JET Exchanges 3/2021: Parental involvement for school improvement: A South African perspective

This paper gives a brief introduction and background to parental and caregiver2 involvement in schools, particularly in rural schools in South Africa, through reviewing some of the literature on the subject. It also presents some suggestions on what can be done to improve parental involvement in rural schools. The intention of this paper is to stimulate discussion on this important aspect of school improvement.