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Family Learning



Skills & Learning offers a wide selection of Family Learning courses across Dorset. These courses are designed to help the wellbeing and development of vulnerable families and their children from Early Years Foundation stage right through to Key Stage 3.
Family Learning benefits the whole family with many Children Centres and schools reporting improvements in children’s learning when families have attended.
Some courses are designed to support adults learning together with their children whilst others focus on parents and carers.
Achievement by parents and carers often has the effect of raising aspirations across the whole family. Parents progress to further training and employment, higher education and career development.
To enrol on these courses you must be the parent, grandparent or primary carer of a child under the age of 16 years.

Our courses:

  • Understanding and Managing Autism 
  • Internet Safety for the Family 
  • Keeping up with the Grandchildren: ICT
  • Family Cooking
  • Understanding Your Child’s Mental Health 
  • Understanding the Teenage Brain
  • Exploring Mindfulness
  • A variety of short workshops that celebrate different cultures and festivals.

If you are an organisation that works with parents, grandparents or carers that would like a bespoke course, please contact our Customer Service Team here.  

We also offer a range of courses designed to support English, Maths and employability skills.
If you would like to know about the courses running in your area or if you would like to enquire about running a Family Learning course at your venue please contact Customer Services on 01202 262300 | 01305 819059.

Want to enrol?

To enrol on our Family Learning courses please view our courses by clicking enrol now below. 

Contact us
For enrolment or queries: 01202 262300 | 01305 819059


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