Wednesday 20th September – online (zoom): 11:30-13:30
Join us for the launch of the PIECE study’s final report in this online webinar.
Following an opening by Andrew Gwynne MP – Shadow Social Care Minister and Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Fatherhood – we will hear a presentation on the headline findings from Helen Norman (PI) and Jeremy Davies (co-I) that highlight the importance of fathers’ care for children’s education and development.
We will also hear about a practice example on the benefits of fathers reading to their children from Jeszemma Howl who will tell us about the Fatherhood Institute’s Fathers Reading Every Day (FRED) programme. There will be a panel discussion about the importance and challenges of engaging fathers with experts from Learning with Parents, Peeple, Dope Black Dads, TheDadLab and Parentkind.
Registration details here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/how-do-fathers-affect-their-childrens-education-tickets-643726732987
11:30 – Welcome and introductions: Andrew Gwynne MP, Shadow Public Health Minister and Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Fatherhood
11:40 – Keynote: Dr Helen Norman (Leeds University Business School) summarises the main findings of the study
12:05 – Dr Jeremy Davies (Co-investigator, Fatherhood Institute) summarises the results of our survey of fathers’ experiences of school-home support
12:15 – Q&A session
12:25 – Break
12:35 – Practice example: Jeszemma Howl (Fatherhood Institute) talks about FRED (Fathers Reading Every Day)
12:45 – Panel discussion
Contributions provided by:
Sian Lewis, Head of Parent Participation, Parentkind
Tom Harbour, Chief Executive Officer, Learning with Parents
Liz Ersoy, Training and Accreditation Manager, Peeple
Sergei Urban, Founder, TheDadLab
Umar Kankiya, Media Lead, Dope Black Dads
Questions from the audience welcome after the chaired panel session.
13:25 – Thanks and event close