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Parent engagement

Dr Linda Willis is a senior lecturer at Griffith University and a leading expert on the impact of parent engagement on student outcomes and the success of schools. In this podcast, Linda discusses the unexpected opportunities generated by the COVID-19 pandemic for engagement, the Collective Reciprocal Supportive Framework and shares practical advice for schools. 


In this episode we discuss:

  • Parent engagement within mandated teaching standards
  • OECD research and wellbeing
  • Evidence of benefits relating to parent engagement
  • COVID-19 and the unexpected opportunity to put parent engagement at the forefront of education
  • Collective Reciprocal Supportive Framework
  • Research: Horizon Project with the Queensland Department of Education
  • EPIC project (Dr Linda Willis and Prof Beryl Exley)
  • Pandemic exposed cultural and linguistic barriers
  • Practical advice for schools 


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