If you have a success story about how the Integrated Review is working for you, I would love to hear about it! The review has given us a chance to reflect on our whole process of engaging with parents as well as making stronger links with health colleagues – communication and positive relationships really are […]
A New Year and looking forward to meeting up with practitioners and LA colleagues around the country to focus on how best to help and support our youngest children. As usual the diary is already very full but there is some flexibility around dates in November and December.
Different approaches are being used in different areas – what is happening in yours? The critical ‘success factor’ is the professional relationships built up between health and early years practitioners. It is a two way process – what have you done to engage positively with local health colleagues? Invite them to an event for parents […]
Although daunting initially practitioners in Early Years are beginning to develop really creative ways of using the EYPP funding. Case studies are available on 4children website and Early Education are developing a project to explore the use of EYPP. Collaboration is the name of the game and existing transition links a good place to start! […]
What to expect, when? is a really helpful booklet aimed at parents but brilliant to support conversations between practitioners and parents check it out here
Just returned from a very stimulating discussion and training session with colleagues in Edinburgh their latest Early Years document ‘Building the Ambition’ based on the pedagogy set out in the pre-birth to three document is a great focus for staff discussion and reflection – and love those outdoor photos!
My latest book has now gone into production and hopefully will be available in March/April – will let you know how it progresses! See further details on my publications page
Promoting Positive Behaviour has been a very popular course in West Sussex and further dates for the spring term have just been confirmed – details for evening, day and Saturday dates and venues are on the training page. Look forward to seeing you!
Phew! A very busy year with more bookings for training than ever before and a book to write! Thanks to lots of support from the series editor Ann Langston the manuscript for Inclusion in EYFS has now been submitted. Thanks to many parents and practitioners there are several case studies to illustrate fantastic practice but […]
I’m working hard on the manuscript for this new book but would like more case studies/examples of effective practice especially in the private voluntary and independent sector – do get in touch if you have experience/examples which show how well we support children with SEN and their families in the EYFS!