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It's widely accepted that when parents and families are involved in their child's education, they do better at school and have better feelings and a more positive attitude about learning. By learning together as a family, and making it part of your daily life, it shows you value education and that learning can be enjoyable.

Here are some ideas to help you be a positive role model for learning and help your kids develop a love of learning.

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Supporting homework

Showing an interest in your child's homework, whatever their age is important - even if your maths is a little rusty! Find out more
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Learning in daily life

When learning is part of everyday life, it helps children learn the value of working hard and having dreams. Find out more
News, views and FAQs

Blog: Helping children to enjoy reading

Adrian Dawe, Founder and CEO of Bookabees shares his top tips for reading with young children.

Fathers' impact on young children's language and literacy

"The time spent by fathers in reading to very young children is the strategy most consistently associated with their early reading and writing skills" (Clark, 2009). The Fatherhood Institute is the UK’s fatherhood think-and-do-tank. Their Fathers Reading Every Day (FRED) initiative is a simple, effective and sustainable intervention that gets dads reading to their children. It’s been piloted it in UK primary schools and early years settings and has shown that it can dramatically improve children’s outcomes. Find out more.

Blog: Helping young people become confident and emotionally resilient.

Children’s levels of confidence and emotional resilience have a direct impact on school and home life. Friendships, academic studies, emotions and health are all affected. Annette Du Bois shares her tips for helping young people become confident and emotionally resilient.

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