fathers

Parents as partners in early learning: case studies

Document describing a project which focused on ways in which to involve fathers more with their children's early learning. Evaluation evidence showed significant gains for parents, children and practitioners.

Nurse-Family Partnership Programme : second year pilot sites implementation in England - the infancy period

Report reviewing the second year of the implementation of a pilot Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) programme in ten sites in England. The programme is an evidence-based nurse home visiting programme developed in the USA, intended to improve the health, well-being and self-sufficiency of young first-time parents and their children.

A review of how fathers can be better recognised and supported through DCSF policy

While fathers can play an extremely important role in achieving positive outcomes for their children, they also face significant barriers to engaging with a range of family services. The available research shows that parental involvement is one of the most important factors in children’s achievement and adjustment and that fathers are vitally important in this.