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Parental Involvement

The Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement Act) 2006 sets out a framework for supporting parental involvement in the education and engagement of their children and the wider school community.

Directorate of Education and Learning support Parental Involvement and Engagement - If you are a parent/carer or Parent Council and have any questions about what this means for you and your child's learning or if you have a specific question please email

As part of this support Directorate of Education and Learning have developed several documents/leaflets from listening to Parents and Parent Councils but we would also encourage you to work directly with your Parent Council and School to make the most of opportunities in your school for your family.

Information for Parent Councils

Information for Parents/Carers and Parent Councils

Information for Home Education

The following educational resource has been created and developed in partnership with Parents and Children who Home Educate

Have your say

We would like to hear from you on what you are already doing, what works well, what could be better and how you would like to be involved in the future?

You can send any feedback or ideas for future engagement directly to:  Please ensure to include either Parent Voice or Open Forums as your email subject.

Parental Involvement - ask us to look again

We're committed to working with parents and carers to support learning. You can ask us to 'look again' if you're unhappy, concerned or have questions about decisions made around your parental involvement.

Further Information 

Page last updated: 28/10/2019
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