Australian Boarding Schools Association
Boarding schools have changed. Residential education in the past would sometimes fuel awful tales of hardship. The boarding school of today is vastly different, with boarding houses and hostels being places of friendship and support. Boarding staff must be professional and caring in their quest to provide a “home away from home” and a warm and secure environment for their students.
Australian Parents Council
The Australian Parents Council (APC) is a national federation of non-government school parents' organisations. APC seeks to promote choice and quality in schooling, the equitable distribution of government funds for schooling and effective partnerships to maximise schooling outcomes. APC's four goals are Choice, Quality, Equity and Voice. See APC Principles & Objectives for more information.
Australian Council of State School Organisations
The Australian Council of State School Organisations (ACSSO) is the peak national organisation representing the interests of the parents, families and school communities of more than two million children attending government schools throughout Australia.
Independent Schools Council of Australia
The Independent Schools Council of Australia (ISCA) represents the interests of the independent school sector on a national basis such as in relation to Commonwealth funding and representation on national policy making bodies. Its eight member State and Territory Associations of Independent Schools represent a growing sector with 1,024 schools and 474,206 full-time equivalent (FTE) students, 14 percent of all school enrolments in Australia.
AUSPELD s an incorporated not-for-profit association of parents and professionals committed to advancing the education and well-being of children and adults with Specific Learning Difficulties.
The name SPELD NSW stands for The Specific Learning Difficulties Association of NSW, It is a public benevolent institution and is one of the National Federation of SPELD Associations, with associations in each state.
SAASPC is a strong supporter of Public Education and the voice for SA parents and community members. We are the state body for parents from Government preschools and schools and the SA representative to the Australian Council of State School Organisations (ACSSO) the national body for parents and school community organisations.
Boarding School's Association
The Boarding Schools’ Association is the Association in the United Kingdom serving and representing member boarding schools, training staff and promoting boarding education.
A useful website about schools, learning and development for parents in the UK, where you will find information about choosing schools, term dates, school holidays, school transport, becoming a governor, exams, tests and the curriculum.
HMC: The Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference
The Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference (HMC) represents the Heads of some 250 leading independent schools in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. HMC has a further 60 or so international members, up to 30 additional members (Heads of maintained schools in the UK), and 40 Honorary Associate members (retired members).
Independent Schools Council
The ISC represents 1,280 independent schools in the UK educating more than 500,000 children. Our schools are accredited by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) and the Head of each ISC school is a member of one of our Heads' Associations.
Patoss is a professional association of teachers of students with specific learning difficulties, for all those concerned with the teaching and support of pupils with SpLD, for example: dyslexic, dyspraxic, dyscalculic, ADHD. Membership is open to qualified teachers in SpLD and those studying for either the certificate or the diploma in SpLD.
The National Literacy Trust is a national charity dedicated to raising literacy levels in the UK.
We work to improve the reading, writing, speaking and listening skills in the UK's most disadvantaged communities, where up to 40 per cent of people have literacy problems. Our research and analysis make us the leading authority on literacy and drive our interventions. Because low literacy is intergenerational, we focus our work on families, young people and children.
National PTA® comprises millions of families, students, teachers, administrators, and business and community leaders devoted to the educational success of children and the promotion of parent involvement in schools.
The Association of Boarding Schools serves college-preparatory boarding schools in the United States, Canada, and around the globe. The Association leads a domestic and international effort to promote awareness and understanding of boarding schools and to expand the applicant pool for member institutions. TABS is the comprehensive, indispensable resource for educators seeking training, research, guidance, and support on all issues pertaining to the residential school experience.
If you are a parent or teacher of a child with a learning disability – or have learning disabilities yourself – you are not alone.
The Learning Disabilities Association of America is here to help! Since 1963, LDA has provided support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals with cutting edge information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a comprehensive network of resources. These services make LDA the leading resource for information on learning disabilities.
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