How to harness the parental engagement of lockdown

Wendy Wing, Cuffley School

When COVID-19 sent your school right into pupils’ homes, it dramatically changed the parent/teacher partnership – but you can turn this challenge into an opportunity for positive and lasting change. Headteacher Wendy Wing explains how, drawing on her experience of using technology to boost parent engagement during lockdown and beyond. Find out how to bring parents into lessons (virtually), keep connections with families strong, protect teacher workload and help super-engaged or challenging parents to be an asset to their child’s education.