By Amar ToorCommunications and Digital Officer, Directorate for Education and SkillsImage credit: Nathan Dumlao/UnsplashIn an article published in 2017, University of Sydney professor Colm Harmon argues that the challenge facing today’s university students is one of “ambiguity”.“They have more options on many fronts, but face a world that is closing in around them,” Harmon writes.…
Wishker‘s brilliant illustrator Sarah Jennings will be participating in Storytime Sunday with readings from the book and fun arts and crafts for children and their families at The Bright Emporium on Sunday the 16th of July at 10:30 until noon. Don’t miss it! The cost is £10 per ticket including a copy of the book.…
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Back by popular demand – Laura’s unique Supervision Training!
A highly interactive course highlighting how to carry out supervision effectively (which is a legal requirement) within an Early Years setting.
Supporting staff to develop their practice is a key responsibility of any Early Years leader. This interactive course will explore strategies for giving feedback and managing performance through supervision.
Learn why, when and how to conduct supervision and the skills required to ensure the process is meaningful.
Laura will also share her “mirror, mirror on the wall technique”
Delegates will receive:
- extensive course hand-outs
- copy of presentation
- certificate of attendance
This is a full day training course held in a plush training venue and includes unlimited refreshments and a three-course restaurant lunch
If you need an overnight stay, please ask about our discounted corporate rates for accommodation at the venue.
Date: Thursday 21st September 2017
Venue: Croydon – close to public transport with easy car parking
For further details contact Laura Henry Consultancy.
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How picture books can help to discuss difficult topics. By Samantha Brown* When one of my friends, Katie, was five years old, her dad suddenly died. Not really sure how to explain it to her young daughter, Katie’s mom turned to a picture book. This book introduced Katie to the topic of death and helped…
The Big Bad Mood Tom Jamieson and Olga Demidova Bloomsbury Children’s Books Beware the Big Bad Mood; he’s always lurking somewhere around on the off-chance that you’ll be having one of those days when everything in the world seems to be conspiring to ruffle your feathers and make you feel thoroughly bad tempered. It’s such […]
I’m very pleased to share details about this conference, an essential event for early years leaders, managers and practitioners. Full details about the event and expert speakers can be found here. Not to be missed!
National Bookstart Week will be held from 5 – 11 June 2017. This year’s theme encourages outdoor exploration, their chosen book Everybunny Dance! by Ellie Sandall – a lovely story about friendship is guaranteed to get your little ones moving outdoors whatever the weather.
Source: National Bookstart Week
Save the Date Sunday 18th June 2017 at St Gabriel’s Family Centre (main hall) from 12pm – 4pm in Havant Road, E17 3JF. A one-off E17 Art Trail drop-in, creative workshop, for parents and children to create a simple card or piece of fabric that lights up. Organised by Wood Street First, with artist in […]
We’re supporting by sharing information about this year’s campaign by the Child Accident Prevention Trust the “UK’s leading charity committed to reducing the number of children and young people killed, disabled or seriously injured in preventable accidents.” To find out more about what you can do click here to download their action pack.
Sharing this great early review for The Snugglewump by Lou Treleaven and illustrated by Kate Chappell from The Letterpress Project! ‘I really liked this gentle little story that has a strong message about being confident about ones attributes, whatever these might be. I can imagine using it as a starting point for discussing…