Parent Association Update: Upcoming Parent Forums

Three crucial nights for BOTH Primary and Secondary Parents

Please note below details of the parent seminars that have been organised for this year. Each of the topics were highlighted as areas of concern at the inaugural Parent Forum held in March 2012.

Kids, Computers and Devices: Managing Teen Screen Time

Wednesday 3rd July, 2013

Presenter:Debbie Bushell (Respected Parent Coach

This presentation has also stemmed from queries from parents following the iPad information evenings held, for both primary and secondary parents, at the end of March this year. See the attached flyer for details.

Information will be made available on the night and planned for inclusion on the John XXIII College website afterwards.

The Role of Fathers

Thursday 15th August, 2013

Presenter: Dr Bruce Robinson (the Fathering project:

Further information to follow.


Monday 23rd September, 2013

Some areas to be covered are:

- The major challenges your child is about to face

- Media, marketing and advertising and its impact on your child

- Alcohol and sexual-decision making

- The rapid growth of pornography and how it is affecting our children

- How to parent our children through a sexually saturated society.

Presenter: Mr David Kobler (CHOICEZ Media

Further details to follow.

If anyone has any queries about the topics mentioned or suggestions for others speakers please forward details through to or 0409 10 3628.

Shelley McGrath
(Co-ordinator Parent Forums)
JTC Parent Association