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Relationship building

Core Component

Supportive relationships between parents/carers and teachers, and children and teachers, are fundamental to school readiness.

Flexible activities include:

Activities to support building relationships include teacher-initiated phone calls to parents, class newsletters sent to parents, joint student-parent homework, parent meetings, and increased teacher responsiveness to students. Teachers play a role in enhancing the parent-child relationship by providing at-home activities for parent and child to complete together.

Last updated:

13 Feb 2023

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