Recently the commercial lobby made two big claims regarding the
Parents are their children’s first and most influential teachers. We cannot afford to under-estimate the influence parents have on children’s early learning.
What matters for children’s learning outcomes is not just what happens when the child is at the ECE service – but what happens at home. Therefore, we must support parents to play an active part in their child’s learning. And, build strong connections between the childcare and home settings.
Here are articles looking at why parents play such an important role. We also look at effective ways to involve parents as teachers in children’s learning – for example, the Early Reading Together programme.
Early Reading Together® meets the need expressed by early childhood education providers and educators for an effective family language/literacy programme to support younger children (under
Family Learning Sessions. By Tim Kahn. (London Correspondent) You are probably familiar with the current idea in the UK that what parents do with their
Parents are not amateurs – they play a vital role in children’s early education. They are the central figures in the lives of their children,