“ It takes a village to raise a
They can forge a
kind of partnership.
The school and the community are
the mainsprings of effective and
powerful forces that can create a
wholesome climate for mutual
gains and betterment.
THE TEACHER, PARENTS AND THE COMMUNITY
The parents are the first teachers in the home.
They are responsible for the development of
values, attitudes and habits that will be needed as
their children associate with classmates in the
Teachers in the schools continue to enrich
the students’ experiences at home, thus
strengthening the valuable personal traits
and characteristics initially developed.
The members of the community, in addition to the
parents and relatives like the government officials,
the professionals and all the residents are highly
motivated to participate in the parent-teacher
activities and projects.
difficulties and problems
ability to accomplish
study habits in school
problem with self-
parents may be
invited to drop by
the school or the
teacher may pay a
visit to their
A calm and friendly face to face
exchange of observations could
straighten some disturbing
interactions ending with a
promise of undertaking
remediation in both quarters.
Positive attitudes of
kindheartedness and patience are
developed through modeling.
Regularly in attendance and
doing daily assignments need
strong motivation and
encouragement from both sides.
Letters and praises to parents for
outstanding performances build
confidence and strengthen determination
to continue the good work.
Interesting lesson never fail to
motivate students to be present
everyday for an enjoyable participation
•Extreme of behavior need detailed
consideration of past experience in
school and at home.
3. Values Developed
Values and strong
from the home
and are developed
further in the
Some of the most desirable are:
deep sense of
Special interest and innate talents
noticed at young age such as heightened
propensity for music and drama, athletics
and the arts must be attended to by sensitive
mentors and guardians for them to provide
continued opportunities to attain the full
realization of their natural gifts.
B. School and Community
The community would in turn
show their gratitude and
appreciation by keeping their
school’s surroundings clean and
comfortable for the children, and
by sharing resources whenever
1. Collaborative Relationship
a. The school officials actively
participate in community
projects such as literacy
assistance project for out-of-
school children and house
campaign for healthful practice.
b. The municipality/city officials
are likewise ready to provide
help in improving the physical
facilities of the school.
c. During historic celebrations in both places,
participation by each is easily elicited with such
positive and civic-consciousness activities enjoyed by
the school and community, a strong feeling of
togetherness become evident.
2. Organized Associations
Schools have organized Parent-
Teacher and Community
Associations with the officers
coming from both their members.
A strong spirit of cooperation is
exhibited as well as sharing of
expertise and material resources.
Representations during town or
school affairs create strong ties
among members, thus, helping hands
are volunteered in times of needs.
3. Public Safety, Beautification
Peace and order, safety in public
conveyances and compliance with
ordinances afford ample protection
and disciplinary measures
developed by all.
Beautification and Cleanliness
Beautification of the community
through tree planting in every
household and cleanliness through
proper waste disposal are voluntarily
undertaken by both, thus creating a
disciplined and wholesome
4. Values Exhibited
Outstanding school personnel as well
as barangay officials are honored.
This serves as a motivation for both
parties and their followers to
continue their commendable
Values of nationalism and unity
are developed through the
examples demonstrated by the
school and government officials.
Respect for authority and self-
discipline are modeled for the
young to follow.
5. Instructional Centers and Materials
The community can serve as rich
sources of instructional materials.
Professionals and practitioners
form the community can be
invited as resource speakers
during observance of significant