Parents Voice in Government School Education

‘Bringing in parents’ part of the solution

Here’s a good news story from the Age, about how principals have been able to turn around schools that are struggling with declining numbers, low morale and disengaged students, and get them going in a more positive direction. And according to Dr Lisa Vinnicombe, principal of John Fawkner College, ‘bringing in parents’ is part of […]

Parent/school conflicts: PV media comment

The Age has published another article about claims that parents are showing “increasing hostility and violence” towards teachers and principals. Parents Victoria CEO Gail McHardy is quoted in the article: Parents Victoria chief executive officer Gail McHardy said there was a minority of problem parents and issues often arise after a delayed response or miscommunication […]