The Department has information for parents and familes about student development and schooling and education from birth through to 18 years of age as well as information about parent clubs. As well, see the Department's very useful materials at:
Parents Victoria is a statewide organisation representing parents of students in Victorian government schools. It provides advice, support and information to parent clubs and parents wishing to establish parent clubs as well as advocacy for individual parents.
See the Australian Council of State School Organisations www.acsso.org.au
Parents Victoria and VICCSO are the Victorian affiliates of ACSSO, which is the national body representing the key parent and school council organisations in each state.
See the Australian Parents Council www.austparents.edu.au/ and the Victorian Parents Council www.vicparentscouncil.vic.edu.au.
The Family-School & Community Partnerships Bureau has been set up to help Australian schools, families and communities build sustainable, collaborative, productive relationships.
The Parenting Research Centre is committed to:
Education Services Australia
Schooldaysmagazine.com, an online magazine site for useful information about school education, from early learning to year 12.
Kindergarten Parents Victoria
Parent Teacher Association
Playground and Recreation Association Victoria
Raising Children Network: the Australian Parenting Website
School A to Z: practical help for parents
Harvard Family Research Project
Parental engagement, Professor Alma Harris
Pathways to School Improvement