Daycare centres are helping hands for working parents in the child-rearing process. The diminishing size of the families and rising living expenditures, beget the married couples to work. Sometimes, a job becomes important for both the partners if one of the two is meagerly earning or vice versa. In such families, planning and then, raising the family becomes an arduous responsibility for a single employed partner. So, to make the two ends meet, the couple usually decides out to work and correspondingly, lower down one's burden of carrying the family responsibility.
If both the partners work together, then there is unlikely anyone to look after the child, especially if the family is small. Herein, daycare centres emerge helpful in satiating the needs of working parents. A report by Techsci Research states, India preschool/childcare market is projected to grow at a CAGR of over 23 per cent during 2017-2022. Factors such as rising inclination among parents regarding early childhood education and care, growing working woman population coupled with increasing expenditure on education are expected to drive India preschool/child care market in the coming years. Moreover, the increasing number of nuclear families coupled with the expansion of preschools in tier-2 and tier-3 cities, and growing prevalence of corporate and private tie-ups, are some of the other factors that are anticipated to positively influence the preschool/childcare market across the country through 2022.
How To Create A Good Relationship With The Parents?
The rising number of daycare centres infers increased competition and competence to serve better facilities to parents. Nonetheless, building a healthy relationship with parents is imperative so as to grasp about the child and his family background. To help out the daycare centre owners build jolly relationships with the parents, follow the expert tips.
Every child is special in his own way and so are the parents. A few parents emphasis on mannerism whereas others on the childs education. So, understanding the perspective of each parent is essentially imperative for the daycare centres. Diving into the family history and intriguing questions pertaining to child behaviour is an inappropriate way of dealing with the parents.
Conversely, the daycare owners should be a good listener rather than a speaker. Listening assists in garnering more information about the child and his needs. Furthermore, praise about the good habits that the child inculcates which altogether raises the warmth in the teacher-parent relationship.
A long conversation with the parents in the introductory time should not be trailed behind in the future. In order to keep the relationships intact, the daycare owners should indulge in momentary conversations with the parents. Through the practice, the trust factor will build up and eventually, parents undoubtedly entrust the children to the daycare teachers.
The conversation can pertain to anything such as childrens habits, behavioural issues in children, or approaching stages in the child-rearing process. By clinging to the certain subject, the daycare teacher can escalate the conversation and consequently garner more information about the child.
In this way, a fortified relationship would be mutually constructed by both the parties.
Since momentary conversing with the parents on regularity overcomes the awkwardness. Thus, the daycare owners can initiate an open communication with the parents. An open communication can essentially raise the relationship and draw the mutual affection between the parent as well as the teacher.
Follow the above-mentioned tips and improve relationships with the parents.