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- Springer 2013; US$ 39.95
This book is based on the empirical work of a large-scale project to investigate the possible impacts of diversified forms of parental involvement on children and school by first exploring through a series of ethnographic case studies how principals, teachers and parents perceive and act on parental involvement in the primary schools of Hong Kong and,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95
How can we create effective partnerships between home, school and the community? How can the relationships and communication between families and school be strengthened? How can families help schools to improve behaviour in their children, both at home and at school? Using a tried and tested framework that has been successfully implemented... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
How can adults in Early Years settings and primary schools fully embrace the diverse nature of family life of the children they are working with? This essential text will help students and those already working with children to understand both theoretically and practically, what may constitute a ?family?. It explores how to build relationships... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00
Based on the presentations and discussions from a national symposium on family-school links held at the Pennsylvania State University, this volume brings together psychologists, sociologists, educators, and policymakers studying the bidirectional effects between schools and families. This topic -- the links between families and schools, and how these... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 42.95
This book addresses the complications and implications of parental involvement as a policy, through an exploratory theoretical approach, including historical and sociological accounts and personal reflection. This approach represents the author's effort to understand the origins, meanings, and effects of parental involvement as a prerequisite of schooling... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 9.95
This lecture argues that there is a need for researchers and practitioners to deconstruct understandings of what constitutes ?good? parental behaviour in relation to educational settings, and instead to engage with the diversity of perspectives which families from different social class and ethnic groups bring to the education of their children. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95
Since the publication of the Coleman report in the US many decades ago, it has been widely accepted that the evidence that schools are marginal in the grand scheme of academic achievement is conclusive. Despite this, educational policy across the world remains focused almost exclusively on schools. With contributions from such figures as Jeanne Brooks-Gunn,... more...