Orkney Islands Council
Working together for a better Orkney

OIC Resources for Parents and Parent Councils

The following Orkney Islands Council resources and information, available from the Related Downloads section, may be useful for Parent Councils and Parent Council Chairs:

Finance and Admin Guidance

  • Guidance on Grants and Admin Procedures

Chairing a Meeting Training

  • Factors affecting how best to run meetings
  • Meetings - basic rules
  • Meeting priorities and outcomes
  • Meeting sequence
  • Meeting timings
  • Meeting agenda
  • Running the meeting
  • Types of group members
  • Problem solving

The following resources may be useful to parents as well as Parent Councils, and are available from the Related Downloads section:

Minutes of Parent Council Chairs Meetings

  • 21.04.08 Minutes of Parent Council Chairs Meeting
  • 20.05.09 Minutes of Parent Council Chairs Meeting
  • 26.05.10 Minutes of Parent Council Chairs Meeting

Parental Involvement Strategy Consultation

  • Parental Involvement Strategy Consultation 2008
  • OIC Parental Involvement Flyer