Exploring the importance of parental engagement for schools

December 30, 2016

Most children have two main educators in their lives – their parents and their teachers. While both have crucial roles to play, it’s important that the influence of the parent as an educator doesn’t end when the child is in formal education. Schools can help parents develop this role by building meaningful school-home relationships and encouraging ongoing parental involvement.This whitepaper outlines the benefits of parental engagement as well as advice on how to implement your own school’s strategy, whilst recommending tools to support this. Key research from the area of parental engagement will enable you to present a comprehensive argument about the importance of investment in this area.

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