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Stick with it! Research has shown that the effect of parents and what they do at home to support learning can account for 80% of a child’s academic success. This compares to the school being directly responsible for around 20% of factors leading to academic achievement’. ( UK PTA magazine Summer 07). The great thing now is that technology has turned many boring subjects into educational toys, games and puzzles that turn the learning journey into fun.

The learning triangle should be carefully balanced with three equal components, teachers, pupils and parents. When these components work effectively together educational and behavioural standards are raised and outcomes are improved.

And Dads, with a critical role to play lag significantly behind Mom’s. This article shows the impact a Dad has on reading bedtime stories