Child File:Inter-generational work
These child file materials focus further on ways in which grandparents might be included in your setting’s activities.. They include: Summary of some main points from the document ‘I wish I could just be grandma’: parenting again when you have a grandchild with a disability. A checklist of statements to evaluate your inter-generational provision. Ten ideas for inter-generational involvement. Letter inviting grandparents to ‘come dine with us’. Letter aimed at grandparents with suggestions for ways in which they might become more involved in the setting.
The problematic case of early intervention (open access article)
Few would disagree that the principle of Early Intervention is a good one. In this article Sorcha Mahony of NEF supports the principle but raises questions about Graham Allen’s report.
Finding out about Functional Family Therapy
In Graham Allen’s review of Early Intervention, 19 projects were given a ‘best in category’. One of these was FFT or Functional Family Therapy. We asked Senior Trainer, Amy Hollimon to tell us about it.
Different generations have enormous potential for working together. However, inter-generational projects are often omitted from our community cohesion activities. This feature describes how one project in Manchester really made a difference.
No health without mental health
Mental health can be a diffcult and under-exposed aspect of health education both within schools and the wider community. This document outlines HM Government’s strategy for people of all ages.
Removing barriers to literacy
This Ofsted survey includes examples of effective approaches that have been used to improve practice in literacy. It has a particular focus on improving outcomes for children and learners from disadvantaged backgrounds.