Information Sessions

Information sessions are provided free to all preschools and schools by volunteers to volunteers. SAASPC will always organise a time and venue to suit parents.

Responding to Abuse and Neglect Education and Care (formerly known as Mandatory notification)


Approximately 2 hours


Legislation; DECD Child Protection Policy;

Definitions of abuse;
Physical/behavioural indicators;
Notifying abuse;

Protective practices

Free of Charge:

Covered by a grant from the Minister for Education

To run a session in your school or to obtain further information phone 1800 724640 or email info [@] When you ring for a session in your preschool or school it will be helpful if you can suggest 3-4 dates which would suit your school community

Merit selection panels for principal/preschool director positions for Governing Council nominee and others who may be interested.


Approximately 3 hours




Governing Council obligations
Merit selection
Equal opportunity

Pre-interview tasks

The interview
Making the selection
Appeals/Feedback documentation

Free of Charge:

Covered by a grant from the Minister for Education

These sessions are targeted to areas where a principal vacancy has occurred or will occur shortly. To receive information about dates and venues of these sessions  phone 1800 724640  email:  info [@]


Parent Groups/Clubs


If you would like us to run a session which could include topics such as:


  • What is a parent group?
  • How a parent group can operate
  • How to conduct meetings and good practice;
  • Role of officers
  • Role of parent group representative on School/Governing Council and Finance Committee; Consolidated funding
  • All affiliated committees (which include parent groups) MUST have a constitution - you can download a model constitution in PDF format.

Contact us on 1800 724 640.


SAASPC  GPO Box 2126 Adelaide SA 5001


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