The Benefits of Affiliation

benefits of Affiliation

A big thank you to all the schools who have affiliated so far, we look forwards to providing you with the following benefits throughout this school year.

Computer game tackles a different challenge

Tony Simpson MLA, Press Release Wednesday, 25 March 2015 ​Holyoake receives $218,000 for youth counselling game Young people decide fate of virtual communities and interact with counsellors Promotes social and emotional learning A world-first interactive computer game that helps young people deal with social issues by deciding the fate of a virtual community was launched… [Read more…]

How Parents Choose Their Child’s Secondary School – News

What do you look for when deciding upon the High School that your child/ren will attend? A very interesting read about the research being conducted at RMIT into the social, behavioral and economic outcomes of this crucial decision was published in the Age Newspaper today; http://www.theage.com.au/national/education/the-great-what-next-how-parents-choose-their-childs-secondary-school-20150322-1m3o4y.html If you find the article interesting and would like… [Read more…]

Notice of change to PFFWA Constitution

The Parents and Friends Federation of Western Australia is proposing a minor change to their Constitution to alter the number of required general meetings each year from eight (8) to 4 (four).  This change will be voted on at the Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 27th May. Rationale for change: The ability to communicate with… [Read more…]

Nominations Open for Australian Positive Teacher Awards

Call for Nominations - Australian Positive Teacher of the Year Award

National Australian Positive Schools Initiative, Geelong Grammar School, KidsMatter and MindMatters are proudly supporting the 2015 Australian Positive Teacher Conference and Awards. These Awards are a great opportunity to recognise teachers who have contributed to your child’s wellbeing in 2014. To nominate a teacher for an award, please visit www.PositiveSchools.com.au