Kaleen Primary School — Kids Helping Kids

21 June, 2013

The Kaleen Primary School Representative Council, and their Co-ordinator Melissa Chiles, today ran a school-wide pyjama day to support seriously sick kids who miss school.¬† The students¬† and staff were able to come to school wearing their PJ’s and dressing gowns for a gold coin donation towards the work of MissingSchool.¬† Melissa Chiles spoke to […]

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Consultation

19 June, 2013

Prior to our 2013 Annual General Meeting, MissingSchool is holding a small consultation process to help inform our planning. It will be in Canberra, on Wednesday 26 June from 1.00-3.00 pm. We are inviting people who have useful and informed perspectives to contribute. To join us, call 0400 241 900, or email Cathy Nell. Invitees […]

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Students with Complex Health Needs

20 November, 2012

The ACT Health and Education and Training Directorates recently launched a joint initiative to investigate the provision of “appropriate, evidenced based, equitable and sustainable healthcare” in schools for students with complex health needs. Consultation papers providing information on international and national models of care, along with a proposal for an ACT Framework and Model, are […]

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Missing School

9 November, 2012

The issue of improving access to education for children with critical or chronic illness is gaining momentum. It is heartening to know that it is becoming more widely recognised by health and educational professionals; it will be fantastic to have personal input from the children and their families.

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