Posts by Patrick Doumani

Revision of Department of Education Code of Conduct

The NSW Department of Education is revising its Code of Conduct, in part to reflect recent changes to the social, political and legislative landscape. The Discussion Paper and information on making submissions can be viewed at this link If you would…
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Survey on New Student Behaviour Strategy

SURVEY NOW CLOSED The NSW Department of Education has developed a new Student Behaviour Strategy to lift educational outcomes through early intervention and targeted support. The draft strategy can be reviewed at this link. The strategy was developed to address…
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P&C Federation Councillor Up For Prestigious Regional Award

Congratulations to Dr Saba Nabi, P&C Federation Councillor for the Riverina electorate, for being announced as a finalist in the 2020 NSW & ACT Regional Achievement and Community Awards. Run by Awards Australia, these Awards recognise, encourage and reward the…
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Update on Holding P&C Association Meetings

We have received several phone calls from P&C Associations about recent announcements and additional safety measure updates on the Department of Education’s website.  For more information on additional safety measures relevant to P&C Associations, please visit the Department of Education’s ‘A guide to NSW school students…
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Membership Fee Relief (COVID-19) – Deadline Extended

If your P&C Association has been financially impacted by the COVID-19 situation, the deadline for applying for membership fee relief has been extended to Monday, 31 August 2020. Applications, along with all the required documents, must be received by 5pm…
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Survey on NSW Government Response to COVID-19

The NSW Government has opened an inquiry to its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. P&C Federation is keen to relay the experiences of P&C Associations and the impact of the government’s response on their operations. To ensure we give the…
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Amended Constitution For Incorporated P&C Associations

What are the changes? Historically, NSW P&C Associations incorporated by the NSW Minister for Education have not had an enabler within their constitution to hold meetings other than face to face. However, due to restrictions on public meetings, P&C Federation…
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