The family and the school have a crucial role in the education of the children. That's why there should be a communication dynamic and fluid between the two parties. Being parents and teachers as important, it is worth to ask ourselves what should be their relationship and how they must be understood to achieve the common goal of educating. Do not forget that in school children should meet the standards of the school while at home, it is the parents that set. They are two different areas in which you must pursue the same end. "It's a complex relationship, it is not easy, as happens with the own education," he admits to ABC Sonia Garcia, a spokesman for the National Association of Teaching Professionals , (ANPE). "To that difficulty binds that the society has undergone changes that have an impact on that relationship and ask for it to be more close and committed", he adds. From this, an independent union claiming to be better defined the responsibilities of both parties and that "no one is finishing in the other. You have to learn to live together and establish the boundaries. Need to look for the spaces and moments of life", he says.
it Is more common than we think to see parents that are intended to tell teachers how to teach or even grade the subject. The work of teachers focuses on the didactic and pedagogical," recalls the teacher. The family, for its part, "must help the school and the teachers," he says. Hence the importance of that between the two there is a direct relationship, that is to communicate. "In the pre-primary and Primary school it is easier that communication occurs more naturally, because you can have contact almost daily in the school between both parties, not something that happens in High school," says Sonia Garcia. Teachers know that parents want to feel important in the education of their children and that "they ask for help and the temporary collaboration in some activities." The new technologies have facilitated the creation of tools that contribute to a more fluent communication between parents and teachers.
An ideal relationship between parents and teachers occurs when "both of them understand that they are passengers of the same boat," stresses Mary Peacock, a clinical psychologist, director of the cabinet of psychology M. Peacock. Warns that you can not see the teacher as someone who is against you and you acknowledge that in cases where children are problematic, for different reasons, tends to be more difficult that relationship. Mary Peacock bass, remember that in a short time has gone from one extreme situation to another, the maximum respect for the authority of the teacher to "do only what you tell the child , which can cause conflicts and it is necessary to be prudent and have a lot of left hand". Among the tips that this psychologist is that of "not speaking ill of the teachers in front of the child" and "give to the professor in their place of authority and respect." Also believed that when there is any difficulty of learning in children, "parents should join the teachers and find a solution." In your opinion, many times in the tutorials are speaking of different things without specifying the topic "when is should put the focus on the solution".
The school council is a formal channel of communication between families and the school as AMPA but in regard to every student, it's important that it was the family the that find direct and open communication with teachers, always based on respect.Updated Date: 13 September 2019, 07:00