Engaging with Families

Supporting Schools to raise attainment and close the inequity gap

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Resources

This selection of resources developed by Education Scotland aims to support practitioners in raising attainment by engaging with families and the wider community

This brief summary guide describes some of the characteristics of excellent practice in schools which have actively sought to involve parents/carers in the life and the work of the school.

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This guide explores the role of youth awards in creating a context for raising attainment for all.

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This publication explores how outcomes for young people can be improved through youth work partnerships.

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This brief summary guide describes some of the characteristics of excellent practice in schools which have developed the role of parents in their children's learning.

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This publication shows how the lives of children and families have been transformed as a result of dedicated staff working together to improve the life chances for all children and young people.

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This pack of activities, video clips and extracts from research helps staff to explore different perspectives on how they can engage with partners and the wider community to enhance learning.

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The activities in this resource are designed to help practitioners reflect on parental involvement and to develop strategies / opportunities for engaging all parents and carers to become actively involved in their children's learning. The CPD resource contains video clips of good practice in parental involvement in children's learning.

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Parentzone aims to develop partnership between parents and schools and to support parents as partners in learning. It has details of websites, document, and resources for parents and case studies. It also contains information on Parent Councils and Curriculum for Excellence.

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This link provides information and tips for parents to help understand how they can help with out-of-school learning.

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These many videos explore different aspects, and the vital role, of partnership in working with a focus on raising attainment for all, in a wide range of contexts.

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