New sponsors for our Conference in May

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We are very pleased to announce that Midford School Wear, Fotoworks, Commonwealth Bank School Banking and the Cancer Council have taken up Diamond Sponsorship of our Conference on the 24th May. As parents in our schools, we encourage you and your school parent community to support these businesses and programs.   We are grateful for their financial assistance in holding the Conference and hope that you make time to speak with them during the breaks on the day. … [Read more...]

Education Equals website a great new resource for parents

Charlene and Mirella, two highly experienced mathematics educators, based in Perth, have developed an excellent website, Education Equals where parents can get the advice and resources they need to help them build mathematical confidence and competence in their children aged 6 months - 17 years. "Providing useful, practical support for parents as they aim to help their children with their maths is our key goal.  In our experience it is when parents join with teachers in an educational … [Read more...]

The Parents and Friends Federation of Western Australia celebrates its 60th Anniversary today!

The PFFWA was founded this day in 1954 by a small but committed and passionate group of parents.  It was the first organisation for Catholic school parents in Australia and the first to secure recurrent state funding, £10 per secondary student per year, in 1965.  It is recognised as the peak representative body in Western Australia for parents who choose a Catholic education for their children. It continues to advocate on behalf of parents at the local, state and national levels, provides a … [Read more...]

Opportunity to be involved in the Family-School Partnerships Framework review

WA Flyer for project - Mar14

Between March 21-25, our counterpart, WACSSO will be supporting The Family-School and Community Partnerships Bureau as they seek the opinions of parents, carers, teachers, and all school community members from all schools on how to improve their framework, which promotes best practise in fostering relationships and collaboration between schools and communities. All school community members (parents, teachers, community members, school leaders and executive, etc.) are invited to share their … [Read more...]

Public Consultation on Enhancing Online Safety for Children

The Australian Government's Department of Communications is calling for submissions to the Discussion paper on Enhancing Online Safety for Children.  Submissions need to be received by this Friday 7th March.  If you have an interest in this area and would like to contribute to the Federation's submission, please contact the office on 9271 5909 or email (details on the Contact Us page).   … [Read more...]