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Engaging with dads and male carers in the early years setting (Cancelled)

Reason for cancellation
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Course Types
Training Event

We shall tackle these questions throughout the training session:

  • What is the father’s role in child development and the childrens’ learning?

  • What are the barriers and obstacles to engaging effectively with dads and involving and welcoming dads into the setting?

  • Why is it important to engage with dads?

  • How can settings become more ‘father friendly’?

  • What will you take back to your setting to make one immediate change and one long term change?




Start Date
Monday 11 June 2018
End Date
Monday 11 June 2018
10:00 - 13:00
Number of Sessions
Learning outcomes

  • What makes a good dad?

  • Are there different cultural expectations of dads?

  • Challenging gender assumptions and stereotyping, our own and in our setting; what are ‘male roles’?

  • Good examples from attendees about what does work, share good practice

  • Which resources can help? (show and tell from ECP toy Library)

  • Role of male workers in early years

There will be hand outs as needed and a contact list for local groups/agencies

We shall provide a book list and suppliers list

Additional information



Target Audience
Children's Services (B&HCC) / Early Years Providers / Early Years Providers non Brighton and Hove
target audience
Course pre-requisites
Committee Room 2 and 3 Brighton Town Hall, Bartholomew Square
Event Trainers
Early Childhood Project
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