Dad's worries about starting primary school sorted... by his daughter!

Mike @ Parentkind
05 June 2020
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With so much uncertainty about starting school, self confessed 'semi-professional worrier' Mike shares how he's preparing for his daughter to start primary school in September... or not.

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Ydych chi’n ceisio cael eich plant i wneud rywfaint o waith ysgol gartref?

05 June 2020
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Gydag ysgolion, colegau a lleoliadau addysgol eraill ar gau ar gyfer y mwyafrif o fyfyrwyr a llawer o arholiadau wedi'u canslo oherwydd COVID-19, fel yr amlygwyd yn ein harolwg Parentkind ddiweddar, mae gan rieni lawer o gwestiynau am y gefnogaeth a'r adnoddau y mae ysgolion eu plant yn darparu i gefnogi dysgu o’r cartref. Mae Hayden Llewellyn Prif Weithredwr Cyngor y Gweithlu Addysg (EWC) yng Nghymru yn trafod rhai o'r cwestiynau a ofynnwyd iddynt gan rieni, athrawon, staff ysgolion a chyflogwyr.

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Trying to get your children to do some school work at home?

05 June 2020
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With schools, colleges and other educational settings closed for the majority of students and many exams cancelled because of COVID-19, as highlighted in our recent Parentkind survey, parents have lots of questions about the support and resources their children’s schools are providing to support home learning. Hayden Llewellyn Chief Executive of the Education Workforce Council (EWC) in Wales discusses some of the questions they have been asked by parents, teachers, school staff and employers.

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How we can support ourselves and our relationships in a pandemic

Catherine Hine
04 June 2020
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These strange times have got me thinking more and more about the centrality of relationships to our lives. I’m a home-based worker. I lead a charity that is all about encouraging dependable relationships. The ‘new normal’ - children at home, home learning, moving friendships and other family relationships ‘online’ - ought to have offered fewer surprises. It has felt like running a marathon. A heavy dose of self-compassion has been required, as we prepare for the more uncertainties to come.

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Preparing for Sixth Form: six tips to get ahead of the game

Miriam Sechere
02 June 2020
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Stepping into Sixth Form can be a daunting and scary prospect at the best of times, let alone trying to navigate the transition during a global pandemic. However there are so many things you can do to help your teenager get ready for this important next step. Follow these six tips and they’ll be spring boarding into year 12 with complete confidence!

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