PESF Every Parent Matters

Published: 16 September 2005

Every Parent Matters: Putting Quality into Practice

Launching the National Occupational Standards

Friday October 7th 2005 Church House London

Parents are key to delivering the five outcomes for children. Everyone working with children knows the importance of parents in delivering the outcomes for children and young people. But the quality of work with parents is all-important.

This conference will examine the implications of the new agenda. It will explain how to deliver high quality services for parents.

Speakers and presentations:

David Hunter, Chief Executive of Lifelong Learning UK, will chair the conference and launch the National Occupational Standards for Work with Parents and Family Learning

Dr. Deborah Ghate, Policy Research Bureau: The importance of quality in parenting services: the message from research

Jane Haywood, Chief Executive of the Children’s Workforce Development Council: The role of parents in delivering Every Child Matters

Involving and consulting parents: Caroline Penney from the Parents’ Centre and local parents with the Parenting Forum’s Community Consultant’s project

Andrew Turnbull, Regional Change Adviser for London: Making the change in services for children; involving parents

David Hemery, the Olympic Gold Medallist, will talk about “How to help Children find the Champion within Themselves”, his new book published by the BBC

Bob Ashford, Youth Justice Board: ASBOs and the Respect agenda; Messages from Parenting Orders

David Bartlett, Fathers Direct: The new Fatherhood Quality Mark: (FQM)

Julian Piper, Continyou: Extended Schools; consulting and involving parents

Marian Van Beek from the Netherlands Institute of Social Work: Developing standards for Work with Parents in Holland
Jeanne Haggart, NIACE: Family Learning; High Quality, High Value

All delegates will receive a copy of the National Occupational Standards for Work with Parents and Family Learning on CD

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