For September’s training webinar on 24th September we will be joined by the wonderful Charlotte Arculus, Early Years Music and Playfulness Specialist and founder member and creator of Magic Adventure. Charlotte will be the exploring the relationship between funniness and musicality, developing pedagogy to support young children’s learning – particularly in… Read More»
Last year saw the first Family Arts Festival with over 2,000 events hosted across the UK. With Michael Morpurgo as Patron this year’s festival will be featuring a huge variety of exciting, innovative and interactive events for all generations of the family. New events are being uploaded daily - check the Family Arts Festival website and… Read More»
Inside Out is a collaboration between Tell Tale Hearts and Imagination Stage Theatre. After successful sell-out audiences in America, the UK version of Inside Out will be touring in October and November. Premiering at the Lawrence Batley Theatre on 17th and 18th October, the tour will then take in Eastgate Theatre in the Scottish Borders, Z-Arts, Arts Centre Washington and ARC in the North West, Barnsley Civic and Half Moon and The Lyric in London and The Junction in Cambridge.
The National Literacy Trust is celebrating the 50th birthday of children’s classic Chitty Chitty Bang Bang with an exciting new reading challenge. The competition will see children go on their very own magical reading tour, spending time reading both at home and at school in order to “fuel Chitty’s tank”. There is a host of free resources available. Find out more here.
Sir Ken Robinson’s interview with Sarah Montague for The Educators series will be broadcast on 13th August on Radio 4 at 4.00 pm. He argues that modern teaching is a product of industrialisation, putting children through a factory model that prepares them for working life. But if we truly value innovation and… Read More»
We’re really sorry, but we have had to rearrange our webinar with Teacher Tom Hobson. This webinar will now be held on Wednesday, 2nd July from 5.30 pm to 6.45 pm when we will be joined live from Seattle by Teacher Tom who will be looking at what construction offers to children and what they bring to construction. Book here to join us on 2nd July and find out what it’s like to have ’20 bosses’! You can read Tom’s guest blog here.
Woodland Park Co-operative Preschool is run by 1 teacher and 20 parents in the form of ‘dedicated assistant teachers.. bringing mountains of love into the classroom. Read what Teacher Tom has to say about having 20 bosses!
Would you like to participate in an international survey, thus contributing in the deeper understanding of the early years music education field? The survey is being conducted by Dr Efthymios Papatzikis, expert in Music and Cognitive Neuroscience.