OVERCOMING BARRIERS TO PARENTAL PARTICIPATION
What will the training cover?
In line with the principles of Parentkind’s Blueprint for Parent-Friendly Schools, this introductory online workshop will set you up with the basics your school, college or educational setting needs to build successful parent partnerships. In this two-hour online session, you will be given practical tools, techniques and actions that your school, college or educational setting can embed to cultivate an environment that nurtures parental participation in all areas of their child’s education.
Who is the training for?
This event is suitable for teachers, teaching assistants, senior leadership, pastoral staff, local authority staff within education departments, other staff with responsibility for parental involvement, governors, recruitment and outreach staff, Uni Connect staff, third party organisations working with parents.
How will this benefit me?
This two-hour online session will provide you with the tools and techniques to nurture positive parental participation with the school, college or educational setting, as well as contributing to your continuing professional development.
when is it?
Sessions will run online via Zoom on the following dates:
Thursday 17 November 2022 – 3-5pm
Thursday 2 February 2023 – 3-5pm
Wednesday 10 May 2023 – 3-5pm
How TO BOOK
To book a place, please click the sign-up button.
Please note, we require a minimum of 5 attendees to run these sessions. You will be notified if there is a problem with your booking.
In this interactive training, you will have the opportunity to collaborate, discuss and learn with other educational professionals.
Parentkind have trained SUN staff to deliver this CPD.
This CPD is accredited, and attendees will receive a certificate for participating.
“At Parentkind, we know parental participation in school life can be the key to helping children to reach their potential and improve their life chances. We are the only training provider to support schools to understand and access parent perspectives when developing parental participation strategies.
We have produced an evidence-based ‘Blueprint for Parent-Friendly schools’ – a framework to help reduce existing barriers between home and school. We ultimately want to help your school to cultivate positive and constructive partnerships with parents.