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Catholic School Parents Queensland has welcomed the announcement of an additional $100,000 funding from the Queensland Government to enhance their work with families in Catholic schools. 

On Mother’s Day, the Miles Government announced that four parent groups, including CSPQ, would share an additional $400,000 in funding. 

Queensland Education Minister Di Farmer said the partnership between parents, communities and schools is “so important to each child’s education and to the future of our communities”.

“In addition to a range of cost-of-living measures our schools are implementing to respond to the needs of families, we want to support the organisations who traditionally rely on family donations or volunteering.”

CSPQ executive director Carmel Nash said the organisation would use the funds to assist schools to engage families in student learning and wellbeing. 

It will work with Catholic education authorities across Queensland to develop curriculum-connected resources so that families can build their capacity to support learning at home, particularly in the areas of literacy and numeracy across prep to year 10. 

Ms Nash said the funding would “go a long way to supporting authentic partnerships between home and school”. 


Catholic School Parents Queensland welcomes additional $100,000 funding to support families (CSPQ)

Mums (and Dads) recognised on Mothers’ Day with funding to key parents’ groups (Queensland Government)