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Communicating with Parents at Secondary



Get tips on communicating with parents at secondary, as Time Savers presenter and deputy headteacher Jo Parry and experienced teachers share their successful strategies.

Jo talks to Katy Jones, head of Modern Foreign Languages at Solway Community Technology College, Cumbria.

She shares lots of practical tips including communicating by telephone, involving the pupil in parental communication and the role the tutor plays in communicating with parents.

Jo concludes with some of her own tips about how much, or little, to communicate with parents.

Part of a series of 10 short videos offering tips on handling parents, managing staff and school trips.

Published : Feb 2011

05 mins


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