Home Learning: How to Positively Engage Parents & Carers With Effective Communication Techniques

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This webinar will provide school leaders, subject leads and teachers with practical strategies and methods of communication to help engage parents and students in home learning.

With schools remaining partially closed until further notice, there is a greater onus on teachers to continue children’s learning whilst they are at home. This places a greater emphasis on parental engagement and it’s essential that communication between the school and homes is clear, realistic and empathetic to children’s needs.

In this webinar, former headteacher and highly experienced education expert, Chris McShane, explores how schools can positively engage students when tasking them with work at home and the benefits of applying a more comprehensive communication strategy with parents.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding the importance of effective communication techniques, both with students and parents, in eliciting positive engagement

  • Devising a communication strategy that is empathetic, supportive and builds trust with pupils and parents.

  • Recognising the needs of different children and acknowledging different levels of parental involvement

  • Identifying realistic expectations, managing concerns and avoiding common mistakes

  • Developing and implementing a more tailored approach towards short-term and more long-term communication

Chris McShane

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Chris McShane

Leading education expert delivering dynamic, modern and creative approaches to teaching and learning
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the lesson helped in giving me knowledge on how to deal with the covid-19 when teaching or assisting the children

It helped me on how to communicate with teachers and the the children in a whole
Paulina Cristian, Support staff - Pield Heath House School

This webinar gives you a lot of things to reflect upon. Especially, if you as an individual have been in the teaching profession for a long term. Constant changes and the new " Norm" is emerging . It is imperative that one keeps abreast of the new developments. CPD is imperative.t

A bit long and pretty intensive but it was informative. Gave you a lot to think about.
Oredolapo Adewoyin, Science Teacher - Isleworth And Syon School For Boys

Very well presented. Lots of good advice for this new way of teaching.
Julie Buckley, TA - Chapel Street Primary School

Food for thought...

It was useful to stop and have this 'conversation' about the new norm, while we're caught up in the middle of it. The webinar validated my approach to remote student/parent communication but also questioned areas where I could perhaps be better. Thank you.
John Overall - The Appleton School

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