Parental engagement is vital. You’d have a tough time finding an educator who wasn’t aware of the benefits of parents taking an interest, and getting involved in their child’s education.
Unfortunately, it’s really not that easy. Parents often don’t show any desire to take a more active role. There are a number of reasons behind this, from a lack of confidence, to a negative perception of schools formed in their school days, and sometimes just not knowing how or why they should get more involved.