Tag: Education Governance

Notification of Committee vacancy

12 April, 2018
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Notification of Committee vacancy (Notice served 28 March 2018 – amended) Three vacancies have arisen on the Management Committee, following the recent resignation of Cathy Nell and the resignation of Hugh Dixon who has taken up the position of Public Officer. We thank Cathy for her years of service to Missing School, and we wish […]

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Online Donations Available

21 July, 2017
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MissingSchool has implemented a pay-online donation system via our website using Paypal. You can now donate to fund initiatives that keep seriously sick kids connected to their education, everywhere in Australia, every day. You can select exactly where your donation will go: –        To supporting kids, families and carers –        To advising officials and advocacy […]

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Who Are They?

13 October, 2015
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A comprehensive report into the challenges facing kids who miss school due to significant injury or illness aims to improve outcomes for an estimated 60,000 seriously ill Australian students. Go here to find the report – School Connection For Seriously Sick Kids: who are they, how do we know what works and whose job is […]

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Sick Kids : Why Educationally “Disabled”?

8 September, 2013
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When we have a child with, or diagnosed with, a critical and/or chronic medical condition it is generally very confronting. Words like “devastating, shocking, frightening, taxing” may better describe the experience. Our first concern is to focus on our child’s health. Their survival, wellbeing, happiness and the management of the illness becomes our natural priority. […]

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