Parents Voice in Government School Education

Know your families

Articles on this topic

Out-of-home care situations

Families with children in out-of-home care provide extra challenges for effective engagement. Out-of-home care may include foster care, relative/kin care or residential/group home care. Few

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Creating familycentric schools

Our friend Dr Debbie Pushor and former graduate students from the University of Saskatchewan have produced School Interrupted, a podcast series on creating familycentric schools. Debbie

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Aboriginal families

According to research from the Australian Research Alliance on Children and Youth (ARACY), a significant barrier to the engagement of Aboriginal parents in high Aboriginal

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Students with disabilities

Effective communication is the key; two-way exchanges with families as genuine partners. In communicating effectively with families it is equally important to empower and encourage

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Cultural relevance

Knowing their families and their cultural beliefs around education will assist schools to engage those families in a more culturally responsive way and give all

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Baby Photos

How about running a ‘baby photos of the staff’ competition for your school?  Entry can be a gold coin and the baby photos of the

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