Dr Reddy calls for parental engagement in education

Update: 2:00PM PARENTS have been urged to take ownership and be meaningfully engaged in the quality education of their children.

The call
from Education Minister Dr Mahendra Reddy followed the launch of the ministry’s
Pillar four of the education reforms – parental engagement in education.

Dr Reddy
said the new policy on parental engagement aimed to ascertain that children were
academically progressively, actively engaged in skill-based activities, aspire
to further their educational achievements from higher learning institutions and
contribute positively towards building a smarter Fiji.

Pillar four
of the reforms in the education sector will give parents and schools the
opportunity to work in collaboration to enhance the development of positive
attitudes in their children towards learning.

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