Parents and Schools: Making the Connection

Published: 20 July 2006

Monday, 16th October 2006, 10am – 4.30pm
Cardiff University Conference Centre, Penylan, Cardiff

This conference, timed to coincide with National Parenting Week and Family Learning Week, is being organised jointly by Children in Wales’ networks – Fforwm Magu Plant/Parenting Forum and Fatherhood Wales

This event will include:
• An exploration of parent/family relationships with schools, taking into account ethnicity, class and gender issues
• Investigation of the Scottish model where there is legislation around the involvement of parents in schools
• Hawthorn Junior School, who won an award for family learning sharing their experience
• The launch of the results of a National Survey on parents’ relationships with their children’s schools
• Exploration of fathers’ involvement and the impact of the forthcoming public sector Duty to Gender Equality Bill 2007
• The involvement of parents whose children have additional needs
• Workshops delivered by Estyn (tbc), Fathers Direct, Governors Wales, SNAP Cymru and Parent Partnership Matters

To book a place, please complete the attached booking form by Monday, 9th October 2006 and return to:
Children in Wales, 25 Windsor Place, Cardiff CF10 3BZ

To Download the Brochure, right click the link below and select "Save Target As…". A brochure in the Welsh language is also available.