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Home learning and nursery work well together.

Home learning and nursery work well together.

Results from a trial of a parental home learning project on children’s development during their time in nursery, in which staff were trained to work closely with parents and to support them in helping their children to learn, found that parental involvement had a significant effect on children’s home learning environment. In most cases it also improved their academic progress.

An evaluation of the Parental Engagement Network (PEN) Home Learning Project was carried out by Fiona Jelley and Kathy Sylva from the University of Oxford’s Department of Education and has been published today (22 November) by the Sutton Trust.

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