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I am a Principal Lecturer in Early Childhood with a specialism in Early Help, Child Development and Child Protection. I am writing posts mainly around Early Years, research and to engage in discussions. My complete passion within Higher education is accessing undergraduate opportunities in Early years education through the widening participation agenda. I have had a career which has seen me flourish within the Early Years and Children's services, and the knowledge I have gained, allows me to share the knowledge within my lectures, with like minded and gifted people / practitioners who will be our next lecturers, social workers, teachers and early years professionals. I will also be plugging my own research on Higher Level Apprenticeships in the Early Years. But I am convinced you will join in the discussion.

โ€‹I will write one main contemporary issue/discussion each week. Mainly Early Years Related and occasional Educational links too. Each week I will also introduce guest blogs to link to current practice research.

โ€‹I am not endorsed in any way and the comments are my own. Hope you enjoy and join me in the journey of what is the most exciting time a child has:ย THE EARLY YEARS

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Have you booked your space yet? Book your ticket now. Debbie Garvey @stoneg8training explores Brain Development and Neuroscience in the Early Years. One not to be missed



So if you missed it last night, let me fill you in.

It transpires that even long since Chartwells knew, beyond doubt, that this was their "hamper", and even after they started "apologising" to me in private, they cast doubt on my integrity where they thought I wouldn't see.


Happy Monday- if you're working from home and want to keep up with your CPD try our EY Clip Library, its free for 30 days. Early Years made easy & theres over 170 observation clips too:https://www.sirenfilms.co.uk/free-trial/ #WFH #CPD #earlyyears #attachment #timesampling #observation #keyperson

Early Years Covid Cases 18th Jan

0-4 58,471 total cases a rise of 902
5-9 67,815 a rise of 866

A total of 126,286

10-14 114,223 a rise of 795

#coronavirus #SARSCoV2 #COVID19

PVI settings up and down England are feeling let down, left to fend for themselves and fighting to stay open. Shame on you @GavinWilliamson and @vickyford. This is on your watch, Give them the support they need and deserve. #TeamEarlyChildhood

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