In The Media

Download or view media coverage of the Parent Engagement Conference


Dr Heather Weiss on The Drum, ABC TV

International keynote speaker Dr Heather B Weiss appeared live on ABC's The Drum to discuss parent engagement and how crucial it is in improving learning outcomes for children in Australia and beyond. This 8 June episode streams on iView until 22 June 2017.


Herald Sun article feat. Prof Bill Lucas

The Herald Sun published a piece on 6 June highlighting the Parent Engagement Conference in context of changes to Victoria's curriculum, with input from international keynote speaker Professor Bill Lucas.


ARACY on ABC Radio Canberra 

Stephen Bartos and Barbara Barker from ARACY discuss parent engagement ahead of the 2017 Conference with Genevieve Jacobs on ABC Radio. Hear the segment on the ARACY website.


Dr Heather B Weiss on ABC Radio Melbourne

Hear Dr Heather B Weiss share her expertise in parent engagement and teacher visits with parents in their homes, broadcast on ABC Radio's Drive with host Raf Epstein. Stream Heather's interview via the ARACY website.


Dr Debbie Pushor on ABC Radio Canberra

Dr Debbie Pushor discusses the difference between parent involvement and parent engagement on ABC Radio Canberra's Drive program hosted by Adam Shirley. Dr Pushor emphasises that 40 years' of evidence shows it's parent engagement that improves learning outcomes–learn more in the interview on ARACY's website.

Download the official Parent Engagement Conference press release from ARACY and The Smith Family here (PDF - 1MB).