The Fathering Project’s Schools Program aims to positively promote the important role of fathers, and father figures, to the entire school community through the formation of a “Champion” Dads’ group, or Fathering Project School Group (FPSG).

A Fathering Project School Group is a group of dads from a school that is created to be an enjoyable, social group that builds interaction, knowledge and skills of fathers, and father figures, but most importantly is an opportunity for dads to get together in a relaxed, informal environment.

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Success Stories:

Mr Wu, President of St Peter's Parents and Friends Committee, was very encouraged with the extreme passion of fathers of St Peter's to be involved with their children.

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"I ran the city to surf with my dad and my sister Kate. I was really excited about the race. We got up really early to get there!!... ..." - Sarah, 10, a student of John XXIII College.

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Since 2014, NedsLads conducted many activities which benefit dads and their kids.

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70 families built a school-changing Nature Play for the kids. Find out how!

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Christchurch Grammar Dads Group has created an environment for the men of the school for encouraging open conversation.

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The Great Activities by the LADDs

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Start a Group

There are eight easy steps to follow if you wish to start your own Fathering Project School Group at your kids’ school.

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Register my Group

Are you ready to register your school’s Fathering Project School Group or “Champion” Dads’ group?

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Experiences:

Life Lessons to be learned from Dad

The Fathering Project was featured in the Daily Telegraph. The article is about discovering the life lessons that only Dads can teach. Playing with dad is not just simple fun —it can also set up a child for life.

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A strong father figure can change society

Having a strong father figure is a hugely powerful factor in a child’s life; in fact, it’s the biggest need that children have in today's society.