Learning Outcome 1
Unit CYPOP 40 Engage parents in their children’s early learning
CYPOP 40 1.1: Key research findings on parental involvement
1. Summarise the key findings/points of one research or policy in relation to the importance of involving parents in their children’s learning.
Parental involvement in children’s education from an early age can have an effect on the child’s educational achievement which will continue to do so into adolescence and adulthood. When parents are involved in a child’s learning it is believed that it equate with better outcomes, for example with their cognitive development. Also having the parents involved it provides a range of benefits for children …show more content…
Explain what is meant by working in partnership with parents.
Partnership with parents means working together with a child’s parent to help support their child’s learning, this would mean identifying any needs and what can be done to meet those needs. It's also to give parents advice and guidance to help them learn how to best support their child’s education. Having a positive partnership with parents can help increase a child’s self-esteem, their sense of self-worth, their self-confidence and it the chances of their child reaching their full potential. Also by working together with parents they are more likely to be a consistent approach by their child's education.
2. Give three reasons why it is important to work in partnership with parents, including fathers.
A. It's important to work in partnership with parents because children look up to their parents, they are their key role models and educators. Also a parent know their child the best so they are able to widen their understanding and knowledge, this will get the parents to help their child's learning development. This is why they need to work together so that the practitioner will be able to gain a better understanding of the child and how they are able to support