Engaging Parents and Guardians of students in students’ learning (academic as well as non-academic) is known to enhance their learning , development and well-being. This course helps you explore  what parental engagement looks like, its benefits,  and some strategies to engage the parents of your students and support them in engaging with their children’s learning. 

Thank you for embarking on this journey. Through this course, teachers will learn why it is crucial to partner and engage with the parents/guardians of their students and how to effectively do so.

This course consists of 5 sections:

  • Section 1: Feel: In this section, you will examine your current approach towards engaging parents and guardians
  • Section 2: Imagine: In this section, you will examine what parental engagement is, why it is important and see what an engaged parent looks like.
  • Section 3: Do: In this section, you will explore strategies to engage parents and guardians and support them in engaging with their child’s learning and development
  • Section 4: Share: In this section, you’ll look at ways to share your learning to encourage your colleagues to effectively engage the parents and guardians of their students
  • Section 5: Assessment: In this section, you will test what you have learned about engaging parents and guardians

Standards: This course meets the following standards:

1. Teaching as Leadership: I-6 Respectfully mobilize students' influencers (e.g., family, peers, coach, pastor) using techniques such as direct explanation, role models, modeling, constant reinforcement and marketing, etc., so that they actively invest students in working hard toward the big goals.

2. CENTA:

RP.1.1a: Ability to convey status, trajectory and progress of the student appropriately to his/her parents.

RP.1.1b: Understanding of the importance of parental and community engagement in a child's development and common approaches used to engage them.


Course Duration in Hours: Approx. 2-3 hours
Skill Level: Beginner
Certificate On Mail: Yes