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Why involve parents in the post compulsory years of schooling? Parent involvement in the post compulsory years of schooling improves attendance at school by students, attitudes to school and academic outcomes for students, as well as the functioning of many student supports (e.g., family, school and community), and individual qualities and skills that help improve the health and well-being of students. What is post compulsory parent involvement? Parent involvement in the post compulsory years of schooling is a program, strategy or action that involves parents in their young person’s education at school, home or the community. A school program, strategy or action might include parent involvement in: ϖ A project to plan, finance and/or construct a new school building, to new purchase equipment, to do maintenance work etc. ϖ Tuition of students by helping in class, presenting as a guest speaker or supervising students on excursions. ϖ Membership of school decision-making bodies, participation in a survey, ringing a teacher or school counsellor and/or writing a letter

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