Practical Strategies to Increase Parental Involvement in School


Course introduction

The practical strategies to increase parental involvement in school training course provides participants with practical strategies and ideas that will contribute to the effective engagement of families and the involvement of parents in their child’s education. Parental engagement with school staff has a significant and very positive impact on children’s learning, and strategies presented have been extensively trailed in a variety of different settings. Throughout the course participants are shown how to understand the importance of family engagement, increase parental involvement and evidence the outcomes.

Includes pack and a FREE copy of the book: Practical Strategies to Improve Parental Involvement.

What we will cover throughout the day

  • Discuss effective strategies to engage more parents including the hard-to-reach and difficult-to-engage;

  • Discover ways to make your school more accessible to parents;

  • Understand barriers to parental involvement;

  • Look at ways to work with parents to improve behaviour and attendance;

  • Develop ways to raise standards through parental engagement;

  • Embed positive approaches to parent voice;

  • Look at parental involvement in education policies;

  • Use technology to build parental interest and engagement.

Target audience

Aimed at anyone who works directly or indirectly with parents and families who want to increase parental involvement.

Ideal for school-based staff including head teachers, deputy headteacher, teachers, family support worker, designated safeguarding lead, education welfare officer, pastoral support, supervisor, SENCO, special education teacher, school support staff, school receptionist, mental health lead, pastoral lead teacher, local authority staff and multidisciplinary teams.

Trainers for this course

Nicola S. Morgan


As an international education consultant, author and teacher, Nicola has a reputation for successfully managing the most challenging behaviour and motivating staff, senior leaders and par...ents to help implement change.

Since starting NSMTC and sharing her expertise with a wider audience, Nicola regularly receives positive feedback. Attendees praise her delivery style and how motivated and inspired they feel following her sessions. They leave each training or course with the confidence to push their own boundaries for personal achievement.

On top of writing countless educational books and articles, Nicola is an International Values-Based Education approved trainer, NLP Master Practitioner and an English Channel Swimmer.

See what others have to say about us

Don’t just take our word for it, visit our social media pages for live feedback.

“Fantastic course very well delivered very interesting and informative. Just want to get on with my ideas for engaging the out of reach parents now.”

“A very positive, informal and informative course. Helped me to see what “I am” achieving and how to reach where I want to be with my families.”

“I really enjoyed the day, learnt a lot and feel like I’m going back to school armed with loads of different strategies to engage parents.”


About the venue

Stay at home, get comfortable and enjoy our live interactive course via Zoom! You’ll receive the link a few days before the course date so you can get prepared (and excited) ahead of time.

Handy course logistics

  • The course will run via Zoom from 9:30 am – 3:00 pm, however, the trainer will be available 15 minutes before and after the course times to answer any questions.
  • You’ll receive mid-morning, lunch and afternoon breaks to re-energise.
  • This course is designed to be interactive and inclusive. We welcome questions and discussions throughout and we want you to be comfortable and stress-free no matter where you join us from!
  • Your course pack includes handouts, book, a M&S voucher for food, a snack, a pen and a notepad – we’ll send this to you before the day. Please note this is only for UK-based participants, international attendees will receive the pack via email.
  • Additional links and information will be emailed to you before and during the course.
  • This course is also available as an in-house / INSET training session at your school. Contact us for details.

In-House Training

In-House Training

We currently have no upcoming dates for this course - Please contact us for more information or if you would like this course delivered as in-house training.