Making the difference with active parenting; forming educational partnerships between parents and schools

@article{Oostdam2013MakingTD,
  title={Making the difference with active parenting; forming educational partnerships between parents and schools},
  author={Ron J. Oostdam and Edith H. Hooge},
  journal={European Journal of Psychology of Education},
  year={2013},
  volume={28},
  pages={337-351}
}
Although parental involvement is often a priority on the quality agenda of schools for primary and secondary education, it is still not usual to involve parents as an educational partner in the actual learning process of their child. Rather than adopting an open approach, teachers tend to tell parents what they should do or keep them at a safe distance. At the same time, parents are increasingly becoming better informed, more critical and thus are more strongly positioned towards school. They… 

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