Parent-Teacher Collaboration: Taking Stock of the Cooperative Work between Schools and Parents.

To The Point | October 2012

(Only available in German)

Cooperative work with parents is becoming increasingly important as a pedagogical concept in Germany because the family background plays a strong role in the performance of children at school – particularly among children with a migration background. The information paper explains what is meant by cooperative work with parents, why it is gaining importance, who the target groups are and what is the focus of the content – with the aim of showing educational actors and parents how parents can effectively support the educational success of their children and how schools can lay the foundations.