Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

Practice and Reflection on the Involvement of Parents in Daily Management of Senior High Schools
Gu Yue

As education is receiving more and more attention as well as extensive participation in today’s society, parents have increasingly become an indispensable part of education. It is legally necessary for parents to be involved in daily management of senior high schools, which is of positive significance. Specifically, they can help to improve the decision-making of schools, coordinate the relationship between the school and parents, and increase their own recognition and understanding of the school, thus contributing to the construction of a harmonious educational environment. There are many challenges and problems for parents to be involved in the daily management of senior high schools, including, the excessive participation in school management by parents, the irrational structure of school management staff with the participation of parents, contradictions caused by different subjects concerned by the parent committee, and the superficial and passive characteristics of parents’ involvement in school management. On this basis, the following improvement measures are specially put forward: establishing a sound system to guarantee the implementation of measures, ensuring the participation of all levels of parents, and giving parents the right to speak, setting up and improving the training system targeted at parents, and enhancing the media platform that allows public opinions to be expressed freely.

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