News for forums

Here you’ll find all the latest news and updates for parent carer forums. You might also find it useful to visit our upcoming learning events page and our resources for forums page.

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Parent carer forum Diversity & Inclusion toolkit

We’re delighted to launch our Diversity and Inclusion toolkit – building welcoming, inclusive community representation in parent carer forums. 

To learn more about reaching out into your local community with confidence and eloquence, watch the recording of the official launch which took place at our recent virtual conference.

Parent carer participation annual review 2020-21

Our Parent carer participation annual review for 2020-21 is now published!

Read more about how we support parent carer forums and the impact that parent carer forums had on the Covid response and locally.

Annual Virtual Joint Conference 2021-22

Our annual joint conference took place virtually between Monday 29th November and Wednesday 1st December. Please see the Contact and NNPCF Virtual Joint Conference page of our website for recording of sessions and associate resources.

Great news! Parent carer forum 2021-22 funding increase confirmed at £17,500 by DfE

See more in the full announcement.

Contact and NNPCF parent carer participation newsletter (England)

Contact and the National Network of Parent Carer Forums (NNPCF) produce a joint parent carer participation newsletter.

Download past versions of the newsletter:

This newsletter contains key information about the development of parent carer participation, information about important changes across health services, special education and social care in England, news for local forums, the latest news from the NNPCF and opportunities for forums to participate. Sign up for the parent carer participation joint newsletter.