Home-school partnerships

HomeSchool resourcesHome-school partnerships

Home-school partnerships

HomeSchool resourcesHome-school partnerships

Topic summary

Research reviews

Home-school partnerships: What the research says

An overview of the research on the role and key features of effective home-school partnerships.

How to evaluate your partnership practice

A set of questions to help you reflect on your approach to home-school partnerships

Home-school partnerships: What schools can do

The key steps and common pitfalls in building strong home-school partnerships.

Home-school partnerships: 9 tips for teachers

A step-by-step guide to building partnerships with students' parents and whanau.

Home-school partnerships: What parents and whānau can contribute

The key contributions that families make to home-school partnerships.

How to build partnerships with families from different cultural backgrounds

Specific suggestions for working with families from a range of cultural backgrounds.

How to have effective conversations with parents

Strategies for making all conversations with parents, particularly challenging ones, more effective.

Rethinking reporting and the parent-teacher interview

Ideas and suggestions for changing the way you approach reporting and parent interviews.

How to run successful parent information sessions

Tips for running effective information sessions that build strong relationships between school and home.

Interactive homework for home-school partnership

Ideas for building partnership between home and school through interactive homework.


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