School Improvement and Governance Network

Parents

Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

The Department has information for parents and familes about student development and schooling and education from birth through to 18 years of age as well as information about parent clubs. As well, see the Department's very useful materials at:

Parents Victoria

Parents Victoria is a statewide organisation representing parents of students in Victorian government schools. It provides advice, support and information to parent clubs and parents wishing to establish parent clubs as well as advocacy for individual parents.

Australian Council of State School Organisations

See the Australian Council of State School Organisations www.acsso.org.au

Parents Victoria and VICCSO are the Victorian affiliates of ACSSO, which is the national body representing the key parent and school council organisations in each state.

Australian Parents Council and Victorian Parents Council

See the Australian Parents Council www.austparents.edu.au/ and the Victorian Parents Council www.vicparentscouncil.vic.edu.au.

Family-School & Community Partnerships Bureau

The Family-School & Community Partnerships Bureau has been set up to help Australian schools, families and communities build sustainable, collaborative, productive relationships.

Parenting Research Centre

The Parenting Research Centre is committed to:

  • Seeking and sharing scientific knowledge of effective parenting
  • Developing research-based, non-judgemental solutions to contemporary parenting challenges
  • Providing leadership on parenting issues for policy makers, professionals and the community.

Education Services Australia

Education Services Australia

School Days magazine for parents and teachers

Schooldaysmagazine.com, an online magazine site for useful information about school education, from early learning to year 12.

Kindergarten Parents Victoria

Kindergarten Parents Victoria

Parent Teacher Association (USA) 

Parent Teacher Association

Playground and Recreation Association Victoria

Playground and Recreation Association Victoria

Raising Children Network: the Australian Parenting Website

Raising Children Network: the Australian Parenting Website

School A to Z: practical help for parents

School A to Z: practical help for parents

Harvard Family Research Project

Harvard Family Research Project

Parental engagement - Professor Alma Harris

Parental engagement, Professor Alma Harris

Pathways to School Improvement

Pathways to School Improvement