Family Focus Consultancy

Family Focus Consultancy (FFC), established in 2015 to meet the needs of Teachers, Schools and Parents on Parental Engagement in Schools.

Teachers will be able to access professional learning

School Administration staff will be able to help strengthen their skills in interacting with parents though professional learning materials.

FFC can also arrange to work with your Parents and wider school communities to ensure meaningful and authentic interactions and engagement with your School.

We offer a Pro Bono service for Parents to support them individually to engage and interact with teachers, schools and the wider Department of Education , building a scaffold to respectful, meaningful and productive relationships which allows for the best outcomes for children.

FFC will provide you with support that aligns with both Australian Professional Standards for Teachers and the Federal Governments pillars of education

Family Focus Consultancy aims to ensure meaningful and successful relationships between Schools, Teachers, and Parents that put the child at the centre of all outcomes.

Upcoming Workshops

May 2016

Monday 30th Inverell View Details...

June 2016

Tuesday 21st Bundarra View Details...
Monday 27th Lismore View Details...
Tuesday 28th Port Macquarie View Details...

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Latest Articles

NAPLAN Results

Rachael Sowden regional P&C president and director of FFC was interviewed last week by ABC's Kelly Fuller on what parents think about the lovely notes from teachers regarding NAPLAN and some of the data from Qld research that says only 14% of parents look at the school for their myschool results...  read more

Crumbling schools interview

Interview on prime 7 on the state of upkeep of local schools   ...  read more

Prime tv interview on importance of Gonski in New England

The seat of New England is in the spotlight yet again - this time the focus is on the government's commitment to the Gonski reforms. A recent survey's revealed more than 65 percent of voters in the electorate support, or strongly support, increased funding to schools. Parents want to ensure that al...  read more

Family Focus goes to Luna Park for Education Nation 2016

Family Focus Consultancy presenters Wayne Chaffey and Rachael Sowden will be presenting at Education Nation 2016    This is a marvellous opportunity for us to demonstrate what Family Focus Consultancy can offer to support you and your school. And a fantastic way for us to share our mater...  read more

Endorsed Provider

BOSTES Accredited

Workshops will contribute six hours of QTC Registered PD addressing 7.3.2 and 3.7.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

7.3.2 Establish and maintain respectful collaborative relationships with parents/ carers regarding their children’s learning and wellbeing.

3.7.2 Plan for appropriate and contextually relevant opportunities for parents/ carers to be involved in their children’s learning.