SEN Case studies – like to share your good practice?

I am very excited to have received a commissioned from Open University Press to write a book which will include celebrating the extensive outstanding practice which is currently around in our early years provision. This will include detailed case studies. If you have something to celebrate and would like to contribute please complete this form […]

Project working…..

In these days of reduced capacity in local authorities it can be a struggle to get sustainable improvement in Early Years practice. One way forward is to think about bring selected settings together as a project group. I am currently working on projects which focus on behaviour, inclusion, PSED, two year olds with different local […]

Two year olds – what do we really know about them?

I am currently working on a publication for Early Education focussing on the amazing developmental progress which happens for two year olds and what it might be like from their perspective. I’m finding it really interesting and it is helping me to think more clearly about ways in which as adults we can scaffold and […]

PhD completed!

  The completion of my PhD has been one of the big events of 2011 and really looking forward to graduation in January 2012! My research thesis title was Early Peer Play: The roles of temperament and socio-emotional understanding in young children’s social competence. I gathered data from children attending day nurseries and their practitioners […]