Guides for Parents

The COVID-19 outbreak has led to new living, schooling and working arrangements that we have all had to cope with. We know that moving from regular on-campus school to a completely online learning environment changes established routines of everyone at home, not just our students. 

To better support our parent community through this period, we have created resources for parents of children across all age groups (Early Years, Junior School, Senior School) to help them and their child better manage the transition to online learning.

Offline to Online: What is My Role as a Parent?

Moving from regular on-campus school to a completely online learning environment changes established routines of everyone at home, not just our students. To support our families through this transition, here are some suggested Dos and Don’ts for parents navigating online learning.

Developing a Family Well-Being Plan

It’s always a good time to make your family’s well-being a high priority. The ‘Five Ways to Well-Being’ are suggestions that you can use as tips to improve family well-being.

Well-Being Tips for Early Years Children

Online learning is a new experience for many of our parents, and no one has felt the impact of that switch more than the parents of our youngest students. To help support you during this challenging time, we have compiled a number of tips for parents to keep Early Years children well in mind, body and spirit.

Online Learning for Junior School Children

Online learning might be a new experience for many parents, especially those with younger children. Here you’ll find some common questions that parents might have and some recommended strategies to help ease the transition for both the student and their parents.

Video: Positive Conversations With Your Teenager

Watch Melanie Ellis, Deputy Director of Senior School at Dulwich College (Singapore), share advice on how to have positive learning conversations with your teenager.

Video: Demystifying the Double Agent at Home

Does your teenager seem unrecognisable to you - almost like a double agent is living in your home? Sian May, Director of Senior School at Dulwich College International demystifies what is going on with your teenager and shares advice on how best to manage this transition in the video below. 

Tips for Working from Home

Learn how to make the best of the time when the whole family is working from home and juggling e-learning, in this video with Stephen Hurworth, Head of Key Stage Five at Dulwich College Beijing.

Sneak Peek: Online Learning in Action

Although no online provision, however good it is, is as good as being in school, we do want to give our parents a sneak peek of our online learning programme and showcase the creativity and innovation exhibited by our teachers.

 

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