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An evaluation of the family support initiative at Galbraith Elementary School

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dc.contributor.advisor Aitken, Nola
dc.contributor.author Payne, Angela
dc.contributor.author University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education
dc.date.accessioned 2010-03-17T21:46:23Z
dc.date.available 2010-03-17T21:46:23Z
dc.date.issued 1997
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10133/917
dc.description 75 leaves ; 28 cm. -- en
dc.description.abstract This paper discusses the issues involved in family support, and describes the family room initiative implemented at Galbraith Elementary school in the 1996-97 school year. A series of three focus groups were held with staff, students, and parents involved in the program. Each group discussed five key areas in the project which included how and why people became involved in the program, examples of parental and community interaction, how the project changed parenting skills, what additional community resources were being utilized, and how the program could improve. The findings from this research indicate that parent advocacy, staff ability to communicate with parents, and a sense of place for parents in the school are enhanced by this program. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1997 en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Project (University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education) en
dc.subject Galbraith Elementary School (Lethbridge, Alta.) en
dc.subject Families -- Alberta -- Lethbridge -- Social conditions en
dc.subject Home and school -- Alberta -- Lethbridge en
dc.subject Students -- Alberta -- Lethbridge -- Social conditions en
dc.title An evaluation of the family support initiative at Galbraith Elementary School en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.publisher.faculty Education en


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