Parent engagement in learning improves student achievement, attitudes to school and wellbeing according to a new report. It says that resourcing and developing parent engagement initiatives is essential to education reform and the future of Australia.<
A new OECD report shows that parental involvement in education is pivotal for the success of children throughout their school years and beyond. Reading to young children, valuing reading, and talking with adolescents lead to stronger student achievement.<
Active engagement by parents in their children’s education makes a difference at all ages.
Parent engagement is a key factor in the enhancement of student achievement and well-being. The role of the ‘’traditional parent volunteer’’ must be expanded to include a new category of fully engaged parents who influence both student success and the effectiveness of their entire school.<