Positive Parenting Programme

Positive Parenting is an online programme designed to equip parents and caregivers with the skills and knowledge to implement positive parenting methods and practices. 

The topics covered in this programme include:

  • Role of the caregiver
  • Co-parenting
  • Developmental stages and behaviour
  • Nutrition
  • Online safety
  • Positive parenting
  • Taking care of yourself

To successfully complete the programme, you will need to watch all the videos and submit a range of assignments. 

The programme includes a series of PDF downloads containing tips and other useful information. 


At the end of the programme, participants will have a sound understanding of:

  1. Understand the role of the caregiver
  2. Understand what makes a good and bad caregiver
  3. Identify valuable parenting skills
  4. Identify where were learnt our current parenting skills from
  5. Identify what kind of caregiver they want to be
  6. Identify and explain the different developmental stages of children, and explain why these are important for caregivers to know
  7. Explain what caregiver – child attachment is, and why this is important for caregivers to know
  8. Understand how their parenting can affect a child’s attachment, and how a child’s attachment style can influence how the child functions in life
  9. Understand the basics of good nutrition and why good nutrition is important for child development
  10. Understand how to help their child stay safe online, and what effective steps can be taken with children of different ages
  11. Understand the basics of positive parenting
  12. Understand how to apply rules, boundaries and consequences
  13. Understand how to manage difficult behaviour
  14. Understand why corporal or physical punishment is not effective for children
  15. Understand the importance of educating older children about sex and sexuality
  16. Understand how to parent an LGBTIQA child
  17. Understand the importance of looking after yourself as a caregiver