Articles tagged with: committee

Does a member of the PTA have to be present in the hall during the after-school sessions?

Will the disco DJ be covered by our SPTC membership insurance?

Do we need background checks (PVGs) on possible members of the Parent Council?

Who can vote at our AGM?

Education and Culture Committee – report on draft budget

SPTC was asked by the education committee at Parliament to look at the Government’s planned budget for local authorities in 2015 – 16. You can read our original response to the planned budget on our website. Today the Scottish Parliament Education and Culture Committee published their draft report on draft budget which you can read here. […]

Focus on Communications – Bonnyrigg

For more information about this session please click here If you would like to register for this event then please drop us an email at sptc@sptc.info or call us on 0131 474 6199 and let us know your name, school and contact details. All training sessions  are  free of charge but we need to have an idea of numbers […]

Parent Council Essentials – Grangemouth

For more information about this session please click here If you would like to register for this event then please drop us an email at sptc@sptc.info or call us on 0131 474 6199 and let us know your name, school and contact details. All training sessions  are  free of charge but we need to have an idea of numbers […]

Parent Council Essentials – Aberdeenshire

For more information about the session please click here If you would like to register for this event then please drop us an email at sptc@sptc.info or call us on 0131 474 6199 and let us know your name, school and contact details. All training sessions  are  free of charge but we need to have an idea of numbers […]

PVG for Parent Councils and PTAs – CANCELLED

THIS SESSION HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Parent Council Essentials, Moray

For more information about this session please click here If you would like to register for this event then please drop us an email at sptc@sptc.info or call us on 0131 474 6199 and let us know your name, school and contact details. All training sessions  are  free of charge but we need to have an idea of […]

Office Bearers & Committee Members, Falkirk – CANCELLED

This session has been cancelled.

Getting parents involved in Parent Councils

SPTC 65th Annual Conference: Parents Working Together – March 2014

Saturday 22nd March 9:30am – 3:50pm. Edinburgh Training and Conference Centre, 16 St Mary’s Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SU. This year’s SPTC conference is specifically designed to offer both parents and professionals and opportunity to hear first-hand from parents about exciting projects they have led in their schools. Our audience will be primarily parent council and […]

Parent Council Essentials, East Kilbride

The role of the Parent Council/PTA Treasurer

Download the PDF here   Guidelines for the Parent Council/PTA Treasurer Although all PC/PTA committee members are responsible for the management of funds, the Treasurer has the important role in helping everyone to carry out these duties properly.  The Treasurer can be anyone on the committee (or a paid clerk for the Parent Council).  The […]

Steps to a Parent Council

Most schools now have a Parent Council however, there are some where the PC may have been disbanded due to lack of volunteers. Setting up a Parent Council may seem like a daunting task but we hope this leaflet will help answer some of the questions that may arise. STEP 1 Set up a working […]

SPTC 64th Annual Conference: Parent to Parent – Parental Involvent in Action, November 2012

The SPTC annual conference 2012 had parents firmly in its sights: the bulk of the day was devoted to parent-led workshops, with groups coming from all over the country to share their experiences, warts and all! Around 70 delegates – the majority parents but also including local authority staff and representatives from other bodies – […]

Discussion Paper on Unincorporated Associations, March 2009

I’m the new chairperson of our Parent Council, and I’m not sure what I’m supposed to do!

Do you have guidance or rules about the ratio of teachers to parents on a PTA Committee?