WELCOME TO FAST | FAMILIES AND SCHOOLS TOGETHER(Save the Children)
Families And Schools Together is a non-profit organisation, dedicated to helping communities build protective factors around kids. FAST is one of the few approved DfE Programmes, as listed on their website.
- FAST is a social work program that is evidence based and values based.
- FAST was founded by Dr. Lynn McDonald, professor of social work, as a package which could be implemented by parents working alongside professionals to increase child well-being, parent involvement in school, and social capital.
- FAST is recognised for its ability to engage parents.
- 80% of parents that come once, graduate and are empowered to run their monthly meetings.
- FAST is based on community organising strategies.