Involving and engaging parents and families
This page brings together key documents, case studies, research and professional learning for practitioners who work with parents and families. It is designed to support effective and meaningful engagement.
Strategic Framework for Parental Involvement, Parental Engagement, Family Learning and Learning at Home
This Strategic Framework has been developed in response to the demand for clarity on what practitioners need to know when engaging and working with parents and families.
Local authority parental involvement and engagement strategies
This page has been developed to provide practitioners with easy access to local authority Parental Involvement and Engagement strategies in Scotland.
Engaging parents and families - A toolkit for practitioners
This toolkit has been developed to provide practitioners with a practical resource to help support partnerships with parents and families in all aspects of their children’s learning.
Parental involvement, parental engagement, family learning and learning at home
Improving outcomes for learners, parents and families remains a key priority across Scotland’s political and educational landscape.
In order to achieve this, there is an ongoing need to ensure that the workforce has the appropriate values, competencies, skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications to work effectively with learners, parents and families.
Engaging parents and families in their children’s learning through family fun groups – Abercromby Primary School
This practice exemplar explains how one primary school used family fun groups to engage parents in their children’s learning, improve communications across the whole school and engage with the wider parent body.
A family learning approach to maths - Pizza Maths in Renfrewshire
Pizza Maths is a family learning project that helps parents to develop the skills and confidence to support their children with maths, using a holistic social practice approach.
Engaging parents in language learning – Moorfoot Primary School and Garvel Deaf Centre – Inverclyde Council
This practice exemplar explains how one primary school used British Sign Language (BSL) to engage parents in their children’s learning, improve communications across the whole school and engage with the wider deaf community.