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About Sunderland Branch

Sunderland branch was re-launched in 2008.  There is a small committee of interested early years professionals who meet every six to eight weeks to plan the termly events.

The branch holds an event each term, between 5.30 and 7.00pm with a speaker and refreshments. Speakers are chosen for their appeal to a wide range of early years professionals and have included:

Phil Andre speaking about cultural diversity and multiculturalism,

Emma Pace and Chris Holmes speaking about the Sightlines Initiative early years projects,

Linda Lines, independent outdoors consultant, speaking about outdoor developments.

Our upcoming events include:

Further details of upcoming events to be released in due course.

Sunderland Branch Team

Chair: Kay Rooks
Treasurer: Joan Brown


Past events

11 Feb 2020

Open evening at Houghton Community Nursery School

Speaker(s): Sarah Dixon-Jones

09 May 2019

Supporting Mathematical development through the characteristics of effective learning

Speaker(s): Denise Kilner

21 Mar 2019

Come and find out about the "New childhood studies degree with Early Childhood graduate practitioner competencies"

Speaker(s): Jan Grinstead

06 Oct 2018

Froebelian principles and practice: why they are still relevant today?

Speaker(s): Dr. Stella Louis

27 Sep 2018

Sunderland well-being charter

Speaker(s): Catherine Barnett & Anne Loadman