Examining parental involvement. Sarajevo, March 2009. Involvement in national consultation - EU. Types of involvement EU. Pre-transition model. Previous study (phase 1). Principals’ perception: Parents’ engagement in school life is contributing to: Educational attainment of pupils
Sarajevo, March 2009
Connecting family, school and community through: parenting, communication, volunteering, learning at home, decision-making, collaboration with the community
Goals of family-school partnership:
a. creating meaningful roles for family members
b. promoting continuity
c. enhancing competencies of all participants.
The origin of unsatisfactory teacher-parent communication is perceived to lie within the school who should initiate the collaboration being more responsive to parental and children’s needs (Lawson, 2003)