Knowledge and Human Development Authority ensures quality education in Dubai private schools. KHDA always comes up with new ideas that can be beneficial for your Child’s education.
This government organization recommends the involvement of parents in the education of their children. Responsibilities of parents are not limited to selecting the best school for children. Parental involvement in children's education is equally important.
What is parental involvement?
“As your kids grow they may forget what you said, but won't forget how you made them feel”
– Kevin Heath
Children have got two educators; their parents and teachers. Until children attend school, parents are their prime educators. Once they start school, parents tend to leave children on their own. [KHDA Reiterates the Importance of Parent-Teacher Communication]
Parents often believe that it’s the responsibility of teachers to teach their children. That’s not right. Parents should help them learn too. There is pre-eminent importance in the purpose.
Early childhood and parent involvement
“Stop trying to perfect your child, but keep trying to perfect your relationship with him”
– Dr. Henker
The effects of parent involvement in early childhood can be long lasting and effective. It helps children to cultivate better habits and discipline. That’s why KHDA want parents to involve themselves in the education of their children. Studies reveal that parental involvement helps in better achievement and cognitive development of children.
Benefits of parent involvement in education
KHDA has confirmed myriad benefits with parental involvement. Even small contributions can yield colourful results.
The ethical and racial background doesn’t matter if parents support their children.
They take studies much more serious with the involvement of parents.
Home works won’t be tiring. Children will find it exciting to complete their homework with parents.
They tend to take the whole concept of education positive with better guidance.
It’s proven that children under the guidance of parents behave better. The possibilities of them getting suspended for disciplinary reasons are less.
Partners in learning; Things to consider
“If a child can't learn the way we teach, then we must teach the way they learn.” – Unknown
Teaching your child is not as easy as you think. You have to endure their mood fluctuations.
Here are some useful tips to keep in mind,
KHDA is always aware that only the best learning environment can cultivate positive attitude. It’s a responsibility of parents to be their learning partner.
# “Your children will become what you are; so be what you want them to be”
– David Bly
The more you support them the more they will love you. Invest time in your children. Home is the first education institution for any child.