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Family Learning

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Help yourself; help your child!

If you are a parent or carer of pre-school or school-age children, Family Learning is for you.  We take the mystery out of today's teaching methods so you and your children can enjoy learning together.

Family Learning delivers free courses in schools, children's centres and other community venues across Cornwall during the day.  Sessions are usually 2 hours in length and courses might be short (3-5 weeks) or longer (up to 10 weeks).

Courses are designed to help parents and carers understand the school curriculum, support their children's learning and meet other people in a similar situation.  Topics may include supporting reading, phonics, how to encourage writing, computer skills, mental arithmetic strategies and written calculations in maths; tutors work flexibly to meet the needs of the group and the school/ partner they are working with.  Building confidence, developing skills and extending knowledge are all part of the fun.

"Excellent course, fantastic tutor, great opportunity to get back to learning." 

Want to know more?

To find out about free Family Learning courses in your area please contact us using the details on the right hand side or phone 01872 327520. We will put you in touch with an experienced qualified Family Learning Tutor near you.

Please see the latest National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) report on how Family Learning works.

Please see our help for learners to find out other ways in which we can help you.