Tag: Schools

Raising Awareness for Seriously Sick Kids Missing School

20 February, 2017
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We made representations to and held consultations with Commonwealth, State and Territory politicians and officers on school connection for seriously sick kids. MissingSchool also:    discussed an approach to tabling the issue with the Secretary of the Education Council under COAG    engaged with all major party candidates prior to the ACT Election    had […]

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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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A Note to Parents and Carers

2 October, 2014
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A Note to Parents and Carers: When Sick Kids Miss School Work (Primary School) Sick kids miss school in three ways: They mightn’t be well enough to attend because of illness, hospital stays, recovery at home, or frequent visits to doctors. They might be physically at school, but feel unwell and can’t concentrate because of […]

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Linking Up for Kids 2014

12 May, 2014
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MissingSchool was thrilled to participate in the “Linking Up for Kids” conference held in Sydney on 14-15 April 2014 by the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth partnering with Children’s Healthcare Australasia. The conference brought together 270 representatives from the health, hospital and education sectors to consider how we can improve partnerships between the sectors in order […]

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