Parent–Teacher Conferences in a Secondary School: A Case Study

@inproceedings{Leung2001ParentTeacherCI,
  title={Parent–Teacher Conferences in a Secondary School: A Case Study},
  author={Paul Leung},
  year={2001}
}
The authors report on the findings of a case study of parent-teacher conferences in a secondary school in Hong Kong. They explored the parents’ and teachers’ perspectives of parent-teacher conferences by interviewing parents and teachers. They noted that parent-teacher conferences were sources of stress for teachers and embarrassment for parents. Parent-teacher conferences were useful for problem-clarification. The building of mutual trust was the most important conferencing skill. They drew… CONTINUE READING
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