Federation of Parents & Citizens Associations of NSW (P&C Federation)

Strategic Plan

July 2021 to June 2024

Vision

Our vision is for vibrant, inclusive and high quality public school communities.

Mission

Our mission is to empower P&C Associations and to promote and enhance public education in NSW.

Core Principles

Our core principles are

  1. Empower and engage members
  2. Professionalism, effective communication and continuing professional development
  3. Commitment to the purpose of the organisation
  4. Respect for each other, our members, and our processes.

Pillars

In order to achieve our Mission, P&C Federation will advance:

  1. Policy
  2. Advocacy
  3. Education and Events
  4. Member Services and Engagement
  5. Member Recognition
  6. Communications
  7. Partnerships, Alliances and Collaboration
  8. Governance
  9. Finance
  10. Operations

 

1. Policy

Engage with members to develop and implement a policy roadmap for the day-to-day operations of P&C Associations and current and emerging issues in public education in NSW.

2. Advocacy

Be the voice with value for parents and school communities that is heard and recognised and influences decision-makers to support the aspirations of members.

3. Education and Events

Showcase P&C Associations and their role in educating and supporting parents and the wider community, highlighting key annual events, celebrations and ongoing professional development.

4. Member Services and Engagement

Create an environment that engages and empowers members and delivers valued services to diverse groups of parents and carers through respectful partnerships between staff and school communities.

5. Member Recognition

Celebrate and honour outstanding and dedicated P&C Association volunteers and staff as role models through awards and special events.

6. Communications

Promote the P&C Association vision of quality public education through internal and external communication to members, stakeholders and the public, including traditional and social media.

7. Partnerships, Alliances and Collaboration

Create connections for thriving school communities in collaborative state, national and international partnerships with education authorities, community and corporate organisations.

8. Governance

Lead by example to foster a culture of respect and collaboration in decision-making to improve performance and create opportunities for members.

9. Finances

Ensure financial sustainability through growth, development and diversification of income streams with business systems that meet the needs of members.

10. Operations

Focus on the future to maintain a high performing, flexible professional team to underpin the work of P&C Associations through evidence-based decisions and investment in strategic priorities.

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