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Archive for the ‘Transitions’ Category

Action Teams for Partnerships Workshop

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

small ATP Strengthen your School’s relationship with parents and the community to improve student achievement. Facilitated by Jenni Brasington and Sherri Wilson, Co-Founders of the center for Active Family Engagement Jenni and Sherri are award-winning educators who have assisted over 120 schools in the USA to establish Action Teams for Partnerships, a model which fosters a school culture of family and community engagement, and motivates parents to become active participants in their child’s learning. They’ve also consulted with hundreds of schools to assess their family engagement practices and readiness for implementing change. To register CLICK HERE! 


Careers Advisory Service

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

This website provides access to the Careers Advisory Service, an annual initiative which gives students and their families or caregivers up to date information about the range of relevant career and study options available following the release of the Higher School Certificate results by the NSW Board of Studies.


Back to school

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Getting off to a good start

Hosted by journalist and mum Rachel Friend, the School A to Z video webcasts feature a panel of experts ready to answer your questions on doing well in class; social life and friendships; behaviour and development; and technology and the internet.


Managing Challenging Behaviours | 8 Session Parent Workshop

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Managing Challenging Behaviours Collaboratively 8 session Parent Workshop Brief Therapy Solutions provides specialised assessment and therapeutic interventions as well as mentoring programs aimed at addressing the complexities associated with behavioural disorders, attachment issues and associated mental health issues in children, young people and their families.


FREE Workshop | “Successful Transitions – Working together!”

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

FREE Workshop for Year 6 parents and students preparing for High School.

Monday 21st November, 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Narellan Library, Cnr Queen and Elyard Street Narellan


FREE Seminar for parents, grandparents and carers

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

FREE Seminar on Monday 7th November 2011, 6pm – 8pm

‘I just want my child to be happy at school’

Click here to register….

This workshop will be useful for parents and all who work with or support young people.


Macarthur Disability Services

Thursday, August 26th, 2010


Macarthur Disability Services (MDS) is a dynamic and innovative not for profit community based organisation that has been operational for 28 years in the Macarthur, Wollondilly, Wingecarribee and South West Sydney Regions of New South Wales.


Secrets of Recruiters….

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010


By Kristie Leopardi

People & Performance Consultant, PeopleSelect

Applying for your first job can be stressful……. Do I have what this employer is looking for? Will I know the answers to the questions? How can I get the job when I don’t have a lot of experience?



Friday, July 30th, 2010

By Rebecca Stewart

Career Origin

It seems like such a basic component of your resume, but there is much to consider when selecting your referees.

What is their purpose? Are they really that important? Do I have to offer referees upfront? Who should my referees be? How many should I include? When will my referees be contacted? These are the questions I am asked, week in and week out here I will answer some of these questions.


Getting ready for life after school: Top tips for parents and carers

Monday, June 7th, 2010

University of Western Sydney Campbelltown Campus – NDCO National Disability Coordination Office

There are so many things for young people to think about when getting ready for life after school.

What do I want to do? Work? Study at Uni? Study at TAFE? Maybe an Apprenticeship or Traineeship?

The questions go on – Where do I find out about what’s involved? Who can help me? What support might I need? Where can I get it? And importantly, how will all of this fit with the rest of my life?


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