Establishing positive relationships with parents of the pupils in the classroom is vital to ensure a successful year. Sue Drury provides seven top tips to remember when communicating with parents in this session.
Teachers must work collaboratively with parents from the start. From being confident and proactive, to professional and approachable, this advice will help teachers feel more confident when meeting with parents in a range of situations.
Sue qualified as a primary teacher in 1999. Teaching pupils from Year 1 to Year 8, she has held a variety of positions including maths and English subject leader, year leader, and assistant headteacher. Sue has mentored students and NQTs, offering guidance and advice using her years of experience.
About the Course
Sue Drury draws on 20 years of teaching and mentoring experience to run through everything you need to know for your NQT year - from how to communicate with parents to planning lessons, surviving observations and maintaining a healthy work-life balance.