Family learning: concept, history and interpretation

Hancock, Roger (2000). Family learning: concept, history and interpretation. In: Kenner, Charmian ed. Learning Together: Experiences of Family Learning in Hackney Schools. London: NSPCC, pp. 3–10.


[Book summary] Family learning covers a wide range of activities, including: helping parents to support their children’s learning; improving parents’ own learning chances; improving parents’ access to schools; and improving relationships between parents and teachers. This report focuses on the experiences of family learning in one London borough and locates that experience within the wider policy framework. It contains a review of relevant literature and makes a number of recommendations for developing family learning initiatives in other locations.

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