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Practical Strategies to Improve Family Engagement in School – Cardiff

Date: 09 June 2017
Registration: 9:00 am - 9:30 am
Course: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: cardiff


This course provides a practical strategies and ideas that will contribute to the effective engagement of families and the involvement of parents in their child’s education. Parental engagement with school staff has a significant and very positive impact on children’s learning, and strategies presented within the course have been extensively trialed in a variety of different settings. Nicola S. Morgan shows school staff how to understand the importance of family engagement and evidence the outcomes.


  • Understand the importance of family engagement
  • Implement whole-school strategies to engage families
  • Unpick the role of the family engagement officer
  • Practical strategies to engage all parents
  • Practical strategies to engage dads
  • Practical strategies to engage multicultural parents
  • Practical strategies to engage the hard to reach
  • Effective ways to work with parents to improve behaviour and attendance and student attainment
  • Effective ways to work with parents of children with additional needs

Course Leader

Nicola S Morgan


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Target Audience

Early Years, Primary and Secondary Staff.


'Fantastic course very well delivered very interesting and informative. Just want to get on with my ideas for engaging the out of reach parents now. Thank you Nic.’
(H Lofthouse, Blackpool)
‘One of the best training events I’ve been to in a while. I liked the balance between information sharing and practical and useful activities.’
(A McKenzie Assistant Head Teacher, Camerton Church School, Cheltenham)
‘Fantastic, relevant and very rewarding. Great opportunity to listen and share good practice. Great suggestion for engaging hard to reach parents. Simple but effective tips.’
(M Houston, Child Development Team Leader, Chesters Nursery School, Glasgow)
‘Fantastic day – excellent practical advice in how to engage with parents. Looking forward to implementing these new ideas back at Trowbridge. Nicola you have been inspirational again.’
(J Durrant, Deputy Head, Trowbridge Primary, Cardiff)
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  • Spot on! I left with lots of food for thought and lots of actions. The time flew despite it being a long day. The venue was super.

    A. Footman, Stanley Grove
  • I found it to be an excellent course both in way of content delivery. Very thought provoking and of great benefit to me as a governor in the personnel and disciplinary committees. Thank you.

    S. Wilcock, St Pauls C of E, Royton
  • Absolutely brilliant. Good pace, snappy, relevant, great advice, ideas and content. Thank you.

    L. Lewis, Intake Farm Primary School
  • Excellent trainer and training. Very good delivery. I am very interested in more courses available! The training has helped me to look back at ways of becoming effective.

    J. Unsworth, William Barcroft Junior School
  • Excellent-lovely manner of presenter – human, funny, engaging. Excellent content- just what I wanted – with very supportive work book. Really want to go on and try some of the techniques and read the book.

    T. Oxton-Grant, Crosby High School
  • Absolutely fantastic. It was so relevant and so applicable. Ellen was so approachable for answering questions and opening up. Possibly life-changing! So adaptable to the needs/wishes of the group. Thank you very much.

    L. Turner, Holy Trinity C of E Junior School
  • Brilliant! Very knowledgeable trainer with lots of examples I can use in school. The whole day was packed full of great ideas and very current information from Ofsted. Lots of good practise that I can take back to school. Thank you.

    K. Randhawa, Round Oak School and Support Service
  • Excellent! The most beneficial course I’ve attended in years. Re-inspired me to put into practise some of the things I’d stopped doing.

    L. Watt, Sharnbrook Upper School
  • Excellent! Clearly presented. Excellent course materials with practical ideas and resources which may be adapted. We look forward to implementing the 6 week programme which is highly relevant to the students we work with. This has left me with skills which may be used tomorrow and a programme to develop and implement in the future. Diolch!

    N. Morgan, Cyfarthfa High School, Merthyr
  • Training was highly relevant. Lots of good information and advice from both the trainer and staff from other schools. Really enjoyed this training today. Catherine did a great training session.

    L. Robb, Cranhill Primary, Scotland