The National Fete Research Project

Our friends at the Fundraising Directory are undertaking a National Fete Research Project – the very first large scale-survey of school fetes in Australia. In collaboration with The Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Non-Profit Studies based at the Queensland University of Technology, this research will deliver important data for school parent committees and the organisations […]

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2017 Area Co-ordinators elected

Thank you to all who participated in nominating and voting for our volunteer Area Co-ordinators. We are delighted to announce that the following volunteers have been accepted to represent their Areas: (Pictured from left) North Coast: Tia Law Darling Downs South West: Elaine McDonnell North Qld: Kerry Bower Central Qld: Sally Whelan Metro North: Penni […]

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A special message from the Director-General: Regional leadership team

Following the announcement from the Director General Jim Watterston (below) , P&Cs Qld would like to congratulate Peter Kelly, Executive Principal, Chancellor State College who has been successful in securing the position of Regional Director, North Queensland Region and Margaret Gurney who has been appointed to the position of Regional Director, Far North Queensland Region. […]

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Education highlights from the Qld budget handed down 13 June 2017

P&Cs Qld welcomes Qld Treasurer Curtis Pitt’s announcement today of a record education budget of $13.7B. Education highlights from the budget include: $765M spend on new and enhanced state school infrastructure, $250M for new secondary school classrooms and other infrastructure to cater for an additional 17,000 students in 2020 (this is on top of the […]

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Family-School Partnerships Framework

The Family-School and Community Partnerships Bureau has refreshed the Family-School Partnerships Framework and developed a set of supporting materials. These materials include engagement and partnership research, and policy and practice resources. The framework was originally developed by the Australian Council of State School Organisations, Australian Parents Council and the Australian Government, and endorsed by Australia’s […]

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Issue with spam email

We have been alerted that spam email has been sent from the email address kevangoodworth@wordpress-108605-359801.cloudwaysapps.com. If you have received an email like the following, please do not click on it. We are working to ensure that this does not happen again and apologise for any inconvenience this has caused. […]

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State School Parents and Triple P Join Forces

Queensland’s largest school-based parent body and the Triple P – Positive Parenting Program have joined forces to promote the benefits of positive parenting to state school parents. P&Cs Qld is encouraging local committees to host free Triple P seminars and group parenting challenges amongst other initiatives to give parents easy access to free, evidence-based parenting […]

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