Drinks evening

Relationships in other industries are built on relaxed discussions over nibbles and a glass of wine - making difficult conversations easier.

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Relationships in other industries are built on relaxed discussions over nibbles and a glass of wine - making difficult conversations easier. When people get to know each other in more relaxed settings - as equals - a real relationship can develop beyond the "10-minutes-and-who's-next" model of current parent-teacher conferences. If there is a better rapport between parents and teachers, and between parents themselves and teachers themselves, both easy and difficult conversations will be more pleasant.

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Hi Matt,
I quite like this cocktail hour to break the ice, something informal and easy. I am wondering the same as @Lisa Yokana. How would you deal if you are having a deep chat with a parent and another joins in? Humnnn looping back, let's figure this out!!!

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