Why is this conference relevant?
You know how much of an impact positive parental engagement has on student progress and attainment. But with changes to the curriculum and expected standards higher than ever, ensuring you know how to effectively engage all parents, including the ‘hard to reach’, is essential in order for to support learning at home.
Do you have the support and guidance you need to develop a long-term and positive relationship with your parents and help support progress across your school?
This event is your opportunity to engage with leading schools and practitioners, providing you with the knowledge and strategies you need to successfully involve parents in your school community.
What can I expect?
- positive engagement: gain practical strategies to involve parents in the school community, capitalise on their skills and create a positive, long-term relationship
- aspirations: know how to turn around negative mindsets and help align aspirations in and out of school
- home learning: equip your parents with the skill and resources to support their child’s learning at home – primary and secondary sessions available
- ‘hard to reach’ parents: learn how to engage ‘hard to reach’ parents and support them throughout their child’s education
- communication: know the most effective methods to communicate with parents and ensure positive two-way communication.
Who should attend?
- Deputy Headteachers
- Assistant Headteachers
- Parental Engagement Coordinators
What our delegates have said
'A fantastic conference that hits the right note. It was very reassuring to know that other schools are in the same situation and incredibly uplifting to walk away with practical and realistic strategies to support our school actively improve parental engagement'
V Marslin, Deputy Headteacher, Brovington Primary
'Engaging and interesting way to discover ideas that could massively improve a student’s education'
Paul Ferguson, Assistant Headteacher, Thamesview
'Well organised and welcoming event. I have been able to take away some ideas, especially for engaging EAL parents, to implement in my school'
Roxana Gateson, Parental Involvement Coordinator, Alfred Salter Primary school
'Very good, lots of food for thought and ideas to try'
Tom Worms, Head of Facilities, SFX 6th Form
'Delight to listen to inspirational/passionate speakers'
Stephanie Ash, Deputy Headteacher, Old Church CE Primary
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