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  1. 2 March 2017

    Georgie McKelvie – Heywire Winner Temora NSW

    One of the young winners of ABC’s Heywire storytelling competition, Georgie McKelvie, shares her experiences attending the 2017 Youth Heywire Summit.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 23 January 2017

    Bullying and impact on youth and children

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

  5. 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.

  6. 17 November 2016

    Investment in evaluation as important as Closing the Gap expenditure

    More evaluation is needed to ensure government expenditure on Closing the Gap programs actually delivers results. And as the 2016 Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage (OID) Report reveals, we are not investing enough in evaluation. As a result, we don’t know if what we’re doing today is getting us closer to all the outcomes we want to achieve to overcome the disadvantage faced by many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and youth.  

  7. 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. 

  8. 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…

  9. 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…

  10. 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.

  11. 17 October 2016

    Government must act to reduce poverty in Australia

    ARACY – the national source of evidence on wellbeing of Australian children and youth ‒ calls on the Australian government to look at the root causes of poverty in Australia. The critical role of material basics for child and youth wellbeing is evidenced in the national action and measurement plan The Nest.

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