Parents Voice in Government School Education

Why family engagement?

There are plenty of good reasons why family engagement benefits children’s education. Here we present just some of the evidence.

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Why parents and carers matter: podcast

This podcast from the Public Education Foundation focuses on partnerships between schools and families. How do we improve and strengthen these partnerships? The podcast aims to identify some of the barriers to family engagement, such

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For school leaders

Dr Debbie Pushor (University of Saskatchewan, Canada) speaks to school leaders about why family engagement can make their schools better for everyone.

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The value of parent knowledge

In this podcast published by the Bastow Institute of Educational Leadership, Dr Debbie Pushor from the University of Saskatchewan talks with Angela Scaffidi about the barriers to genuine engagement between schools and parents, and the

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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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Fundraising soaps

Looking for an alternative to lolly fundraisers? Ecostore offers “Good Soap for a Good Cause” – a convenient fundraiser with plant-based soaps instead of sweets.

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