Increasing parental involvement

INTRODUCTION
Background
It is broadly recognized that for pupils to be able to maximize their schooling potential they will require the full support of their guardians/parents. Attempts to improve parental participation in education have taken over governments, administrators, and educators’ organizations throughout North America, continental Europe, Australasia, the UK and Scandinavia. It is believed that parents must play a role not just in endorsing their own ……………..

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It is evident that to be able to develop the parent-as-tutor, co-learner or collaborator program, the collaboration of all the school personnel is important. In my opinion, Regular classroom teachers, administrators and counselors must receive training in ways of developing better school and home collaboration with the non-English proficient parents and ways of involving them in the their children’s education.

References
Ball, S. J. (2001). A model to increase parental involvement in public schools.
Biddle, B. J. (2001). Social Psychology of Education. Social Psychology of Education. doi:10.1023/A:1011370020448

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