Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth

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Tag: Learning

  1. 23 February 2017

    Capable parents, capable teachers, capable children

    Professor Bill Lucas, one of our international keynote speakers at the upcoming Parent Engagement Conference challenges us to reconsider some of our assumptions about parent engagement.

  2. 15 February 2017

    How to Assess Family Engagement Using Data, Not Intuition

    Ms. Jenni Brasington, one of our international keynote speakers at the upcoming Parent Engagement Conference shares her expertise in how to assess family engagement.

  3. 23 January 2017

    Bullying and impact on youth and children

    Jenny Holt,  freelance writer and mother of two, write about the impact of bullying.

  4. 16 December 2016

    Making the case for home-school partnership

    Parent Engagement Conference keynote speaker, Dr Karen Mapp, Senior Lecturer on Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE), shares her experiences and understanding of the importance of family and school partnerships in fostering students' learning.

  5. 11 November 2016

    How crucial are the middle years for child and youth development?

    Associate Professor Gerry Redmond from Flinders University writes about the importance of investment in the middle years. 

  6. 11 November 2016

    A Day in the Life of a…Program Manager

    Local Parent Engagement Champion, Mal Galbraith, Manager of the Families and Schools Together program (FAST) in the Northern Territory shares his thoughts about the benefits of parent engagement…

  7. 11 November 2016

    A Day in the Life of a…School Principal

    Local Parent Engagement Champion, Susan Kilgour, Principal at Wulagi School in the Northern Territory shares her strategy is to listen for the ‘no’ and seek its wisdom…

  8. 3 November 2016

    The importance of parent engagement in the high school years

    This article examines the importance of parent engagement in both primary and secondary schools.

  9. 6 October 2016

    Transition to school – How can the transition process work for child

    This article examines how the transition to school process works for children and families from diverse backgrounds with limited English.

  10. 23 September 2016

    Playgroups, bug catchers and school readiness

    Does attending playgroup increase school readiness? This article examines the benefits of playgroups while focusing on preserving childhood innocence and the freedom to explore.

  11. 19 September 2016

    A new mums view of ARACY

    This article provides an insight on what it is like working at ARACY and a personal view on ARACY's mission in promoting child health and wellbeing from a new Mum!

  12. 1 September 2016

    Parent engagement – An approach

    This article examines the challenges that face schools in developing effective parent engagement strategies. It describes The Smith Family's strategy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander parents in the Northern Territory that shows positive outcomes. 

  13. 25 August 2016

    Relationships are paramount: Indigenous children's transition

    This article examines the value of relationships in supporting transition to school and is based on Jacynta's “Literature Review relating to the current context and discourse surrounding Indigenous Early Childhood Education, School Readiness and Transition Programs to Primary School”.

  14. 1 August 2016

    The role of NGO's in schools key to relationship building

    The findings from a recent research and development project encouraging disadvantaged, middle-school girls to persist and achieve at school, has confirmed that the presence of an NGO in a school can play a key role in building trusting relationships between school, families and communities.

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