Poor housing and financial problems, long term unemployed can cause depression not only in adults but in children too, due to the parents spending the money on alcohol or smoking. Disability may also affect their wellbeing as they may find it hard to exercise and socialize. At school adaptions should be put in place to ensure the …show more content…
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Parents who take on a supportive role in their children’s learning make a difference in improving achievement and behaviour. The involvement of parents can help promote a learning community in which children can engage positively with practitioners and their peers. And can benefit from developing positive partnerships with parents by involving them in all decisions affecting their children’s education and learning. Engaging with parents gives them the chance to understand the role that they play in their children’s learning and development and fosters parental involvement.
The role of the Parental Involvement Act, (2006)
In May 2006, the Scottish Parliament passed the Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Act that aims to help parents to be:
• Involved with their children’s education and learning.
• Welcomed as an active participant.
• Encouraged to express their views on