Day 1 starts with a keynote address from Dr Julian Grenier, head teacher of Sheringham Nursery School and Children's Centre and lead on the revised Development Matters guidance.
Join Julian as he gives an overview of current early years practice and reflections on how the new guidance can support practitioners during the Covid-19 pandemic. He'll discuss why it is more important than ever to focus on improving children’s health; how we should be supporting children’s early communication and their personal, social and emotional development to help to build resilience; working collaboratively with parents and supporting children’s learning at home; and starting points for building a broad and balanced curriculum for the children in your setting.
4.00pm | Keynote 1: Development Matters: time to reflect - Dr Julian Grenier
4.35pm | Virtual exhibition and networking break
4.55pm | Adult-initiated learning within an early years curriculum - Penny Tassoni
5.30pm | Delivering high-quality learning for babies and toddlers - Penny Tassoni
head teacher, Sheringham Nursery School and Children’s Centre
Julian has taught in inner-London schools since 1990, starting off in primary and then specialising in the early years. He has been the head teacher of two maintained nursery schools and was the senior Early Years Adviser to Tower Hamlets from...