Parents as First Educators

Learning is a partnership with parents, carers and others in the community, all of whom have a role to play in nurturing the love of learning needed for success at school and in life.

- Alice Springs (Mparntwe) Education Declaration (December 2019)

Parents and carers play a critical role in the education of their children.

parents and student

Parents and carers know their children better than anyone – they can help the teacher to understand their children better, which can assist the teacher in enhancing their children’s learning outcomes.