Fathers Case Studies

Need some inspiration, or wondering how other fathers have fitted CPD into their schedules? We hope these stories of real dads using shared parental leave and time with their children as CPD opportunities give you the tips and direction you need.  Just click on their lovely faces to read their stories in full.

Have a similar story? Help inspire other MaternityTeachers and PaternityTeachers by sharing it with the MTPT community.  We’d love to hear from you!

Sharing More Equally

Associate Assistant Principal and Literacy Lead, Farrah Heerah (@farrahheerah) explains how having the opportunity to take shared parental leave resulted in greater parenting equality between herself and her husband, and invaluable support for her as she returned to work.

The Big Decision

Former Director of English, James Ashmore (@ashmore_edu), SLE, education consultant and father of three talks about how taking shared parental leave benefitted the careers of both him and his wife, and improved the wellbeing of his whole family.

5 Weeks?!

Pastoral Leader and MTPT Project Accreditation Coach, Chris Reddy (@brightwayscoach) explains how taking 5 weeks shared parental leave with both his sons challenged parenting stereotypes and enabled him to make family memories that will last a lifetime.