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Prairiewood High School

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Community Liaison Officers - Help for Parents

Meet our Community Liaison Team, which is the glue that harnesses the relationship/communication between, students, teachers, parents and the wider community to enhance learning outcomes and the Wellbeing of all students at PHS. Working collaboratively with the Wellbeing Team, our CLOs endeavour to maintain a vibrant, tolerant and inclusive environment that is equitable for all to access.

This short video explains the role of CLOs at our school.

In this video Tana Tuake, one of our CLOs, speaks with the President of our P & C, Dr Ashni Prasad about the role of the P & C at PHS and our Community Engagement Programs.

At Prairiewood High School we have three Community Liaison Officers (CLOs). 

Mr Bashar Hanna - Arabic Speaking - Mon - Fri

Ms Tana Tuake -   Pacifica Liaison - Tue, Wed, Thur.

Mrs Le Ngo - Vietnamese Speaking - Thur & Fri

Our CLOs can help if you need a translater or just someone who understands your culture. They can be contacted on the school number: 9725 5444

Please see our Video with Penny Evans - Careers Adviser at PHS, with advice for Parents.

Please see our video "ATAR: What does it mean?" As Penny Evans explains the ATAR for parents.

Please see our Vietnamese video on Mental Health and Wellbeing for Young People in Vietnamese. 

Please watch this video in Vietnamese about COVID-19 and staying safe and informed.

Please watch this Vietnamese video presented by guest speaker Dr Brian Cung on COVID 19 vaccine information.

Please see our Arabic videos on COVID-19 and staying safe:


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Le Ngo is our Vietnamese speaking liaison officer who has worked for DoE since 2000.  With her friendly personality, great deal of school-based experience and liaison skills, Mrs Ngo has helped to create positive change within our learning environment at PHS. A dedicated professional lady, who contributed significantly to maintaining our school community well-being, Mrs Ngo is highly regarded by our domestic and international students. Currently, her working days are Thursdays and Fridays. 

Tana Tuake is the Community Liaison Officer for the Pacifica Community at Prairiewood High School. Tana has had variety of community roles throughout the years with DoE at South West Sydney and Sydney Region. This has resulted in extensive experience liaising between staff, teachers and parents to accommodate all our students’ learning outcomes and wellbeing. Tana currently works at PHS from Monday to Thursday (inclusive).

Bashar Hanna is our school liaison team leader who co-founded and co-facilitates the Community Inclusion Program at Prairiewood High School since 2014. A strong advocate of social change making, intercultural empathy and civic belonging, Bashar’s background as a community development specialist and social entrepreneur, intertwines his work and passions with the voices of families and communities of refugee trauma. He has worked extensively with CALD families, in particular those of Middle Eastern background, since 2001, within school settings and outside of school communities, to cultivate and transform communities of social capital. Bashar works at PHS from Monday to Friday. 

For information in various languages on helping your child with literacy and numeracy at home please click this link