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22 Mar 2012 15:03
What stops parents from giving even more support to their children’s schools? Perhaps it is the hectic pace in their 21st-century work places. At the end of a long day most parents have little energy left.
There are also parents who feel unsafe travelling to school at night and leaving their children unattended at home.
Ten tips to increase parents’ support:
It is impossible for the staff of a school to provide quality education all by themselves. They need willing hands, heads and hearts to help them. Parents can give that invaluable help. Invite them on board so that, with the staff, they will take the school to new heights of educational excellence.
Richard Hayward is a former principal. He is editor of Quality Education News (QEN) published under the aegis of the South African Quality Institute For free downloads, please go to myschool.co.za Click on ‘Services’. Otherwise, go to saqui.co.za and click on ‘Education’.
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