Vision, Mission and Guiding Principles


Inspire and enable parents and carers to build communities of faith and hope.


Provide leadership, advocacy and support for parents of children in NSW Catholic schools.

Guiding Principles

Learning is a partnership with parents, carers and others in the community, all of whom have a role to play in nurturing the love of learning needed for success at school and in life. 

– Alice Springs (Mparntwe) Education Declaration (December 2019)

Parents as education partners

We value and promote the critical role that parents play in the education of their children.


We draw on the knowledge, skills and experience of volunteers and staff to achieve our goals.


We ensure we are informed, truly representative, ethical and accountable.

Catholic Social Teaching

We uphold and promote the principles of human dignity, the common good, subsidiarity and solidarity.

Overview of Strategic Plan 2021-2023

Articulate and promote an understanding of Catholic beliefs and practices.

Continue to represent an authentic parent voice to key stakeholders.

Drive initiatives to support inclusion of all families in their learning communities.

Upskill parents and schools to increase parent engagement in learning.