Parental Engagement in Education

Working in partnership with our colleagues at FOCUS West, and with the help of two former SWAP students, Donna Ross and Gillian Howard (both of whom are parents of secondary-school-age children), we explored the role of parents in influencing their children in terms of subject choices and future careers: 

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Introductions; discussion about the influence of parents 

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Helping our children identify their own strengths, research careers and choose relevant subjects 

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Discussion about using the FOCUS Point website with our children, giving guidance and helping them make a successful transition into secondary school
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