Webinar: Establishing Professional relationships with Parents: Connections & Boundaries (1 hour)
1 Hour Webinar
Who is this webinar for?
Teachers who wish to establish professional boundaries and relationships with
Why have you created this webinar?
Upon research Rebecca has undertaken of what causes teacher’s stress, there was a huge response which indicated the impact of parental pressure. For example:
- “Lack of support, pressure, parents having the freedom to do and say what they want”.
- “Most of my stress comes from parents – especially since Covid. There is an expectation of 24/7 access”.
It was clear that teachers felt that there was a lack of professional boundaries and lack of support when challenging behaviours and additional needs were a factor.
Teachers are struggling to communicate effectively with parents and get the support they need.
Rahoo are passionate about professional development for teachers and have worked with over 11,000 teachers since 2017. As a teacher, you are the most important person in the classroom – you make the greatest impact on the students in front of you.
What is included?
This is a 1-hour webinar to support participants to:
- Establish professional boundaries with parents throughout the year.
- Provide guidance/advice for dealing with challenging parents.
- Approach sensitive conversations with parents.
- Know where to seek support, guidance and advice.
-To understand how to establish professional boundaries with parents.
-To understand where to seek advice, guidance and support from with regards to
-To understand how to approach sensitive conversations with parents, using a
-To understand how deal with a challenging parent in a professional way.
-To provide you with templates and guidance with establishing professional
boundaries with parents.
Facilitator: Rebecca Morrisey
Rebecca Morrissey, Junior Infant class teacher in an Educate Together school in
Dublin. Rebecca trained to be a Primary Teacher in the UK, taught for three years in
Qatar and have been teaching in Ireland for 4 years.
With this experience, Rebecca has met and connected with many different types of families, from many different backgrounds. As a result, she has clear ideas in how she can establish
professional relationships with any parent to better the learning experience of
In recent years, she has had to have some difficult conversations with parents with
regards to additional needs. This has taught me to be factual, empathetic and
aware of the next steps to support each child.
Meeting parents can be daunting, particularly if you need to have a sensitive conversation. But building professional bonds with parents can make the overall running of your classroom
a lot smoother with some simple tweaks.
This webinar aims to give you some guidance and structure to your relationships
with the parents and ensure that it’s a working relationship to benefit the
children. There will be simple tips in how to set out your availability to parents,
remaining professional and setting clear boundaries.
A downloadable Certificate will be accessible.
Thank you for taking the time to check out this certified webinar. Feel free to get in touch with us at [email protected] if you have any questions you would like to ask. We love hearing from you and will do all that we can to support you!