Dear Parents and Carers,
Please find below relevant educational news to inform and inspire from Laura Henry; a leading, award-winning expert in Early Years education and children’s media both in the UK and internationally.
It is welcome news that the ‘Red Book‘ is going online. I often say that educators should use this book at the start of their relationship with the parent to look at key historical health and development information. This acts as one of the starting points in how educators can build on children’s learning and development.
Revised EYFS training:
My colleague, Kym Scott, has partnered with a number of other global Early Years colleagues and has devised this informative and evidence-based training:
For more information and to book, please see this link.
JoJo and Gran Gran:
We are currently working hard on series 2 and 3, which will hit your telly box in spring 2022. In the meantime, we have radio episodes and educational games, via the App.
Two new spring episodes of JoJo and Gran Gran will be on CBeebies Radio on BBC Sounds from Thursday 1st April.
You will also be able to listen on demand via the CBeebies Radio website with the Fun Run episode going live on Tuesday 6th April and the Baby Animals episode going out on Tuesday 13th April.
Talking of books:
These two new books are ready to pre-order. Just from the cover, one can tell that they are going to be powerful books to share with children and their families.Black Boy Joy: 17 Stories Celebrating Black Boyhood, Kwame Mbalia Hey You: An Empowering Celebration of Growing up Black, Dapo Adeola, et al.
Early Years Black List:
In collaboration with other colleagues, we have founded The Early Years Black List. In short, this is a list for connecting and networking with black colleagues who work in the sector.
Please have a look at the website, sign up for the newsletter and share. www.TheEarlyYearsBlackList.Com