Family Learning NOS

Family Learning encourages family members to learn together as and within a family, with a focus on intergenerational learning. Family learning activities can also be specifically designed to enable parents to learn how to support their children’s learning.

‘Family learning is a powerful method of engagement and learning which can foster positive attitudes towards life-long learning, promote socio-economic resilience and challenge educational disadvantage.’ (Scottish Family Learning Network, 2016)


Family Learning Functional Areas


To improve life chances and support learning for adults and children through quality formal, non-formal and informal learning as and within a family, and as individual learners.

A pie chart of the Family :earning functional areas of: 1 Developing strategy and quality assurance; 2 Planning for learning and curriculum development; 3 Engaging and supporting; 4 Teaching and facilitating; 5 Evaluating

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