Parental Engagement in Early Years Conference

Published: 30 June 2010

Working together to support children’s learning

Wednesday 30 June 2010
Inmarsat Conference Centre, London EC1

Supported by Fatherhood Institute, Pre-School Learning Alliace, NCMA, Family and Parenting Institute, Peal and Family Action, this conference will provide the opportunity to share best practice, network with colleagues and help improve your childcare and early years provision to meet the statutory targets from the Early Years Outcomes duty.

Over 15 experts including senior representatives from Ofsted, DCSF and National Strategies will help you understand where parental engagement fits within the new EYFS framework, provide an update on the Every Child a Talker programme and address strategies to ensure vulnerable children with special education needs and disabilities are supported effectively by practitioner and parent.

Speakers include:

  • David Bartlett, Deputy Chief Executive, Fatherhood Institute
  • Jean Humphrys, Director, Early Years Development, Ofsted
  • Helen Moylett, Senior Director, Every Child a Talker, National Strategies
  • Purnima Tanuku, Chief Executie, National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA)
  • Sally Orr, Head of Early Years and Childcare, Childhood Support Services, Hertfordshire County Council
  • Kim Roberts, Early Home Learning Specialist, Family and Parenting Institute
  • Rose de Paeztron, Head of Strategic Development, Family Action
  • Melanie Pilcher, Policy and Standards Manager, Pre-School Learning Alliance
  • Joanna Marshall, Associate Trainer PEAL (Parents, Early Years and Learning) and ECU (Early Childhood Unit), National Children’s Bureau

Further information

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