Parent Engagement Conference

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 09:00 to Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 17:00
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The Pullman Hotel, Albert Park, Melbourne, Vic

Join us at the Parent Engagement Conference in 2017

• Learn how effective parent engagement enhances children’s learning outcomes
• Discover the best strategies for engaging with parents and families
• Hear from an outstanding line-up of international keynote speakers: Jenni Brasington, Prof Bill Lucas, Dr Karen Mapp, Dr Debbie Pushor, and Dr Heather Weiss
• Participate in presentations and workshops designed to showcase high impact, evidence-based strategies to support parent engagement.

Hosted by the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) and The Smith Family, and supported by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training, the Parent Engagement Conference will bring research, policy and practice together to advance discussion about the importance of parent engagement to maximise every child’s learning potential. A key focus will be on ways to increase the effectiveness of parent engagement strategies through relationships, and through capacity building. The intended outcome of the Conference is to build and strengthen a parent engagement community of practice in Australia. 

If you join as an ARACY member, there is a further discount!  For more details and to register, visit


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