- Family Learning Resource Pack
- Creativity and Imagination
- Family Learning and Play
- Helping Children through Primary School: Learning Skills
- Helping Children through School: Home Study Skills
- Family Learning and English for Speakers of Other Languages ESOL
- Family Learning and Art
- Family Cookery
- Family Stories in a Box
- Fun 4 Health – Dads and Children
- Fun things to do with your child
- Supporting school learning at home
- Games, gadgets and machines test
- Grandparents and family learning
- Growing together – gardening
- Living in my community
- Moneywise ideas for the family
- Supporting your primary school child
- Making music together – Parents and children
- Preparing for second level
- Settling into second level
- Write a story for your child
- Seasonal crafts
- My Baby and Me
- Families Reading Every Day (FRED)
- Looking after the Family, Looking after Me
- Green Families
- Digital Stories
- My Baby and Me Book with the information sheet that can be seen to explain how book works
- Helping Children To Do Well In School – English
- Helping Children To Do Well In School – Czech/English
- Helping Children To Do Well In School – Slovak/English
- Family Learning in Action
Upcoming Family Learning Tutor Training in Ennis, County Clare, Ireland on 19th and 20th March, 2020. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Family Learning in Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board
(Clare Family Learning) develops family learning training modules to suit local needs, specifically for a topic e.g. My Baby and Me or a refresher course for those who may have attended training some years ago.
Typically topics covered can include:
- Theory and research
- Programme themes
- Increasing parental understanding of how school works at primary and second level
- Providing fun learning opportunities based around home and family to encourage positive attitudes and further participation in learning
- Explaining curriculum content and helping parents identify how they can help with homework and study skills
- Promoting greater engagement with books and stories at all ages.
- Working in partnership and recruitment
- Evaluation and progression.
We have lots of resources to share and the training will facilitate sharing of ideas.
Parents in 1994 attending literacy classes requested help with their children’s homework. The first family learning classes started as a pilot project. The work was developed by Clare Adult Basic Education Service.
Clare Family Learning Resource Pack was published in 2000, to support parents helping their children’s emerging literacy and numeracy skills. As courses were piloted, research carried out, more resources were developed in response to local and national needs.
Clare Family Learning is now part of Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board. It is known nationally and internationally for developing courses, tutor training and support.