Learning

From reading and writing to sex education, we look at some of the ways you can support your child’s education, getting the most out of their learning at school and at home. Featuring tips on helping with homework and getting to know the teacher, we cover the stages of learning from the first reading books to the final exams, offering a range of ways to encourage your child’s talents and abilities.

Speech and language

Speech and language

When toddlers start talking

Social and emotional developement

Social and emotional developement

How your toddler grows up and learns to interact with others

Toddlers and the natural world

Toddlers and the natural world

Making the most of the natural world, wherever you live

Look what I can do

Look what I can do

Running, jumping and catching - how your toddler grows and learns

Let's get reading

Let's get reading

How your child will learn to read

Love of reading

Love of reading

Younger children and reading

Preparation for the first day

Preparation for the first day

Practical tips for starting school

Getting dads involved

Getting dads involved

Babies and their dads

How your baby sees you

How your baby sees you

Seeing yourself through their eyes

Life skills

Life skills

Preparing your toddler for the big wide world

Learning at home

Learning at home

Encouraging your baby's natural curiosity for learning

Staying culturally connected

Staying culturally connected

Living in a multicultural family

The morning rush

The morning rush

Top tips on getting your morning routine in order

What is a parent?

What is a parent?

Where did you learn to be a parent? Who are your role models?

School phobia and refusal

School phobia and refusal

Produced in collaboration with Family Lives

Social networking

Social networking

Produced in collaboration with Family Lives

An introduction to parentchannel.tv

An introduction to parentchannel.tv

Welcome to Parentchannel.tv

Teaching your child to share

Teaching your child to share

The value of sharing

How to get through to your child

How to get through to your child

Making sure you are heard and understood

School gate culture

School gate culture

The school gate can be a daunting place for parents

Preparing for their first day at school

Preparing for their first day at school

Day one of primary school

Starting school

Starting school

Choosing a primary school for your child

Twins

Twins

Parenting twins

Preparing for school holidays

Preparing for school holidays

Planning activities and childcare during the holidays

Encouraging creativity

Encouraging creativity

How to recognise and support your child's creative skills

Learning about disability

Learning about disability

Teaching your children about disability

Talking about sex

Talking about sex

Talk to your child about sex in a comfortable and open way

Maths at home

Maths at home

Practical, fun ways to get to grips with maths at home

Working with your child's teacher

Working with your child's teacher

Tips for getting involved in your child's school days

Getting into reading

Getting into reading

Top tips to enjoy reading with your child

Homework blues

Homework blues

Reducing the pressures of homework time

Getting into writing

Getting into writing

Learning to enjoy creative writing

New in town

New in town

Settling into a new community

Children who never finish anything

Children who never finish anything

Encouraging children to stick with their hobbies

School days in hospital

School days in hospital

What to expect if your child has to stay in hospital

Encouraging my child

Encouraging my child

Helping your child achieve their goals

Making connections at secondary school

Making connections at secondary school

Preparing for the transition to secondary school

Ways of learning

Ways of learning

Understanding your child's learning style

I hate parents' evening

I hate parents' evening

Tips on having a successful parents' evening.

Learning differences

Learning differences

Children with specific learning needs

In trouble at school

In trouble at school

Top tips for when your child is in trouble

Learning top tips: secondary school

Learning top tips: secondary school

Home activities to encourage your child’s education

The courage to talk about sex

The courage to talk about sex

How to talk to your child about sex without embarrassment

Switching school

Switching school

Coping with the transition to a new school

Homework overload 9-14

Homework overload 9-14

Helping your child with the mounting pressures of homework

Martin Lewis explains student finance

Martin Lewis explains student finance

A guest video from Universities UK and moneysavingexpert.com

Family meetings

Family meetings

Getting the family together

Preparing for life away from home

Preparing for life away from home

Teaching your teen essential life skills

Work experience

Work experience

Helping your teen get the best out of work experience

Exam stress

Exam stress

Revision and preparing for exams

Truancy

Truancy

Teens who avoid school – why they do it and how to help

Considering careers

Considering careers

Helping your teen to plan their future

Homework overload 14-19

Homework overload 14-19

Staying on top of homework, coursework and exams

University or not?

University or not?

Work, university, gap year? What’s right for your teen?