Government approaches: Parenting Support

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Guide for schools from the Department for Education and Skills, 2006


This is a "know how booklet" produced as part of Every Child Matters: Change for Children, and aimed at schools. It provides details about each aspect of the 'core offer' of parenting support that should be offered in at least half of primary schools and a third of secondary schools by 2008.

The core offer of parenting support comprises:

The booklet also gives contextual information about local services for parents, a list of frequently asked questions, and details of useful policy documents, research, organisations and sources of information for schools and parents. Many case studies are included to demonstrate ways in which schools and other organisations have successfully engaged with parents.


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