Topic 2 Relationship with parents and parent-teacher partnership

Relationship with Parents Can Be Improved

  • Expression of interest in children/ adolescents
  • Easy approachability
  • Openness to parents

Relationship With School Can Be Improved

Parent-Teacher Partnership

  • Parenting
  • Communicating
  • Volunteering
  • Learning at home
  • Decision-making and
  • Collaborating with the community

Way For Successful Communication

  • Communication paves the way for success overall.
  • Clarity
  • Readability
  • Frequency
  • Quality
  • Effectiveness
  • Informativeness

How Parents Can Help Children?

  • Studies have shown that parents want to know how they can help children / adolescents both at home and at school.

Collaborating Successfully

  • For parents and teachers to feel like they are collaborating successfully, the parents should feel welcomed in schools
  • Social events for parents can be helpful for this goal

Parenting Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices

  • Children’s characteristics (e.g., gender, temperament)
  • Parents’ own experiences from their childhood
  • Circumstances
  • Expectations learned from others, such as family, friends, and other social networks, and
  • Cultural systems

Go out of your way to make parents feel welcome and valued.