An introduction

Home Circumstances

This theme provides an introduction to some key ideas regarding home circumstances and the impact they can have on learning, including the importance of working with and engaging parents and external agencies.

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Working With Parents & Carers

Featured Speaker: Cheryl Powell - Lead Training Officer

Cheryl Powell explains the importance of communicating with parents and involving them with their children’s learning, and lists the local agencies, services, and clubs available to young people.


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