How to communicate more effectively
How to balance warmth and discipline
How to be consistent with setting boundaries
How to raise healthy children
How to encourage learning
How to build a solid family support network
We have now run nine Parent Gym programmes. The impact of the course can be seen with improved behaviour of the children in school. We hope to continue to work with Parent Gym for a very long time.
The quality assurance processes outlined and evidenced are excellent, from recruitment, training, delivery and continuous assessment. Parent Gym plainly take quality assurance exceptionally seriously and have strong processes in place to ensure every parent receives a similar high quality learning experience.
Can parenting be taught? David Cameron believes new classes in child-rearing are the way to improve family life. Lena Corner, mother of two boys and with another on the way, joins a session to find out what she can learn
Mind Gym tycoon wants to roll out free parenting lessons across country
Black founded the Parent Gym programme, which runs in 22 schools in the most deprived areas of London, using profits from the sale of his Mind Gym "brain workout" sessions to corporate clients. His training method has been backed by the London mayor, Boris Johnson, and involves nine two-hour sessions for parents. Themes include communication, managing relationships, play and learning, parenting styles, rules and routines, and creating a supporting and nurturing home environment.
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