Parental involvement and academic achievement: what you need to know

One of the ongoing challenges that many schools face is properly engaging parents in both a child’s learning journey and also the wider school community and its activities. The traditional parents evening and open days aside, in an always-on, always-connected world, parents and schools alike are demanding more transparency and more meaningful involvement and engagement … Continued

4 ways you can promote your school through parental engagement

Parental engagement can sometimes be seen as a bit of a “perfunctory” activity in some schools. It’s a case of broadcasting and sharing information, not necessarily starting a conversation. We’ve shared in a previous article our thoughts on how supporting more meaningful, two-way parental engagement can benefit your school, but where does school marketing come … Continued

Why you should upgrade from your school texting app

Lots of schools use text messaging as a simple but effective way to communicate with parents en masse. It’s been the de facto choice for school closures, announcements and communication around performance or behaviour for a number of years. While it’s been a mainstay for quite some time, with the emergence of newer technologies, some … Continued