The following list of works relates to references provided in the main pages of this site. Further readings and literature can be found in know more.

Anderson-Butcher, D., Lawson, H. A., Iachini, A., Flaspohler, P., Bean, J., & Wade-Mdivanian, R. (2010). Emergent Evidence in Support of a Community Collaboration Model for School Improvement. Children & Schools, 32 (Issue 3), 160-171.

DeLaney, R. (1997). Parent Participation in Educational Decision Making: A High Stakes Procedure. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Emerson, L., Fear. J., Fox, S., and Sanders, E. (2012). Parental engagement in learning and schooling: Lessons from research. A report by the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) for the Family-School and Community Partnerships Bureau: Canberra. Retrieved from

Epstein, J. (2009). School, Family and Community partnerships; Caring for the Children We Share. In School, Family and Community Partnerships: Your Handbook for Action (3rd ed., pp. 8-12). Corwin.

Fullan, M. (2000). The Three Stories of Educational Reform. Kappan Professional Journal. Retrieved from

Harris, A., Andrew-Power, K., & Goodall, J. (2009). Do Parents Know They Matter?: Raising achievement through parental engagement. Bloomsbury. Retrieved from

Hattie, J. (2012). Visible Learning: A Synthesis of Over 800 Meta-Analyses Relating to Achievement. Taylor & Francis. Retrieved from

Kotter, J. (2002). The Heart of Change. Massachusetts: Harvard Business School Press.

Marzano, R. J. (2003). What Works in Schools: Translating Research Into Action. Assn for Supervision & Curriculum. Retrieved from

Moore, M. (1995). Creating Public Value: Strategic Management in Government. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.

National Curriculum Services. (2011a). What Works - the Work Program: Working systematically - the Brief. Commonwealth of Australia. Retrieved from

National Curriculum Services. (2011b). What Works - the Work Program; Forming Partnerships - Relationships - Indigenous Education Workers. Commonwealth of Australia. Retrieved from

OECD. (2011). What can parents do to help their children succeed in school? PISA In Focus, 2011(10). Retrieved from

Otero, D. G. (2011). Schools and Communities Working Together: Best Practice and International Trends. Retrieved from


New parent fact sheets are available to support children's learning at every stage of schooling. A fact sheet for schools to support parents engagement has also been developed with ideas for the whole school and classrooms.

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