P&Cs Qld backs vital first steps to tackling cyber bullying in schools

Media Release President of P&Cs Qld, Ms Gayle Walters, a member of the Anti-Cyberbullying Taskforce formed by Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, welcomed the Queensland Government’s announcement that all 29 recommendations of the report had been accepted and $3.5 million would be committed towards tackling the issue. “Parents, students and the school community have been eagerly awaiting […]

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Board election results

At the QCPCA annual general meeting, held on 7 September at the Sofitel Hotel Brisbane, Tamra Costello, Matthew Rowan and Sally Whelan were elected to the Board. Both Tamra and Matthew have volunteered as QCPCA Board Directors for the past two years and, under the QCPCA Constitution, were eligible to nominate for re-election for a […]

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DoE Student NAPLAN review survey

Queensland parents were invited in June 2018 to have their say about NAPLAN in the first stage of the Queensland NAPLAN Review. Further details on the review are available at https://qed.qld.gov.au/programs-initiatives/education/naplan-2018-review The Australian Catholic University has been appointed to carry out Stage 2 of the review. This stage focuses on the views of teachers and […]

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Election of Board Directors 2018

The election of QCPCA Directors will take place at the 2018 AGM with voting conducted via ballot papers distributed to members*. Ballot papers, candidate information and a reply paid envelope will be mailed to members in the week commencing 23 July. Please discuss the nominations at a P&C meeting before casting your vote. *In this […]

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Updated student dress code

The Department of Education has recently updated its Student dress code procedure. The procedure provides state schools with specific guidelines on responsibilities of schools, parents and students in developing and implementing a student dress code. Under the updated procedure, all state schools must offer shorts and pants options for all students, with implementation expected from […]

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Scam Watch for P&Cs

9 July 2018: It has come to our attention that scammers are sending demands to transfer money using false invoices and asking for financial details of P&C accounts. While P&Cs should always be aware of the potential for scams, of particular concern in these incidences is the unauthorised use of P&C executive names to attempt […]

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Call for nominations: QCPCA Directors

In accordance with the QCPCA Constitution, three (3) Directors’ positions will become vacant in September 2018 and QCPCA members will elect three (3) people to fill these roles. You are invited to nominate to be a QCPCA Director. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to a unique and well-respected organisation by helping to build […]

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P&Cs Qld welcomes State Budget

P&Cs Qld welcomes release of the 2018–2019 state budget, which has a significant focus on infrastructure, education and health. In particular, the announcement of an additional 3,700 teachers over the next four years will help to improve educational outcomes for students across the state. P&Cs Qld President Gayle Walters said, “P&Cs Qld believes in ensuring […]

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Parents, have your say on NAPLAN!

The Department of Education is conducting consultations to identify key issues being raised by parents specifically about their perceptions of NAPLAN and their experiences with NAPLAN testing, which will be undertaken by consultants Gabrielle Matters and Dr Robert Lake. This review sits within the broader context of a larger review to be undertaken at a […]

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Job opportunity: P&C Services Officer

P&C Services Officer The opportunity Are you a member support professional with excellent communication skills looking for a unique and challenging opportunity? Do you want to work as part of a close-knit team in a supportive and friendly environment at our State Office at Wilston? We are looking for a P&C Services Officer to team […]

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