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Identification of students’ at risk

Guideline for Parents

These guidelines are addressed to parents of students at risk, during and after compulsory education. The references are general, so that each country can read them in the national system of education and relate to different periods of compulsory education. School is always exploring new ways to involve parents and families in the children's education. Research indicates that parents' involvement makes an enormous impact on students' attitudes, attendance, and academic achievement. The 10 steps, which do not have to be followed in a chronological order, start with the identification of the possible barriers that parents and students may have to face when wishing to make the right choice in the educational and training system. The path starts from acquiring information on school and the educational system of the local area, related to the former school period (steps 1 and 2); then the process is enhanced when the student is included in new class groups (steps 3 and 4) and when the student has to get confidence in the new school and the new courses talking to the class teacher and headteacher (steps 5, 6 and 7). He has to get the appropriate support both outside and inside the school environment.
Here is the list of the 10 steps:
  1. Identify the Best Opportunities
  2. Know the School
  3. “I Care”: Family, School, Students
  4. Rights and Obligations
  5. Deal with Risk Situations
  6. Learning Methods: Individual Path to Subscribe and Share
  7. Talk to the School Staff
  8. Look for Support
  9. Create Relationships with Other Parents
  10. Collection and Dissemination of Good Practices

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20 December 2014

Final Partners’ meeting

The fourth partners’ meeting took place in Florence (IT) on 15 December 2014. The meeting had the objective to check the activities carried out since the third meeting of the project and share and assess the in progress results. A special focus has been dedicated to the presentation of the strategies to solve the case scenarios.