Education and Training
Parents, Families and Communities
Resources and Reports
The following reports and documents provide information and resources for parents and families of students attending Manitoba schools.
This site provides parents with information about what children are learning in compulsory subject areas. Kindergarten to Grade 12
The My Learning at Home website allows grade 5 to 8 students to find videos, animations and interactive websites to help them understand or deepen their understanding of many concepts in mathematics and science.
This website was created to meet an expressed need for provincial resources for parents of children in their Middle Years (Grades 5 through 8) in school.
This project provides a resource that supports the implementation of Manitoba student learning outcomes in multilevel classrooms.
English Language Arts
Helping Your Child Learn to Read: A Parent's Guide
Lead the Way with ELA, A Parent Report on What's New in English Language Arts
Lead the Way with ELA, A Parent Report on What's New in English Language Arts - Immersion
Information and Communication Technology
Physically Active and Healthy Lifestyles for All Students: A Parent's Guide for Grades 11 and 12 Physical Education / Health Education
At the Heart of Education, A Parent Report on What's New in Physical Education/Health Education
A Career Development Resource for Parents
This guide has been developed to help parents support teens as they explore their options and make decisions. The goal is to provide parents with some practical ideas and resources to use with their children.
Focus on the Future: Career Planning Begins at Home
This handbook has been written for parents of children in Middle Years schools. Research indicates that parents are the number one influence on their children's success in their educational pursuits and their choice of occupation. Helping children build on their skills, strengths, and confidence will assist them in planning for the future. This handbook has been written to encourage parents and children to begin thinking about and discussing career exploration.
School Partnerships: A Guide for Parents, Schools and Communities
This guide is a collaborative response to a request to update Advisory Councils for School Leadership: A Handbook for Parents, Teachers, and Administrators (1996).
Working Together: A Guide to Positive Problem Solving for Schools, Families, and Communities
The purpose of this guide is to give everyone—parents, educators, and community members alike—the information to take part in the co-operative, creative problemsolving process of informal dispute resolution. It is intended to serve as a resource support to local school and school division dispute resolution policies and practices.
Working Together: A Handbook for Parents of Children with Special Needs in School
This document highlights the importance of the diverse and changing learning needs of students with special needs. It also offers support and encouragement to parents and families of students with special needs. This handbook describes some of the services and activities that might be used to meet individual student needs at school.
Working Together: A Parent's Guide to Formal Dispute Resolution
This guide outlines the formal review process, describes the issues that qualify for a formal review, and poses some questions to consider when deciding whether a formal review might be appropriate for your situation.