Calling all PTAs - help support social action through your brilliant work #iwill

Emma Hunt
26 November 2015
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Volunteering develops the really important life skills that will equip our children to be responsible, resilient, empathetic, confident and many other things. So what does this have to do with the PTA or PTA UK I hear you ask?

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Carrot or stick - is fining parents having the desired effect?

Emma Hunt
22 October 2015
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This kind of conflict between schools and parents is in danger of destroying the supportive and respectful relationship that parents and schools need to embrace if we are to achieve significant results for our children. 

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Parents funding state schools - where does the PTA fit in?

Emma Hunt
29 September 2015
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Parents often joke about ‘wouldn’t life be easier if we could just make a donation to the school rather than having to flip burgers, bake cakes, make costumes etc etc…’ but there are two important points of difference between PTA fundraising and donations to the school fund which are worth spelling out.

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Am I a very engaged parent too?

Emma Hunt
23 July 2015
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What does being an engaged parent mean? Whose responsibility is it to engage parents in education and how do we do it?

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Education in England - how have we got here and where next?

Emma Hunt
22 June 2015
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At last week’s Festival of Education John Cridland, called for GCSEs to be abolished, and there was a general cry from the profession that there is no time in an increasingly pressured environment to teach ‘soft skills’. As I listened I asked myself why are we in this situation?

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