Working in participation and coproduction with families
Lara Roberts outlines how working in participation and coproduction with families should work and what it should look like in practice. The session also highlights the differences between individual and strategic participation and coproduction.
3 takeaways from Lara’s training session
– Understand the role of parents and young people when it comes to participation and coproduction and the what barriers are to them –
– Seek opportunities to engage with your parents at a strategic level to support your school/college environment –
– Learn about what participation & coproduction is and how it should work in relation to the Children and Families Act 2014 –
This session is aimed at Senior Leaders, SENCOs, parents/carers and other educational professionals working with children with SEND.
Watch this preview of Lara’s presentation…
This session was originally presented live at one of our online Virtual SEND Conferences.
About the Creator
Lara Roberts / NNPCF
Lara Roberts has been part of parent participation for nine years. She was selected as the South East Regional Steering Group member of National Network of Parent Carer Forums (NNPCF) in 2015.
She has extensive knowledge of the Children and Families Act 2014 having been part of the SE7 SEND Pathfinder. This led to her delivering lectures to trainee social workers in several universities about the C&F Act 2014.
Lara’s current role is Participation Lead for the National Network of Parent Carer Forums. She supports the mandate of the NNPCF’s objectives and priorities around co-production. Additionally, she co-coordinates a team of 30 parent representatives to deliver this message at a regional and national level.
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