Parents in Education funding for school and preschool communities

Our relationships with parents are at the centre of success for every child at school.

Parents in Education (PIE) funding is available to government schools and preschools. The funding is for parent engagement projects that help parents to:

  • engage in their child’s education
  • feel empowered to support learning at home through strong partnerships with schools.

When to apply for the 2021 funding

Applications open: Tuesday 15 September 2020

Applications close: Friday 23 October 2020.

Find out how to apply.

Benefits of parent engagement

Effective parent engagement has many benefits, including:

  • increased student attendance and student engagement in learning
  • expanding ways for children to be successful learners, at school, at home and in the world around them
  • enhancing the knowledge, professional skills and capacity of educators
  • a richer, more diverse and inclusive school community.

Get help with your child’s learning

How you support your child’s learning matters. You shape your child’s values and attitude. You shape their attitude and approaches to learning at home, school, and beyond.

The department has some resources to help you support your child’s learning. The resources cover:

  • what being engaged in your child’s educations means
  • what you can do to help your child
  • hear what parent, students and teachers think.

Contact

Department for Education
Engagement and Wellbeing
Email: Education.ParentEngagement@sa.gov.au

Related information

On this site

Family and community involvement in education

Other websites

Parent engagement framework – Department for Education

Professional learning — parent engagement – Department for Education


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