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The paradox of family learning

7:00pm, Monday 18 February 2008, Contact education@instituteofideas.com for more information.

All parents want to help their children learn and research shows that parental involvement is a key factor in children’s success in learning. However, does that justify the increasing involvement of government, local authorities, quangos and third sector charities in determining the ‘family curriculum’? Shouldn’t they leave family learning to families?