Bus letter

Published: Mar 4, 2019, No Comments.

Letter to Minister   The above form letter can be used to explain your issue with the new bus network to the transport minister.

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Canberra’s little experts have great lunchbox ideas to share with busy parents

Published: Jan 30, 2019, No Comments.

Ever wondered what kids think about packing a healthy lunch box? Some of Canberra’s kids tell us exactly what they think! It just goes to show that kids really are the little experts and they could teach us adults a thing or two about packing a healthy lunchbox. Watch the videos on the Fresh Tastes […]

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Collaboration In Inclusion: Individual Learning Plans

Published: Dec 17, 2018, No Comments.

                          APFACTS will be running a series of events next year around Inclusion, with a focus on parental collaboration and engagement in Individual learning plans. ILP’s, PP’s, IEP’s….Different names, different processes, different forms. It can be overwhelming and unclear as to what it […]

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Dr Kristy Goodwin speaks to APFACTS parents

Published: Oct 23, 2018, No Comments.

In September Dr Kristy Goodwin spoke to many of our parents about raising children in a digital age. She offered some invaluable insight into adolescence brains when added to digital devices! She presented great practical advice like “Green time after screen time” and explained why this was so important to a child’s brain. She also […]

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Australian Parents Council Survey

Published: Oct 16, 2018, No Comments.

Australian Parents Council want to hear what are the education and school issues that most concern you? What do you really care about? What education choices have you made and why did you make them? Do you care about opportunities, funding, fairness and/or choice? Are you worried there’s too much technology in the classroom, or […]

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Dr Kristy Goodwin: Raising Your Child in a Digital World

Published: Sep 10, 2018, No Comments.

APFACTS is proud to present Dr Kristy Goodwin with “Raising your Child in a Digital World” on September 24th at 7.30pm. Dr Kristy Goodwin, a digital parenting educator, author and researcher (& mum who also deals with her kids’ techno-tantrums), delivers research-based information to parents about the overwhelming and confusing task of raising young kids […]

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Celebration Day for Girls

Published: Jun 21, 2018, No Comments.

  Did you know that the average age for periods to start is 12.6 years but can be as early as 8 years of age? Are you prepared?? Come along to a presentation from Positive Menstrual Health Educators; Patricia Falcetta and Julia Dendrinos. Research shows that talking openly with your daughter about periods reduces anxiety […]

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e-safety presentation @ Edutech

Published: Jun 14, 2018, No Comments.

The Australian Parents Council presented a parent engagement session at the recent Edutech conference in Sydney. One of the presenters was Kellie Britnell from the office of the e-safety commissioner. She was a fabulous and engaging presenter who spoke about how to keep our children safe online and how the office can assit you in […]

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Media Release – Gonski 2.0

Published: May 1, 2018, No Comments.

APFACTS Media release

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Published: Nov 27, 2014, No Comments.

WORLD TEACHERS DAY   Friday 27th October 2017 (Australia) Can you think of a time where a teacher’s influence was a turning point in your own life? My favourite teacher was Miss Leeton in Kindy and Year 1. I can’t even tell you what made her so special, but I can tell you that I was […]

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