More Support for Parents
The Scottish Government has unveiled a new engagement plan to improve links between home and school.
The first ever national action plan to encourage and support parents to be fully involved in their child’s education has been launched by Deputy First Minister John Swinney.
The strategy has over 50 recommendations and is supported by £350,000 from the Scottish Government to help address barriers some parents may face. This includes targeted steps to support positive involvement of specific groups, including, but not limited to:
· Dads and separated parents
· Ethnic minority parents
· Parents of disabled children and children with additional support needs as well as parents with learning disabilities
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