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Guideline for Parents


7. Talk to the Teacher


It is your responsibility to talk to the class teacher about your child’s progress and about any learning difficulties she/he may experience.

  1. If language is a problem for communication, there are several parents who may act as interpreters for you. There are also long-time immigrant parents that can become ‘relay-parents’ to act as intermediaries between school and newly-arrived families.
  2. The teacher will tell you about what she/he thinks is best for your child in educational terms. Respect that expertise and ask for clarification if you do not understand.
  3. Try to act on the teachers’ advice for your child.
  4. If problems arise between your child and the school, know that there are sanctions the school can impose and that need to be taken into consideration. Talk to the class teacher and the headteacher about how best to deal with the issue at home.

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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.