A new Code of Professional Conduct and Practice for teachers and support assistants

11 September 2019
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Hayden Llewellyn, Chief Executive of the Education Workforce Council (EWC) explains why all parents should read the revised Code of Professional Conduct and Practice for education practitioners in Wales.

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Keeping it all in perspective

The Private Parent
06 September 2019
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I had vowed over the weekend that I would be prepared. I’d get my daughter's uniform ironed and ready. I’d get up earlier to prepare breakfast. I’d get to school on time to find a parking space less than a mile away!

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Staying engaged at school when time is short

Ruth Lowe
23 August 2019
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Think you don't have the time to get involved in school? Think again... When you're a working parent, your time is limited and it can feel like there is little opportunity to socialise. I know from personal experience, it can therefore be difficult to have anything left in the tank to dedicate to your child's school or even just connect with other parents there. However, I believe it's well worth carving out some time as even a few minutes a week can make a big difference to you and your school, and be enjoyable too!

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Tell Ofsted about your child's school

Sean Harford
20 August 2019
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When Ofsted is inspecting a school, they gather information from many different sources to build up a detailed picture, Sean Harford, Ofsted's National Director of Education tells us. How do they look at information provided by parents?

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Your PTA back to school checklist

Donna Hill
14 August 2019
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From handovers to welcoming new parents, the beginning of the term is an important time! I've prepared a PTA checklist to help you get set for an exciting start in September.

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