EYFS

Elaine Bennett – National Campaign for Early Years Foundation Stage Reforms

A Special #TeamEarlyChildhood Podcast  Elaine Bennett -NNEB/teacher, trainer, writer, campaigner for EYs 0-7. Founder of Keeping Early Years Unique     Elaine discusses the National Campaign for EYFS Reforms. Elaine discusses in this Special Podcast why it is important for us to challenge and ask questions. Campaign video here Early Education Webinar – 27 Thousand …

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His/tory, Her/story – Our Stories

I want to start by asking you a few questions: Are you proud of your career? Would you want to be famous? Are you an honest person? They may seem like random questions but bear with me. I’ve considered writing a blog for some time during the Covid-19 pandemic. The events of the last few …

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What happens at home doesn’t have to stay at home -Using online learning journeys

  The use of online learning journey software has become a familiar feature of the working day in lots of childcare settings across the country in the last few years. Almost gone are the days of taking photos, printing them and then finding time to meticulously cut them out and stick them into scrapbooks alongside …

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A View from the (Early Years) Burrow by David Wright

  A few days spent monitoring social media provides ample evidence of the debates taking place regarding education in England. Much of this is unhelpfully polarised into ‘enlightened’ and diametrically opposed camps, both claiming the moral high ground. It is a particularly unedifying rabbit hole to peer into, characterised by dogma, intolerance, fanaticism, vitriol, child-like …

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