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Parent involvement – the secret ingredient to children’s school success


Positive parent participation demonstrates to children that you value learning as well as holding their school in high regard. If you want the best outcomes for your child or young person then it’s important that you become involved in as many aspects of your child’s education as practical. The involvement of parents helps break down the mystique about school that can exist for some children. Their chances of success are better when they see school as an extension of home rather than merely an institution for learning. Positive parent participation demonstrates to children that you value learning as well as their school. Children copy many of their parents’ views so your positive attitude to school and learning
is catching. Parent involvement takes energy Many primary schools offer parents classroom jobs such as hearing kids read, taking small groups in...(sign-up as a member to continue reading this article)


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