Unit 1 – Children in the middle: how education works if pedagogues and parents work together

In this unit I will learn how to:

  1. enhance the parental involvement and how to achieve a mutually satisfying result through cooperation.
  2. identify the continuous line of communication through overcoming the barriers and building bridges in communication
  3. prepare teachers to work with culturally diverse children and their families.

Introduction into the topic:

Modern life requires teachers and parents to unite efforts in the name of getting children the best education and upbringing. The learning system changes relatively often and it is influenced by many external factors, it can only act if teachers and parents believe in it. This chapter discussed the ways of developing effective partnership between teachers and parents, barriers and bridges to communication and the importance of achieving a cultural compatibility.