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Advice on engaging fathers in children’s education in schools and family learning programmes, and looking at how fatherhood is represented in schools.

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Blog » Schools
17 June 2021
As we celebrate Father’s Day 2021, what do we know about fathers’ role in supporting their children’s learning and development – and what else would we like to find out? 
27 May 2016
Fathers Reading Every Day is a really simple programme that encourages dads to read with their children at home. 
Practice » Schools
26 May 2016
Bringing Fathers In is a series of smart, punchy, evidence-based information sheets backed up with a series of online research summaries. 
22 June 2015
Huge thanks to our key supporters – we’re over half way to our £5,000 FRED crowdfunding target. We have 6 days left to hit the target. 
Practice » Schools
18 June 2015
Reading a bedtime story with dad – a magical, powerful ritual, which also brings huge benefits to children’s education and wellbeing: their language and literacy, their behaviour, their self-confidence, and their relationships with their dads. 
Policy » Schools
30 March 2015
A parliamentary inquiry into parenting and social mobility has called on the next government to do more to encourage the UK’s early years services to engage with men – and to fund a national reading campaign for dads and children.