Thread 8: Parent and Family Involvement

Support to enhance the role of families in children's learning

Support for schools and settings to enhance the involvement of families in their children’s learning Threads of Success has developed the innovative and multi-award winning Enhancing Family Involvement in Children’s Learning (EFICL) Pathways to Excellence Toolkit.

The EFICL training programme and toolkit supports practitioners in developing a range of effective strategies enhancing the invaluable involvement of families in their children’s learning within the home learning environment and local community.

The EFICL Learning Links 10 week parenting programme is available for schools, settings and children’s centres to increase families’ understanding of key child development concepts and dispositions to learning, fostering higher levels of meaningful involvement in their children’s learning.

The Core Elements

EFICL Toolkit Feedback
"Quality resource designed to reinforce ethos, challenge practice and complacency. Lots of helpful and relevant guidance."
Catherin Eeles, Manager
Trinity Resource Centre, Sunshine
EFICL Training Feedback
"Easy listening, highly informative presentation with excellent ideas and resources given throughout. Lots to take back and discuss as a team."
Natalie Simpson, Deputy Nursery Manager
Cecil Road Nursery, Gravesend