice in building community alliances. It takes an evidence based view of community development and collaboration between agencies.

Family School Partnership Framework

1078 Downloads, 23 June 2010

The docunent is a comprehensive resource about the principles which underpin effective family-school partnerships. It provides information on supporting structures, key dimensions and strategies to enhance partnerships within and across schools

Catholic Schools Facts

725 Downloads, 17 May 2010

Facts on Catholic Schools for parents.

Boosting Parent Engagement to Support Student Learning

2394 Downloads, 17 May 2010

This paper has been developed by the Council of Catholic School Parents to assist Dioceses and schools with their understanding of the new national agenda around parent engagement and with their system-wide and school-based planning in relation to implementing the new National Partnerships for Teacher Quality, Low SES Communities and Literacy and Numeracy and Youth Attainment and Transitions.


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