Positive Parental Engagement Course

The Positive Parental Engagement short online course will provide educators with best practical guidance for involving and engaging parents and guardians in their child’s education.

Positive Parental Engagement Course

The Positive Parental Engagement short online course will provide educators with best practical guidance for involving and engaging parents and guardians in their child’s education.
Cooperation
Education form
Online
Duration
12 months
Certificate
Yes

Parents are taking an active role in their children’s learning. With schools potentially reopening in coming weeks, how can educators tap into this engagement and develop positive and effective long-term relationships with parents?

The Positive Parental Engagement short online course will provide educators with best practical guidance for involving and engaging parents and guardians in their child’s education.

The course will discuss what parental engagement is, strategies and processes your school can implement, and the barriers to parental involvement from academic expectations to mental health and home problems.

Who is this course for?

Headteacher’s, Attendance Officers, School Business Managers, Teachers, Teaching Assistants, School Office Managers

Certificate
Video Lessons
Access 24/7
How does it work?
The fully online course is delivered via our specialist learning platform – each module consists of training videos, written materials, downloadable templates, examples and tools, and a test at the end to check your learning.
Designed for flexible learning it means you can work at your own pace and in your own time, and with a year’s access you can keep going back to refresh your knowledge.
We estimate 2-4 hours learning time for each module depending on time taken reading and note-taking.

The Modules

Module 1:
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Best practice strategies to improve parental engagement
What is parental engagement and why is it so important?
Flexible approaches and programmes for staff and pupils
Making school a positive and welcoming environment
Managing parental expectations and maintaining boundaries
Proving practical support and guidance
Maintaining engagement
Module 2:
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Barriers to parental involvement
­What are the most common barriers to parental engagement
Parental engagement and mental health
Managing parental pressure and high academic expectations
Building a positive relationship with parents and wider community
Best practice interventions and their impact

Course content

Learning modules

Online learning modules
Online learning modules
Video

Training videos
Training videos
Tests

Self-assessment tests
Self-assessment tests
Certificate

Certificate of Completion
Certificate of Completion

Trainer

John Rees
School Improvement Advisor
John is passionately committed to enhancing the achievement and life chances of children and young people, through school improvement and by supporting the professional development of individuals and organizations. Having taught for 12 years, latterly as a senior leader, John lead the transformation of ‘APAUSE’ from a 2-school research project into an effective multi-agency Relationships and Sex Education programme with unique evidence of health benefit and educational improvement. John became an independent educational consultant in 2006, focussing on PSHE and has enjoyed repeat commissions overseas and with a range of clients supporting health and educational improvement. Currently John is working with a range of charities and commercial organisations as a Coach and Facilitator, speaker, trainer and consultant with Schools, Academies and Local Authorities, across the UK and overseas, to support school improvement and health outcomes.

Positive Parental Engagement Course

Positive Parental Engagement Course
Equipping you with essential knowledge to build on your role
Flexible learning
Access to tools to help you make your job easier

Contact us

tel. 020 8243 8704
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