School Act and Parents’ Responsibilities

Section 16.2 of the School Act refers to the responsibilities of parents as the following:

  • A parent of a student has the responsibility
    • (a) to take an active role in the student’s educational success, including assisting the student in complying with section 12,
    • (b) to ensure the parent’s conduct contributes to a welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environment,
    • (c) to co-operate and collaborate with school staff to support the delivery of specialized supports and services to the student,
    • (d) to encourage, foster and advance collaborative, positive and respectful relationships with teachers, principals, other school staff and professionals providing supports and services in the school, and
    • (e) to engage in the student’s school community.

Parent Responsibilities

School Act and Parents’ Responsibilities

Section 16.2 of the School Act refers to the responsibilities of parents as the following:

  • A parent of a student has the responsibility
    • (a) to take an active role in the student’s educational success, including assisting the student in complying with section 12,
    • (b) to ensure the parent’s conduct contributes to a welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environment,
    • (c) to co-operate and collaborate with school staff to support the delivery of specialized supports and services to the student,
    • (d) to encourage, foster and advance collaborative, positive and respectful relationships with teachers, principals, other school staff and professionals providing supports and services in the school, and
    • (e) to engage in the student’s school community.