Engaging with parents

Why get parents involved?

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Schools can benefit from developing positive partnerships with parents by involving them in all decisions affecting their child's education and learning. Their support can play a vital role at all stages of education.

Parents as partners in learning: CPD resource

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These activities are designed to help practitioners reflect on parental involvement and to develop strategies/ideas for engaging all parents and carers to become actively involved in their children’s learning.

Communication toolkit

Resources to help schools give parents, learners, employers and other partners more information on Curriculum for Excellence.

Other websites

  • Engaging with Families

    This resource has been designed to support parents, schools and communities access the very latest Scottish, UK and international research and evidence around what works to support  effective family engagement strategies.