2014

Developing empathy with animals in everyday life

‘Come and see Alex’s great toy,’ my friend gushed to her two year old daughter. What could this great toy be that my son had? Was it the latest computer fad? A child’s electric car that he could drive? The latest talking ‘Bob the Builder’? No. Wrong on all counts.

She was talking about my dog.

19/08/2015

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Supporting families in a variety of ways

How much does our role as childcare professionals involve supporting families in a variety of ways? Jane gives her top tips and ideas to help create a positive partnership with parents and families. 

15/12/2014

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How to support children with SEND at festive times due to a change in routine

Children with SEND can find the festive season stressful for a variety of reasons. We will look at why this may be and what childcare professionals can do to support children and their families.

03/11/2014

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Creating an enabling environment

Discover ideas and insights on how to create a fun, friendly and enabling environment for the children in your setting with this blog from Jane.

24/09/2014

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Using visual support in your setting

How can we use visual support to create an enabling environment that supports all children’s language development and learning, including children with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN)?

03/09/2014

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Ethical codes and the spirit of codes for professional bodies

What does signing up to a professional association's code of conduct really mean?

11/08/2014

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What makes a communication supportive environment

Find out more about developing a communication supportive space for the children in your setting. 

07/02/2014

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