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is course is due to be archived on 10th April 2023. You can study the course up
until this date. For learners who have completed the course, the Statement of
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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.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
understand more fully models for involving parents and carers in children's literacy acquisition.
Interesting papers specifically on supporting families in inner city London and Traveller families are presented alongside a general look at different structures for how teachers and famillies can work together make for a well designed course. It will certainly make you consider how literacy is approached and what the goal of involving families should be.