- Examine your research and identify its the implications. What does your research say about the role that parents play in the education of their children?
- Based on both your primary and secondary research create a list of creative approaches to fostering parental involvement in schools. Ensure that your suggestions are realistic and appropriate to the age group you are investigating.
The following websites will be helpful in your research. They should be used as a starting point only.
Ontario Home and School Association – http://www.ofhsa.on.ca/
Canadian Federation of Home and School Associations –
Ontario School Council Support Centre – http://schoolcouncils.net/
Ontario Parent Council – http://www.ontarioparentcouncil.org/
Parents for Education – http://www.peopleforeducation.com/
Family Education – http://www.familyeducation.com/home/
Parent’s Place – Education Central – http://www.parentsoup.com/edcentral/
Today’s Parent – Education – http://www.todaysparent.com/education/index.jsp
HHG4M Unicef Global Perspectives Project
This project requires you to first pick any country that you would like to work on. No two students are allowed to pick the same country.
Name of the UN Delegate for this country (you) _________________________
Step 1: Define indicators, find statistics and explain contributing factors (causes) and implications (effects) for children for your country. Hint: you may wish to break down the children’s ages by certain age groups.
Step 2: Search your country’s profile on unicef.org site and choose ONE issue to focus on and present to class. Try to choose an issue that you have found some background information on through your statistics search. Print at least one copy of the article to work from. All articles have to be in English. Read your article well and keep a copy to submit with your work.
Step 3: Select three factors that you feel are important in demonstrating the needs of your country. These must be connected to the issue you are explaining.
Step 4: Present your findings (presentation) on your country to the class at the United Nations delegates meeting – causes and effects; questions for debate and solutions.
Step 5: Turn in your articles, presentations notes and the attached.