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
This online course (hosted on Zoom) is for members of middle and senior leadership teams . It will enable delegates to ;
*Explore the challenges to parental engagement with learning and discover practical ways to overcome these
*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
‘ … 49% of the disadvantage gap at 11 is explained by parents’ own education, attitude and behaviour ‘ Institute of Fiscal Studies
‘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
‘Incredibly useful insights and great examples of how to overcome barriers to engagement ‘
‘ A really insightful session highlighting where we are as a school now and how we can move forward in an effective and systematic way’
Throughout her career as a teacher, senior leader and senior adviser for a local authority, Julie’s work has focused on inspiring , enabling and empowering all parents and schools to work in partnership in order to ensure best outcomes for each child, not only in terms of their academic achievement but also their emotional health and well-being.
She currently provides consultancy , advice and training to schools across the U.K. on how to do this, drawing on a wealth of experience and research in the field of stakeholder engagement and parental support for learning.
Cafés for All®, A2E2 e (A2E2’s ) highly successful whole school approach to parental engagement and support for learning, is now used in 600+ UK schools