We've sourced some pertinent news feeds from websites that publish literacy-related information; these include Rethinking Childhood, Keeping In Touch, Child Care Canada - Childcare Resource & Research Unit, First Nations Early Childhood Development Council, Vanier Institute of the Family, and The Canadian Child Care Federation., https://www.bccf.ca/bccf/blog/
FREE ECE Webinar: Join the Discussion! Post Budget Webinar
Join us April 23rd at 12pm Eastern for a free webinar to discuss how the Canadian Child Care sector moves forward from the 2021 budget.
Federal Budget 2021 Invests Historic and Transformative $30B into the Creation of a Canada-Wide Child Care System
Read about the historic 30B investment and the plan to provide affordable, accessible, high-quality child care
Children’s Spirituality: Implications for Practice
What activities and practices can educators bring to their programs to support children to explore spirituality.
The Link Between Spirituality and Emotional Well Being in Children
Children’s natural curiosity and wonder about spiritual aspects of life can lead to a sense of hope
Missed the launch events for ‘Urban Playground’? Watch again and read more here
A global audience of well over 400 people took part in the two launch events for my new book Urban Playground just over a week ago. This post shares recordings of both events. Watch the full 90-minute launch event –...
FREE Webinar: Peer-Mentoring for ECEs
Join us February 18th at 8:00pm for this FREE webinar on peer-mentoring for ECEs.
Announcing 2 launch events for ‘Urban Playground’
I am very pleased to announce not one but two online events on Weds 24 and Thurs 25 Feb 2021 to mark the publication of my book Urban Playground: How child-friendly planning and design can save cities. Each webinar...
A reminder of the significance of play in lockdown
It seems timely to share a post that child psychology academic Prof Helen Dodd and I wrote for The Conversation in March last year. With many schoolchildren at home once more, millions of parents across the UK are...
My new book ‘Urban Playground’: Sneak peek and seasonal discounted price
I am delighted to share news that my forthcoming book Urban Playground: How child-friendly planning and design can save cities, is available to pre-order from the RIBA website here. The book opens with an overview of...
A vibrant young city is building better neighbourhoods for early childhood. Can it sustain and broaden its impact?
It is not hard to see why early childhood should be a hot topic in Tel Aviv. The city has a booming cohort of young, aspirational parents, and recent unhappy memories of economic decline and falling populations. But why...