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Developing Parental Partnerships

October 2 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm


Time: 9.30am – 12.30pm

Virtual course.  Please note that this course will NOT be recorded.

Member – £99
Non-Member – £149

Facilitator – Kelly Hannaghan

Designed exclusively for Head teachers, join us for this insightful course where we delve into the pivotal role of parent partnerships in school success.

In today’s educational landscape, building strong connections between schools and parents is not simply a choice, it’s a necessity.  Discover the art of effective communication, collaboration and engagement strategies that empower your school to thrive.  Learn how to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for parents of diverse backgrounds.  Gain insights into conflict resolution techniques and proactive measures to enhance staff wellbeing.

This course is not just about theory, it is about actionable steps. Walk away with a personalised action plan, tailored to your school, equipping you with the tools to enhance parent partnerships and boost pupil achievement.


The course will help you to:
•    Foster effective communication – Enhance the importance of effective communication with parents and how this can positively impact pupil success and staff wellbeing.
•    Promote collaboration – Explore strategies for fostering collaboration between schools and parents.
•    Strengthen parent engagement – Equip you with the tools and techniques to increase parent involvement and decision making processes.
•    Cultivate a supportive environment – Provide ideas to create a school culture that is welcoming, inclusive and supportive of parents’ perspectives and needs.
•    Address challenges – Identify common challenges in parent partnerships and gain strategies to overcome these.


All school leaders in all phases.


Kelly Hannaghan

Kelly is a Mental Health and Wellbeing Consultant and the Director and founder of Mind Work Matters Ltd.
She puts wellbeing and people at the heart of education. She is an award-winning motivational speaker, school improvement advisor, published author and founder of the ‘Family Matters’ empowerment and engagement programme.
Kelly has worked systemically throughout her career as a director of wellbeing, working with local authorities, MATS, Senior leaders and pastoral teams and Governors to help create healthy work cultures and environments. She is an expert trainer and coach for Senior Mental Health Leads and supports some of the most challenging communities with preventative and early help measures in education.  Kelly develops the strategies to help people in education thrive from adversities. Her work with schools and organisations raises aspirations, engagement, attendance, and outcomes.  She has recently led on the DFE Wellbeing for Education Return project and leads on education development processes creating outstanding outcomes and awards for many organisations. Recognised by the DfE, NCB, The Anna Freud Centre and The Education Support Partnership as a lead influencer of mental health and wellbeing in education.


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