Rethinking parental engagement to narrow the achievement gap
- 20th Oct 2021
- Culture & Community, Curriculum
- Leadership, Community
- Free For Partner Schools
- Affiliate Schools Save 25%
- Non-members From £80.00
‘Parent engagement with children’s learning offers the best lever to narrow the achievement gap’ Professor Janet Goodall 2017
This online session explores a range of strategies that will help schools develop an effective partnership with parent/carers in order to raise attainment.
During the session the host will share their screen, video and audio. Attendees are able to interact with one another and the trainer. Additional materials shared with delegates post session .
This training is for members of middle and senior leadership teams . It will enable delegates to ;
Reflect on and evaluate current practice ( including during Covid 19 lock down)
Identify and overcome the barriers to parental involvement
Explore the challenges to parental engagement with learning and discover practical ways to overcome these
Understand and be able to use Epstein’s proven model of parental involvement /engagement to develop partnership working
- Gain a wealth of strategies and practical approaches to use to develop a school/ home partnership and engage all parents in supporting their children’s learning
Trainer: Julie Westrop- former LA Senior School Adviser/S.I.P./Ofsted inspector, LA lead adviser for Family Engagement, Parent Support Adviser Co-ordinator, currently coordinator of Norfolk’s Family Practitioner Network , Director of A2E2 Edu Ltd and creator of Cafés for All®, the whole school approach to engaging families in supporting learning.