Introduction to Family Engagement in Education

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Introduction to Family Engagement in Education

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Introduction to Family Engagement in Education
The course Introduction to Family Engagement in Education is an online class provided by Harvard University through edX. The skill level of the course is Introductory. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
Learn about successful collaborations between families and educators and why they lead to improved outcomes for students and schools.
Course description
In this education course, you will learn what family engagement is and why it matters to the success of students and schools. We will explore the research linking family engagement to better educational outcomes and speak directly with researchers, educators, students, and families about promising practices in the field. Family engagement describes what families do at home and in the community to support their children’s learning and development. It also encompasses the shared partnership and responsibility between home and school. Such engagement is essential for school improvement. It is also increasingly recognized as an integral element for proficient practice as an educator.

Prerequisites & Facts

Introduction to Family Engagement in Education

Course Topic

Education and Teacher Training

University, College, Institution

Harvard University

Course Skill Level

Introductory

Course Language

English

Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)

Degree

Certificate

Degree & Cost

Introduction to Family Engagement in Education

To obtain a verified certificate from edX / Harvard University you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate (70.00 USD) or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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School: Harvard University
Topic: Education and Teacher Training
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