In our role as early years practitioners, it is crucial we build positive relationships and work in partnership with parents and families to achieve positive outcomes for children. Realising the Ambition defines three ways of working with families. These are, parental involvement, parental engagement and family learning.
The Highland Digital Schools Hub has useful guidance to support families with learning at home. Parent Cluboffers up-to-date guidance from the Scottish Government on children’s health and education. It’s full of hints and tips from other parents and carers who’ve been there before. It also has advice to help parents look after their own wellbeing and to point them in the direction of the support available. Play Scotland’s Parents and Families page signposts a range of practical ideas to support play in and around the home.