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The release of the report of the Expert Panel on Students with Complex Needs and Challenging Behaviour last year highlighted how much work is still needed to make sure our schools are great places for all students. One parent’s story shows the role we all have to play.

Struggling with too few volunteers but appreciating knowing more about what happens at school: these were the biggest ups and downs for our P&Cs last year, according to our member survey.

Last year Ainslie Primary released a glossy, professional cookbook as a major fundraiser. P&C President Nova Inkpen details its creation and success.

For students deciding which foods to buy, the way the canteen promotes and presents them is paramount. A new project from the Healthy Kids Association (HKA) is set to help school canteens market their healthiest options – for healthy kids and profits

The Canberra Times is due to once again publish their annual NAPLAN league tables next month. Schools will be ranked in a way that completely ignores the background of the students they serve. Help us end this misleading and destructive practice.

Remember to let us know who your new committee members are using our online Office Bearers' Form so that we can contact you during the year to support you in your role. Here are some more ways Council can help.

If you've never run an AGM before, or aren't sure how it should be done, don't panic. We have resources to help.

A recently completed ‘Community Kitchen’ at Hughes Primary School opens up the school to international families in a new way.

At Council’s September meeting, parents had questions on the use of IT in schools, Dan Bray from the Education and Training Directorate (ETD) responds

Around one in ten students has a specific difficulty with their learning which needs special attention by teachers. Making sure teachers and parents have the tools they need to help is a significant challenge, but real progress is being made.