One of the any ways parents can contribute to their educational program is through fundraising. At times parent associations in consultation with their teachers may choose to fund excursions such as trips to the theatre or local attractions that will compliment the learning occurring in their classroom.
Many parents also fund incursions such as the magic man, drama shows or yoga programs that a run over several weeks that would be over and above the regular school budget.
Defining Parental Engagement
Critical documentation has been launched by the Minister for Education and Training, Ms Joy Burch (Feb 2015). This report, prepared for the government by the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) provides the first evidence based definition of Parental Engagement.
This report will provide the foundations and guidelines for parental engagement & parental involvement. This project will also develop a framework for measuring parental engagement and determine its
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