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General parenting education issues, plus content on engaging fathers in programmes delivering education and support to parents to help them in their role.

External research » Parenting education
2 October 2005
by Adrienne Burgess, Research and Policy Officer, Fathers Direct This document was written by Fathers Direct for inclusion in the Step in to Learning project, jointly funded by the Skills for LifeStrategy Unit and the Sure Start Unit, and an abidged version is available at www.stepintolearning.org . 
Practice » Parenting education
29 August 2005
Too many fatherhood projects are so busing DOING the work that they don’t have time to tell the world WHAT THEY ARE DOING!  
External research » Parenting education
13 August 2005
Parenting and Stress Survey Kate Buchan and Charlie Lewis of Lancaster University are conducting a study investigating the relationships between the decisions that parents make, the roles they fulfil and their feelings of strain.  
Practice » Parenting education
21 June 2005
Why a course for men only? In order to develop the support the Mothers’ Union can offer to fathers, we would like to encourage more men to access the MU Parenting Programme training course for parenting group facilitators. 
Practice » Parenting education
17 June 2005
Dad – do you have a disabled child? Get the information and advice you need from the CONTACT A FAMILY helpline – helpline staff are especially trained to understand the issues from a dad’s perspective Freephone 0808 808 3555 or email dads@cafamily.org.uk Information and advice – both general and ESPECIALLY FOR FATHERS online at www.cafamily.org.uk  
External research » Parenting education
17 June 2005
Inside the Portrait of a Family: the importance of fatherhood by Barry Carpenter Chief Executive, Sunfield Clent, Stourbridge, West Midlands DY9 9PB, UK Summary The perception and role of fatherhood appeared to change dramatically during the last century, from father as Victorian patriarch to one who acknowledged the need to ‘get in touch with his feminine side’.