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Overcoming Barriers to Parental Participation from a Parent Perspective

Cost £60 + VAT 
Location Online via Zoom 
Duration 2 hours 
Accreditation CPD Accredited 
Our introductory workshop is the ideal start to your school’s parental participation journey. You’ll walk away with loads of practical ideas that can be implemented without too much extra workload or cost.

Workshop details 

What are the aims of this workshop?

Informed by the latest research, our workshop will help you: 

  • Clarify the meaning and importance of home-school partnerships
  • Discuss the fundamental principles outlined in our Blueprint for Parent-Friendly Schools
  • Explore how to engage hard-to-reach parents
  • Cultivate an environment which nurtures parental participation in all areas of their child’s education
  • Gain knowledge and share experiences with senior leaders and teachers in other schools

Who is this training for?

Designed for all those responsible for parental participation, in all types of schools, our lively, practical workshops cater for:

  • Governors, headteachers, deputy headteachers, and senior leaders
  • Teachers and support staff
  • Local authority advisers

So useful — every school should attend this workshop

Who is this accredited by?

Our training is accredited by The CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines. On successful completion of the workshop you will be sent a quality assured certificate. 

The CPD Certification Service was established in 1996 and is the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors to complement the CPD policies of professional and academic bodies. 

Who will lead the workshop?

Our associate trainers range from former headteachers and Ofsted inspectors, to parental engagement champions and education consultants. 

Your session will be lead by one of the following associate trainers:

An expert on overcoming engagement barriers within vulnerable groups, Kim is a former primary teacher who regularly delivers training and workshops covering conflict resolution and community cohesion.

A former teacher and mentor, Lisa has a strong desire to inspire, motivate, and enable children and adults to achieve their best. She is a parent herself, with experience as vice chair and member of several PTAs.

A children services practitioner and senior manager with over 25 years’ experience in leading and managing services with and for children, young people, and families, Selina also supports a number of charities concerning staff development, financial sustainability, evaluation processes, and collaborative working.

Upcoming workshops 

Date and time Location Price Quantity
20 March 2024
13:00–15:00
Zoom £72
30 April 2024
09:30–11:30
Zoom Early bird £72 £64.80
23 May 2024
13:00–15:00
Zoom Early bird £72 £64.80
12 June 2024
09:30–11:30
Zoom £72
17 September 2024
09:30–11:30
Zoom Early bird £72 £64.80
6 November 2024
09:30–11:30
Zoom £72