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Press releases 1-8 of 9

Parenting UK to merge with leading charity Family Lives

24 September 2012
Family Lives and Parenting UK are pleased to announce from 15th November the two organisations will be joining forces to create a stronger leading charity supporting parents and families and those that work with them. 

Big Lottery Fund study will track outcomes from early intervention with families

04 July 2012
A new online database has been launched which will help to shed light on the issues faced by families with complex needs across the UK and how to work more effectively with them to improve the life chances of their children.

Mayor of Camden welcomes parenting voucher trial

29 June 2012
The Mayor of Camden, Councillor Heather Johnson, welcomed the parenting voucher trial at the local launch in Camden.

Prime Minister launches new classes and advice network for all parents and carers of children aged 0-5 in Camden, Middlesbrough, and High Peak in Derbyshire

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18 May 2012
David Cameron launches the CANparent network today offering all parents and carers of children aged 0-5 in Middlesbrough, High Peak in Derbyshire and the London Borough of Camden a £100 parenting classes voucher.

Changing the culture around parenting support - Department for Education Parenting Classes Trial

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06 April 2012
Ecorys, Parenting UK and Orion are pleased to be supporting the Department for Education’s parenting classes trial, taking place in Middlesbrough, Camden and High Peak in Derbyshire from April 2012.

Parenting UK launches new scheme to encourage organisations to offer employees parenting workshops

27 January 2012
Parenting UK is launching a unique corporate membership to encourage organisations to recognise the importance that family life plays in the lives of their employees. Part of the membership scheme includes free parenting workshops for employees.

Parenting UK welcomes Government's parenting classes trial for all parents of children under five

19 September 2011
Parenting UK welcomes the recent announcement by Children’s Minister Sarah Teather to pilot the offer of parenting classes to every parent of a child aged under five. It is heartening to see tangible investment backing up the Government’s recognition of the importance of parenting and th...

What’s parenting got to do with it? How parenting fits into the August 2011 riots in England

16 August 2011
The last week has seen many explanations put forward for the riots in England; while the factors that led to the rioting are many and complex, the quality of parenting is a significant part of the jigsaw.
Press releases 1-8 of 9 is an online service designed to support and encourage parents and carers of children aged 5-19, with a collection of videos addressing day-to-day questions and concerns spanning wellbeing, behaviour and learning.