Why is parental engagement important?
The evidence is consistent, positive, and convincing: families are a major influence on their children’s achievement in school and through life.*
*A New Wave of Evidence. The Impact of School, Family, and Community Connections on Student Achievement. Annual Synthesis 2002 (Henderson & Mapp, 2002, USA).
What can parents do?
Parents play a pivotal role in student success:
What can schools do?
When students are motivated to learn, focus and attention comes easily.
Some resources to get you started in creating family school partnership in your school:
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