PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT: WHY IS IMPORTANT AND HOW TO INVOLVE PARENTS IN SCHOOLS?

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  • Vesna Stojanovska University “Sv. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculty of Education, Bitola, Republic of North Macedonia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20544/teacher.27.09

Keywords:

parental involvement, child education, importance, benefits

Abstract

This article is an in-depth qualitative literature review on the importance, benefits, and ways of parental involvement in the education of their children. It highlights the fact that parental involvement in their child's learning process offers many opportunities for success – improvements in the child's academic achievement, and social and emotional adjustment. The collaboration between the parent and the teacher is an important prerequisite for encouraging the full development of the child. It is therefore, parental involvement should be seen as an important tool for the advancement of the quality of education that should be part of regular school practice.

The paper also analyzes the possibilities for parent participation in the various aspects of school life. Parental involvement can have different types, from simple informational conversation, and consulting parents, to active and passive participation of parents in curricular and extracurricular activities.

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Published

31.05.2024

How to Cite

Stojanovska, V. (2024). PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT: WHY IS IMPORTANT AND HOW TO INVOLVE PARENTS IN SCHOOLS?. International Journal of Education Teacher, 27, 79–83. https://doi.org/10.20544/teacher.27.09

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