Supporting your teen–website

Parent Toolkits from Council of Ontario Directors of Education. These booklets were produced with support from the Parent Engagement Office at the Ministry of Education.

Helping Teens Succeed

  • Communicating with your teen with less stress
  • keeping up with what’s going on in school
  • supporting your teen in wanting more independence and freedom
  • strategies and resources to support teen’s well-being
  • Information on teen use of technology
  • Resources to help plan post-secondary


  • Being a role model for your child
  • Supporting your child’s mental health
  • Dealing with conflict and bullying
  • Fostering resilience in your child

Helping Your Child Succeed in School

  • Incorporating learning into daily life
  • Homework
  • Advocating for your child
  • Staying informed about the classroom/school
  • Relating to your teenage child