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Parents & Carers Network

The network provides support to staff with parental and/or caring responsibilities through a range of events, an online community, and by offering guidance and representation at strategic and policy level.

Our mission is to provide an inclusive environment for everyone to flourish by supporting all parents and carers, through informing and inspiring the Kings community, and influencing change. 

Throughout the year, we hold monthly drop-in sessions rotating across the various College campuses at which you can meet other parents and carers to share experiences, seek guidance or support, or hear about the network’s future plans.

The network is led by three Co-Chairs and we are now looking to establish a committee to assist us in our work, enabling us to do much more to support our community of parents and carers at King’s.

Events

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Craft & Catch-Up
12.00-14.00, Tuesday 3 December 2019
2/19 Waterloo bridge Wing, Waterloo Campus

 

We have joined forces with Elevate, King's Gender Equality Network, to host a craft and catch up lunchtime drop-in session in the busy run up to Christmas.

At what can be an often overwhelming time of year, both in and out of work, come and spend some time relaxing while catching up with members from both networks and getting stuck in with some craft activities.

Please register in advance to attend, so we can ensure we have enough materials.

Monthly Drop-in Sessions

These run monthly from October to July, inclusive, and take place from 10.30-11.30am. Please check below for the venue as these change each week. The drop-ins are on a Wednesday but please note that every 4th session is held on a Friday.

Parents & Carers Drop-in Sessions

Wednesday 2 October

Staff Common Room, Strand Campus

Wednesday 6 November

Conservatory, FWB, Waterloo Campus

Wednesday 4 December

Café (ground floor), New Hunt’s House, Guy's Campus

Friday 17 January

Café Diner, (2nd floor, main building), IoPPN

Wednesday 5 February

Arcade Café, Bush House, Strand Campus

Wednesday 4 March

Guy’s Campus, venue tbc

Wednesday 1 April

Conservatory, FWB, Waterloo Campus

Friday 1 May

Staff Common Room, Strand Campus

Wednesday 3 June

IoPPN, venue tbc

Wednesday 1 July

Guy’s Campus, venue tbc

 

 

Current Projects
  • Flexible Working
  • Carers Online Toolkit
  • Parent Buddy Scheme
  • Maternity/Paternity FAQs
Structure

Co-Chairs:

Natasha Awais-Dean, Research Integrity Manager (RMID)

Em Fleming (Head of Student Services (Frontline) (Student Services)

Haz Feliks, Technology-Enhanced Learning Manager (King’s Business School)

Committee (all posts are currently vacant)

Events Officer

Communications Officer

Projects Officer

Events team member x 2

Communications team member x 2

Projects team member x 2

To get involved with the committee, please email parentscarers@kcl.ac.uk outlining the area in which you would like to help.

Resources

Further support for parents is available on the Parents’ Hub (internal only).

Further support for carers is available on our Carers’ Toolkit (internal only) coming soon.

Details of extra guidance and resources for both parents and carers can be found here.

Get In Touch

The Co-Chairs and Committee members can be contacted at parentscarers@kcl.ac.uk.

Speak to the community of parents and carers from across the College in our online forum.

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