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Last updated on 4 May 2018
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How can we engage with reluctant parents? We relay expert advice on building relationships with parents and engaging with those who are harder to reach. You will also find case studies from 5 schools looking at different approaches, and ideas for reaching parents through the local community.

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  1. Expert guidance
  2. DfE guidance
  3. Case study: involving parents in school life
  4. Case study: engaging parents when their child starts school
  5. Case study: using technology to communicate
  6. Case study: parent support workers
  7. Case study: overcoming special school stigma
  8. Parents who resist extra support

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