The following videos are used as part of the KidsMatter Component 3 professional learning. They have been developed to be viewed in the context of a range of discussions and activities that take place during the session. 

Video 1: Introduction To Component 3
Description Video
This video highlights that schools can contribute to supporting students to achieve positive outcomes through working together with families.
 
Length: 2:01 minutes
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 Video 2: Schools, families and communities working together
Description Video

It is important for schools to engage and build trust with families to get the best outcomes for students. This video highlights some strategies that schools can use to connect with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families. 

 

Lenght: 9:31 minutes

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Video 3: Family perspectives
Description Video
This video focuses on the range of emotions involved in parenting, and highlights the diversity in family units. It also identifies some of the modern-day challenges facing families.
 
Length: 4:04 minutes
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Video 4: Home-school collaborative relationships
Description Video
This video outlines the rationale for schools for developing collaborative relationships with parents and carers. It highlights the role of schools in fostering positive home-school relationships.
 
Length: 4:55 minutes
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Video 5: Supporting families
Description Video
The focus of this video is the range of different ways that schools can support families. It also highlights the whole-school planning approach taken by one school. 
 
Length: 2:54 minutes
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Video 6: Responding to parent and carer questions - the S-I-B model
Description Video
This video uses actors to demonstrate a school staff member using the S-I-B (Setting the scene; Identifying interests; Brainstorming options) model. School staff can use this communication tool to respond to parent and carers’ questions or concerns about their children. 
 
Length: 6:14 minutes
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Video 7: Building relationships
Description Video
This video provides examples of strategies that some schools have used to build positive relationships with families.
 
Length: 5:24 minutes
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Video 8: Connecting parents and carers together
Description Video
This video highlights the role of a school as a community hub where people can form relationships. It also emphasises that schools can support families; and increase parents’ capacity to respond to their children.
 
Length: 3:49 minutes
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Video 9: A final word from families
Description Video
This video provides a montage of parents and carers speaking about the difference their school community makes to their lives. It reinforces the idea that forming positive school communities can impact on student mental health and wellbeing. 
 
Length: 2:55 minutes
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