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Home–school partnerships

"… research has shown that parental involvement in schooling affects achievement [which] in turn influences [the] career and educational aspirations of their children."

What Successful Schools Do to Involve Families: 55 Partnership Strategies. Glasgow and Whitney, 2009, page 146

Home–school partnerships are shared relationships and initiatives between schools and whānau. Students are part of both groups, which together make up the wider school community.

This site is for school leaders, teachers, and school support services advisors. It provides information, guidance, and resources to support schools in developing and building on their home–school partnerships. It also contains specific information related to the National Standards and reporting to parents, family and whānau.

Questions / Things to think about

  1. How does your involve whānau and iwi in what’s happening at school?
  2. How are you ensuring that whānau and iwi have access to your school’s data?
  3. Are whānau and iwi included in the decisions made based on your data?

Filed under: Productive partnerships | Effective teachers

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