Learning Together: Families and Schools

Resources and advice for families when supporting children’s learning

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Parents and carers have a crucial role in supporting their child's learning at home and at school.

Northern Territory schools may occasionally close due to health or environmental reasons. Where a child is learning from home due to closures or direction by a health professional to self-isolate or quarantine, schools will provide learning to support the continuation of learning from home.

Some of the areas to consider when leading learning from home are:

  • caring for the health and wellbeing of your family
  • establishing routines and expectations
  • creating a safe learning environment including online safety
  • maintaining regular communication with your child, teacher and school.

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