Parental engagement with their children’s learning

Janet Goodall

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This entry will examine the concept of parental engagement with children's learning. It will first look at what this concept entails, then at the value that this concept has been shown to have. It then moves on to examine how support can be offered for parental engagement, under the headings of home-school links, and support and training for parents; both of these sections include examples. The article then moves on to examine the barriers to parental engagement, then to critique the field of research around this topic, and to suggest future areas for research.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioural Sciences
PublisherElsevier Academic Press Inc
ISBN (Electronic)978-0-08-097087-5
Publication statusPublished - 17 Feb 2015


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