ERIC Number: ED452382
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Learning Legacies: A Guide to Family Learning.
This guide aims to provide a practical and comprehensive overview for United Kingdom parents and professionals wanting to support family learning at any level--community, local, regional, or national. Part 1 sets out the case for family learning today. Chapter 1 defines family learning and explains the fundamental principles underpinning it. Chapter 2 explains why family learning matters by looking at the evidence of recent research and the current context in which it is developing. Part 2 examines several approaches to family learning. Chapter 3 looks at some key features and models of parenting education. Chapter 4 looks at supporting preschool family learning. Chapter 5 examines the notion of "partnership" between parents and schools and describes practical strategies for working together. Chapter 6 looks at family learning about work; progression to training and employment opportunities; and employers' support for family learning. Part 3 discusses operational and strategic matters that contribute to good practice. Chapter 7 suggests one get underway by assessing needs and over time put effective partnerships and policies in place. Chapter 8 addresses key issues in getting resources to keep family learning going. Chapter 9 looks at how to improve delivery of family learning. An opportunity to take stock and look ahead forms the conclusion (Chapter 10) in Part 4. A chart of useful contacts and 81-item bibliography are appended. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Quality, Family Literacy, Family Role, Family School Relationship, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Intergenerational Programs, Lifelong Learning, Needs Assessment, Parent Education, Parents as Teachers, Partnerships in Education, Program Development, Program Improvement
National Institute of Adult Continuing Education, 21 De Montfort Street, Leicester LE1 7GE, United Kingdom (7.95 British pounds). Web site: http://www.niace.org.uk.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Adult Continuing Education, Leicester (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom