Partnering with Families

Course Outline

This workshop is designed to assist schools and individuals to understand the challenges families of refugee backgrounds may face in engaging with their child’s school and develop strategies to move towards working in partnership with these families. It is suitable for school leaders, teachers, education support and wellbeing staff with responsibility for or interest in engaging families

Participants will:

  • Build understanding of the possible impacts of refugee experiences on families
  • Learn about the engagement continuum and how to move towards partnership
  • Unpack a range of strategies to enhance family engagement and partnerships and support trauma recovery

FISO alignment: Positive Climate for Learning. Community Engagement in Learning

Australian Professional Standards for Teachers:

1 – Know students and how they learn

Create and maintain safe and supportive learning environments

Engage in professional learning

Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community

Event details:

  • Tuesday 9 November
  • 1.00PM – 4.00PM
  • Online (Zoom)
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