There is strong evidence that parent engagement is associated with significant improvements in academic achievement for students of all ages. Robust research also links it to the improvement of other outcomes including early literacy acquisition, school readiness, student attendance, motivation, self-regulatory behaviour, social skills, retention and graduation.
Resources and links
Further information on parent engagement and partnerships in different contexts is available here. There is a range of materials including videos and case studies to draw on to support and inform parent engagement strategies in schools and communities.
The Family-School Partnerships Framework materials are informed by research from a wide range of sources. For further information you can find a list of references and other supporting research here.
Case Studies - Our Stories
A series of Australian case studies has been developed to illustrate aspects of the revised Family-School Partnerships Framework.
These show how family-school and community partnerships can engage and impact students, their families and school communities.