Parents pass on to their children values, positive attitudes, culture and learning. The family is without doubt the most important factor in bringing up children in society. When children start school, these tasks are now shared between parents and the school. For parents the education of their children is both a right and a responsibility and the role of the school is to provide an education founded in good values which will prepare children for life in modern society.
Collaboration between parents and teachers is the key to assuring a quality education for our children. The relationship between students and their personal tutors is fundamental to school life.
The Parents’ Association proposes the following objectives:
To meet its objectives, the Association sets out to carry out the following activities:
Organisation and participation in conferences, seminars, courses and cultural, sports and leisure activities.
Participation in the aforementioned activities when organised outside of the College.
Promoting collaborative meetings and contribute to good relations between all entities concerning the School Community.
Publishing information leaflets.
Developing family education programs to inform and guide parents and tutors in their educational roles.
Any other tasks commended by the General Assembly.
The School for Parents is a service which aims to help parents in their task of educating their children. It acts as a tool for helping and guiding parents and as a space for dialogue where experiences can be shared and difficulties overcome. It is also allows for collaboration to improve the education of their children.
Parents express their doubts and concerns and share their experiences bringing up their children.
What are the benefits?
The School for Parents offers the possibility to continue learning, to perfect teaching methods and to help parents face the changing conditions of life. Listening to the opinions of experts helps parents and teachers manage the situations which present themselves during the development and growth of our children.
How does it work?
Through different sessions the needs of each stage of education are detected. Then the educational objectives are established, the best approaches are sought for each theme (talks, debates, real life accounts, plans for improving academic performance etc) and a plan of action is taken accordingly and put into practice. After the evaluation period the results, the level of satisfaction of the parents and the effects of improvements made.