Research and analysis

CANparent trial evaluation: second interim report

Report presenting the evaluation of CANparent, a trial of the market potential for high-quality universal parenting classes.



The CANparent classes trial, a DfE initiative, seeks to test a universal offer of high-quality, stigma-free parenting classes to:

  • support the enhancement of parenting skills and confidence
  • stimulate a commercial market
  • reduce the need for further costly intervention

This second interim report covers the first year of the 2-year CANparent trial and highlights the changes made to the trial since the first interim report.