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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.

There are lots of practical ideas which can be implemented without too much extra workload or cost
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when is it?

Sessions will be delivered virtually from 15:00-17:00 and will take place on:

Wednesday 1 May 2024


To book a place, please click the sign-up button.


Please note, we require a minimum number of 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.