ISLAMABAD – The First Term Parents-Teacher meeting (PTM) of Roots Millennium Schools-RMS was held at Roots Millennium Schools, Wahid Campus, F-10/2, as RMS continually work on finding ways to garner more parents involvement in their students’ education, knowing it makes a positive difference in student achievement.

This fall, the school started Academic Parent Teacher Meeting with the theme of ‘Advocating the 3 R’s of environmental Protection, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Save the Endangered Species on Earth,’ says a press release issued here on Saturday.

The purpose of the theme was to educate, motivate and inspire our future generation to undo the damage done to our only inhabitable planet. The main objective is to increase the awareness of environmental issues that affect the future of the planet. It aims to create awareness among students of our interconnectedness with the world and reflecting on the unintended damage we cause to nature in the daily course of our lives. It teaches to taking corrective action to make environmental responsibility a reality.

Welcoming the students and parents, Erum Atif, Principal Wahid Campus said: “Parents-teacher meetings can play a very important role in a student’s development and academic success by maintaining an open dialogue and comparing notes on the student’s achievements, personality or behavior.”

Chaudhry Faisal Mushtaq (Tamgha-e-Imtiaz) CEO, Roots Millennium Schools while addressing parents and teachers said: “Education plays pivotal role in the transformation of people into a well-balanced society. The main objective of these regular parents-teachers meeting is an interface on the combined role of the school and the parents in molding successful future citizens. The motive was to complete the triangle between teacher, student and the parent so that they could discuss about the progress of their children.” 

More than 1000 parents attended the meeting. One of the parents, who attended the PTM, said that it went better than she expected. “The teaching staff did an excellent job of preparing the student folders, planning for grade-specific activities and presenting the data. I appreciate their hard work,” she said. “Roots Millennium Schools has excellent teachers and they work hard. I think they appreciate the chance to share with parents what they are doing.”

Parents got glimpse of education strategy of the school and also they were made aware of their crucial role in catering to various needs of children with the coordinated efforts of the professionals, educationists, school counselors and luminaries of allied fields. The feedback given by the parents was very positive and parents appreciated RMS initiatives.