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dc.contributor.authorStringer, P
dc.contributor.authorBlaik Hourani, R
dc.date.accessioned2014-05-28T22:08:11Z
dc.date.available2014-05-28T22:08:11Z
dc.date.copyright2013-06-19
dc.identifier.citationEducation Research for Policy and Practice, vol.12(2), pp.149 - 174 (25)
dc.identifier.issn1570-2081
dc.identifier.issn1573-1723
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10292/7241
dc.description.abstractAbu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) is in the process of initiating major education reform designed to improve schools. Parental involvement in support of student learning ranks high on the reform agenda. This study explores managerial aspects of implementing home-school relationships in seven primary Public Private Partnership (PPP) schools in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Participants involved in this study were principals, social workers, teachers, parents and students. Managerial aspects discussed in this paper relate to: a) benefits of home-school relationships; b) roles and responsibilities of stakeholders; c) home-school communication; and d) constraints and challenges faced in the management of home-school relationships. The findings elicit recommendations for improvement which may inform the work of policy makers, principals, social workers, teachers and parents in their continued efforts to build home-school relationships.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherSpringer
dc.relation.urihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10671-012-9134-0
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dc.subjectHome–school relationships
dc.subjectPerceptions of school stakeholders
dc.subjectSchool change and reforms
dc.titleHome-school relationships: a school management perspective
dc.typeJournal Article
dc.rights.accessrightsOpenAccess
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s10671-012-9134-0
aut.relation.endpage174
aut.relation.issue2
aut.relation.pages25
aut.relation.startpage149
aut.relation.volume12
pubs.elements-id166999


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