Befriending and Family Learning

Tamara Falagán

Abstract
The purpose of this briefing is to create a document explaining the benefits of using befriending to facilitate a family learning project.
Keywords
Befriending, Befriender, Befriendee, Mentoring, Family Learning
Key Points
  • Befriending is a service where a volunteer helps and supports people to improve their lives
  • Family Learning is a method that helps adults and children learn together
  • Anyone can benefit from the support of a befriender, whatever their age or circumstances
  • Working in a group can provide more benefits than working on one’s own