In my role as a teacher and a parent, it was not until I began talking to parents from different backgrounds that I was forced to examine
my own deeply seated assumptions about parental involvement in their child’s education. My perspective holds strong that children who do not succeed in school have parents who do not get involved in school activities or support school goals at home,” says Ms Geeta Karunakaran, Principal Delhi Private School, UAE. In this article to MENTOR, Ms. Geeta shares her thoughts and views on how important it is for parents to be active participants in schools. Ms. Karunakaran has had teaching experience for 22 years and has also served as a professional trainer.