The authors discuss effective leadership in extended schooling to fulfill Every Child Matters mandates and provide case studies demonstrating what is possible in a variety of settings.

Parents and Extended Schools
Parents and extended schools
The Importance of Parental Involvement in Education

No matter how much a focus in extended schooling is on communities, local networks and partnerships, it is clear that as schools remain the hub of these, parents continue to be the most significant stakeholders for school leaders and managers. The use of the word ‘parents’ in this chapter includes all those such as step-parents, foster parents, absent parents and carers, and does not preclude grandparents and others in similar roles where they involve themselves to ...

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