DEVELOPING MORE EFFECTIVE PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT WITH THE
PARENTS / CARERS OF DIFFICULT, UNCO-OPERATIVE CHILDREN
Who will benefit?
This event is for staff in primary and secondary schools who are involved with pastoral care / home liaison It will support the career development of school managers, pastoral care staff, attendance officers, teaching assistants, learning mentors, school based police staff and educational social workers
What will the event cover?
A major problem facing staff within many mainstream and special schools is how to deal more effectively with the parents / carers of unco-operative children. The event will focus on creating and developing more effective parental involvement and support to improve attitudes, behaviour and achievement within the school, home and community.
During the day delegates will:
What will be the outcomes of the event?
On completion delegates should be able to
John Morris is a freelance educational consultant with a national remit. He has extensive experience within schools, colleges and the youth service. He specializes in working with staff and pupils in schools to improve teaching and learning and realize potential His experience includes, consultant adviser for Birmingham LEA on the Key Stage 3 strategy to improve attendance, behaviour and reduce bullying, associate headteacher of four schools in challenging circumstances / special measures, wide ranging consultancy work in schools, LEAs and colleges throughout England and Wales to promote more effective practice and ten years experience as an Ofsted inspector
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information please reply to this email or book direct on: 01942 767
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09.00 Welcome, refreshments and registration
09.30 What are the needs and expectations of pupils and parents / carers;
Examine issues in terms of experience, relationships and consistency
11.15 Creating and developing more effective parental involvement and support:
The extended pastoral team approach …
The new workforce … who does what?
What are the needs of pupils and parents/carers? Examining joint problem solving … what works in practice
13.30 Improving communication:
Creating more effective communication with parents/carers.
Families at war, social and cultural issues … what works?
Changing the image and converting unco-operative parents into more positive team players
14.15 Reducing frustration and the feeling of failure:
Effective use of the extended team.
Developing coaching skills
15.15 Policy into practice … discussion of the implications of including “Jimmy”.
Monitoring, measuring and celebrating success …… Turning failure to success
Delegates are asked to bring along one example of effective practice from their school / centre