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Involving the family in supporting pupils' literacy learning

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Teaching children to read is one area where collaboration between teachers and parents/carers is of vital importance. In this free course, Involving the family in supporting pupils' literacy learning, you will examine how families and schools work together to establish the links that underpin childhood literacy development and the ways in which educational institutions respond to the diversity of needs amongst students.

After studying this unit you should have:

  • an enhanced understanding of models for involving parents and carers in children's literacy acquisition.

By: The Open University

  • Duration 10 hours
  • Updated Thursday 26th July 2012
  • Advanced level
  • Posted under Educational Practice
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Involving the family in supporting pupils' literacy learning

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This unit examines the importance of the relationship between the family and literacy. You will examine how families and schools work together to establish the links that underpin childhood literacy development and the ways in which educational institutions respond to the diversity of needs amongst students.

This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the Open University course (E801) Difficulties in literacy development [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)]

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