Peadar King Report

Impact of Family Learning work in Clare:
Peadar King, Curriculum Development Centre, Shannon.
Clare Family Learning Project
‘Horizon Integra’ Final Evaluation Report 1996-1997

This report found that parents had identified clear tangible outcomes not only for themselves but also for their children.

They reported that:

  • Participation in the project has enhanced their relationship with their children.
  • Their own literacy and numeracy skills have improved.
  • They read more to their children and feel more confident in choosing books.
  • They feel more confident about making contact with schools.
  • They consider increased self-confidence and a more positive attitude towards learning as the most significant gains from the programme.