Parent Councils have an important role to play in ensuring that children's education is enriched by parents' valuable life experience, individual personal skills and unique knowledge of their own child.
Examples of how parents across Scotland are getting involved in their children's education.
If your child attends a local authority school, you are automatically a member of the school's parent forum.
An introduction to the various ways that you can get involved in helping out and sharing skills at your child's school.
The National Parent Forum of Scotland (NPFS) was set up to give parents an opportunity to raise issues at a national level.
The Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Act aims to get parents more involved in their children's learning.
The PVG Scheme replaced the Enhanced Disclosure Service for people who work with children and protected adults.
Downloadable Parentzone poster and postcard for use in schools, settings and communities
Connect is a Scottish charity dedicated to supporting parental engagement in education.