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

March 2017

Monday 6th Tamworth View Details...
Friday 10th Moree View Details...

April 2017

Tuesday 4th Dubbo View Details...

May 2017

Tuesday 2nd Wagga View Details...

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Latest Articles

Sport as a partnership between schools and parents

Yesterday my boy (and I) were interviewed about his school sport. It wouldn't ever have happened without the fantastic relationships between parents and the school- it was instigated by a parent who saw we were losing students to schools that offered it as a sport, and backed by the principal who ha...  read more

Northern Daily Leader article

As parents one way we can help this issue is build a relationship with the school staff, and have staff build relationships with family. And make sure the right support is place for these kids, schools and families as they are just kids.  Northern Daily Leader...  read more

Sometimes you have to be squeaky

This week while we were away on annual holidays a letter arrived at home from Education NSW. I was waiting for this letter as I had put in an appeal to a decision to not grant my support class son assisted transport. I had applied as his attendance was down to 50% and that was before term 5 which ...  read more

NAPLAN as a high stakes test

Today I was interviewed on prime news on the increasingly high stakes testing that is naplan and how it sets up now teachers kids schools and parents to be further fodder for political grandstanding.  By definition half of all students will be below average in the test, that's how averages wor...  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.