February 2023 - Newsletter

Minister Jason Clare has recognised that children are falling behind in school and that more students are disengaged than before. There are many explanations for this, but one constant is the absence of family participation in schools. True family participation decreases absenteeism and school refusal and improves children' social, emotional, behavioural, and academic results, according to over 50 years of study. A happy teaching atmosphere will help solve the teacher shortage our schools are suffering. Thus, the Federal Department must engage with ACSSO to determine what is required to quickly enhance the educational experience and results for all government school children. Especially those slipping behind.
We have seen that the cost of schooling is beginning to have an influence on the alternatives accessible to young people and is putting a considerable strain on the family budget.
Everyone has an opinion. There ae many different perspectives from which parent engagement can be viewed. What is your perspective and the context in which you operate?
The Senate committee investigating school refusal invited ACSSO to Canberra public hearings this month. Last Wednesday, ACSSO CEO Dianne Giblin AM and ACTP&C EO Veronica Elliott appeared.
Increasing wellbeing is easiest when an entire school or community take it on as a core aim. It is easiest when wellbeing becomes everybody’s business. Together let‘s aim to make wellness contagious.
The world's largest online maths competition is back in 2023! Join over a million students from across the globe as they celebrate World Maths Day.
This school assessment survey helps to identify and analyse your school’s wellbeing. It contains 25 statements that encourage you to think about how your school performs across the five key elements of the Australian Student Wellbeing Framework.
ACSSO believes that education is essential for both the development of the individual and the development of society, and that a high-quality education is in the interests of a society as a whole and is the right of every individual.
The Australian Council of State School Organisations (ACSSO) made a submission to the Budget in response to the Productivity Commission's report on the results of the National School Reform Agreement.
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