Communication Management of Parent Participation in Education Process: Practices of Communication between Teachers and Parents


  •   Maria Chatzinikola


International education community considers the communication management of parents’ participation in education process as an important process, since it reinforces students’ learning performance, shapes their conduct and leads the school unit to an efficient form. This study focuses on views of primary education principals and teachers about the communication practices used in their communication with parents. Thirty-three principals and two hundred and twenty-two teachers consider it is important to invite parents to visit the school unit by setting a specific date and time. They consider it is equally important to keep them informed them by phone or email or by sending them informative notes. Moreover, primary education principals and teachers consider the first meeting between teachers and parents at school as very important. The basic goal of this meeting is to inform parents on time about the school’s mission and the learning course of the year. At this meeting, parents are informed that teachers and parents are considered co-responsible for the students’ learning progress. Principals and teachers list in a journal their meetings with parents, as well as children’s learning achievements or difficulties.

Keywords: Communication Practices, Informative Notes, Invitation, Journal, Parents, Teachers


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How to Cite
Chatzinikola, M. (2022). Communication Management of Parent Participation in Education Process: Practices of Communication between Teachers and Parents. European Journal of Education and Pedagogy, 3(3), 1–6.