Helping Families Support Children's Success at School

Alma Harris, J S Goodall

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Parental and family support can impact positively on children's development and educational achievement.

This report outlines the findings of a two-month project to identify the interventions, programmes and projects that had been most effective in securing improved learning outcomes for young people.

The aim of this report is twofold:

To provide a summary of the most effective forms of family/parental support that make a difference to achievement, particularly in low-income communities.
To highlight the components of an intervention strategy most likely to impact positively upon children’s development and educational achievement.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherSave the Children
Commissioning bodySave the Children
Number of pages45
Publication statusPublished - 2009


  • parental engagement
  • poverty


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