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Managing the Parent Factor

1511 Downloads, 12 August 2010

This presentation teases out teacher assumptions and beliefs about parent involvement in schools, It addresses contemporary challenges of Gen X parents and their expectations of schools and teachers. The activities provide opportunities for addressing professionalism and effective communication in complex situations. CCSP Education Officers can facilitate this workshop for staff teams.

Strategies for Building Relationships in Primary Schools

1907 Downloads, 22 July 2010

A useful handout for all teachers in primary schools. It provides a range of creative ways to engage parents in primary school, connect with learning and develop relationships with parents within and across grades. The tips and ideas are creative, fun and practical .

Andrew Fuller- Hints for Learning - Newsletter Snippets

893 Downloads, 12 July 2010

These items can be cut and pasted into school newsletters - good ideas for parents in supporting children's learning. Key words - learning, desks, sleep, succeed, TV, breakfast, HSC

Communicating with Parents and Care Givers

586 Downloads, 8 July 2010

A useful power point to address collaboration and engagement with parents. Principals can adapt this for staff meetings or community gatherings. Key words - involvement, engagement, learning, relationships, communication, stratgies

Fridge Reminder 2013

1872 Downloads, 27 June 2010

A great little template for parents to put on their fridge. It can adapted for particular meetings or diary dates eg P&F dates, school meetings, or office staff / grade contacts or other details

Year 10/11 Subject Selection Night process

761 Downloads, 23 June 2010

Practical processe to engage parents and build relationships during 10/11 subject selection evenings. Key words - peers, teens, relationships, rules, issues, socialising, groups

Tips for the Teenage Tightrope

1482 Downloads, 23 June 2010

Information on the ages, stages and challenges of raising teens today. A useful handout for year coordinators. In Word format for easy customisation. Key Words: difficult, challenging, development, teenagers, learning, spiritual, conflict, peer group

Strategies for Building Relationships in Secondary Schools

1185 Downloads, 23 June 2010

A mini booklet of ideas and suggestions to build relationships with families during secondary school. Key words - homework, KLA, study, independence, conversations, relationships, peers, parent teacher interviews, network, subject selection

Orientation Day - year 7

1464 Downloads, 23 June 2010

A practical process for guiding the interaction of year 7 parents at welcome evening/ events. The process can be used with hundreds of parents and provides laughter, builds positive relationships between families and enables positive networks that support student learning in the teenage years.

For Year Coordinators in secondary schools

1453 Downloads, 23 June 2010

Practical planning sheet for Year Coordinators in secondary schools. Key words, processes, activities, re;ationships, teenagers


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