John T Morris BA(Hons),MEd,MPhil,DipPsych,CertEd


Justin Robbins and Karen Dempster have compiled an engaging, insightful and thought-provoking analysis of parental engagement as a means to promote pupils’ attendance, attitudes, mental health and performance in schools. The authors explore a range of strategies to help school staff nurture a more effective partnership approach with parents towards sharing positive information, raising any issues causing concern and moving forward in creating a constructive dialogue. The authors also draw upon their knowledge and practical experience in the use of new technologies for engaging with and sharing information with parents. The outstanding systems and strategies discussed within the framework of the four pillars embrace a major step forward and set out a challenge for many educational establishments. The regular reflection sections, top tips and case studies are a bonus, too.


This book is a must-read for all school leaders who desire to take advantage of developing technologies to enhance the input of parents and guardians in their children’s engagement with learning.

Lucy | 04/11/2021 16:52
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