HSCL Coordinator: Anne Bower
Tel: (01) 6267269
What is the Home School Community Liaison Scheme?
The aim of the Home School Community Liaison (H.S.C.L) scheme is to promote partnership
between home, school and the community. The scheme encourages parents to become
involved in their child’s education. It contributes to the improved attendance participation
and retention of children within our school.
How does the H.S.C.L Scheme work?
A Home School Community Liaison coordinator is assigned to a school by the Department of
The Home School Community Liaison coordinator’s role includes:
Organisation of in-school activities and courses for parents
Advising and supporting parents on education-related issues
Address issues that impinge on a child’s attendance, participation and retention in school
Facilitate parent’s involvement in their child’s learning in school in areas such as literacy,
numeracy personal development, parenting, leisure courses, etc.
Liaise with voluntary and statutory agencies in the community