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AMEP at School – Build Your School Community

A free* tailored program for Refugee and Migrant Parents and Family members to enable increased participation in your school and community.

This program will include specific skills development such as:
  • Language, Literacy, Numeracy and Digital skills development for school communication
  • Understanding newsletters, emails, student reports & parent-teacher interviews
  • Integration with other parents and community members
  • Preparation for the Australian Citizenship test
  • Specific education and employment needs of the parents & family members
Your school community will benefit by parents learning about school-year specific information including:
  • Transition from primary to high school & subject selections for Years 9 – 12
  • Sporting events, participation & extra curricula activities
  • Working with school counsellors
  • Purchasing of resources and IT equipment
  • Understanding the school app, messaging and reporting absences
  • School immunisation program importance and consent

Course details

COURSE NAMEEnglish for Parents and Family Members
DURATIONOngoing throughout the school year
START DATELearners can join at any time!
TIME COMMITMENT3-5 hours of study per week
LOCATIONOnsite at your school
CHILDCAREFree* childcare available, call for options
Eligibility Requirements
  • This program is part of the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP). The AMEP is available free to migrants with a permanent visa or an eligible temporary visa, as well as Australian citizens who previously held a permanent visa or an eligible temporary visa.
  • If you do not qualify for free study, you can still learn through this program at a very low cost. Contact Navitas Skilled Futures for details.
Download the course information

Want to grow with Navitas Skilled Futures?

Call 1300 798 111

Feedback from parents and carers of the last schools course held:

“I feel more confident since attending the course in talking to another person in English.”

“Now I understand my child a bit more when they speak English.”

“I want to keep coming to the English class at the school because it’s more convenient.”

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“I wanted to thank Navitas Fairfield for your wonderful support to our refugee and migrant parents wanting to learn and improve their English skills.

We have several new students and the old ones are making fantastic progress.”

Paula Frivola
Refugee & Community Liaison Officer Sydney Catholic Schools