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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.

9 July 2013
The Livity School is a primary school for children with complex needs, including global learning delay, cerebral palsy, Autism Spectrum Disorder, epilepsy and other medical conditions. 
FI research » Schools
22 May 2013
This research summary covers: Levels/trends in fathers’ involvement in schools Fathers v. mothers: involvement in education The care/education ‘nexus’ Fathers’ earnings and education Children’s behaviour at school Brain development Fathering quality and educational attainment Fathers and literacy Fathers v. 
Practice » Schools
29 April 2013
Background Jubilee Primary School is a progressive primary school in Tulse Hill, south London, with two-form entry. The school has a high number of newly arrived families and EAL pupils, and a high number of children receiving free school meals. 
Practice » Schools
10 April 2013
Fathers Reading Every Day is a well-evaluated supported reading programme we have imported from the US, and are now running in primary schools and early years settings. 
Policy » Schools
16 February 2013
Many policy documents and some legislation require family, health and education professionals to engage with ‘parents’. This should, of course, mean that they engage with fathers as well as mothers – but research show that this tends to happen all too rarely. 
Policy » Schools
31 January 2013
Parental Responsibility is a legal status an adult can hold in relation to a child, which gives that adult all the ‘rights and responsibilities’ of a parent.