Resources for educators

Massageclose.jpgWant to make your school more father-inclusive? Help is at hand with these great resources.

A great dad can make all the difference to children’s well-being, confidence and educational attainment. Research overwhelmingly shows that children, families and society as a whole benefits from the positive involvement of fathers or “The Dad Effect”.  Yet despite ample research on the positive impact of fathers’ involvement in education on children’s development, dads in Scotland are significantly less likely than mums to form positive partnerships with their school. The resources on this page will explain why dads matter, some to the barriers to dads’ involvement and provide practical guidance to father inclusive practice.

 

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Fact Sheets

How Father Friendly is our school? – A practical guide to father inclusive practice
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Why dads matter in early years
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Why dads matter to school-age children
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Why dads matter as children mature
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What does Father-Inclusive mean?
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Why it’s time for your service to engage more effectively with dads
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Engaging with Dads
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Developing services for diverse dads
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Creating a father-inclusive team
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Father-Proofing Guidance for Marketing and Communications

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The biggest myths about dads

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Research

How Dad Friendly is our School? – Key Findings

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How Dad Friendly is our School? – Full Report

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Where’s Dad Too? – Father proofing your work

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