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Parent and community engagement framework

Communication

Communication

Communication

Effective communication is an exchange between students, parents, communities and schools that is inclusive and involves information sharing and opportunities to learn from each other.

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Partnerships with parents

Partnerships with parents

Partnerships with parents

Partnerships between parents, students and schools promote student wellbeing, learning and high expectations for student success.

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Community collaboration

Community collaboration

Community collaboration

Relationships between the school and wider community strengthen the ability of schools and families to support student wellbeing, learning and development outcomes.

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Decision-making

Decision-making

Decision-making

Parents, students and community members play meaningful roles in school decision-making.

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School culture

School culture

School culture

Respectful relationships between students, parents and the school community are valued and enhance the promotion of student wellbeing and learning.

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Welcome

Genuine parent engagement exists when there is a meaningful relationship between parents and teachers with the shared goal of maximising learning outcomes for students.

Strengthen your school's engagement between students, teachers, parents, support staff and the community with the Parent and Community Engagement Framework.

Acknowledgement: Throughout the Framework and this website, where the term 'parent' is used refers to parents, carers, kinship and families.

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News

New parent fact sheets are available to support children's learning at every stage of schooling. A fact sheet for schools to support parents engagement has also been developed with ideas for the whole school and classrooms.

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