A toolkit for parental engagement: from project to process

Janet Goodall

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Abstract

This article reports on and analyses a yearlong project supporting school staff to increase parental engagement with children’s learning. Working with 34 schools, the project included the provision of a toolkit (information and activities) as well as opportunities for school to school learning.
The project was useful for all schools, but some schools experienced profound changes in outlook, belief and practices. The major influences of change in this project were professional discussion, the use of the tools provided and reflection on both tools and discussion. The article concludes with a discussion of the implications for school leaders.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)222-238
Number of pages17
JournalSchool Leadership and Management
Volume38
Issue number2
Early online date3 Mar 2018
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Mar 2018

Keywords

  • Leadership
  • management
  • parental engagement
  • professional development

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Strategy and Management

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