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Handouts and resources from previous conferences

Below are copies of presentations and handouts from previous conferences, kindly shared by speakers.

Autumn Conference 2019: Makerspaces for learning: STEM/STEAM in the early years

Annual National Conference 2019, Bristol

Nursery Schools Teaching Schools Conference 2019

Autumn Conference 2018 "I am 5 and I know everything"

Annual National Conference 2018

Nursery Schools Teaching Schools Conference, 19 April 2018

Autumn Conference, 10 November 2017, London Metropolitan University

Annual National Conference 2017, Sunderland

  • Professor Alison Gopnik: When younger learners can be better (or at least more open-minded) than older ones: 
  1. Article: When Younger Learners Can Be Better (or at Least More Open-Minded) Than Older Ones, Current directions in psychological science, 2015, Vol. 24(2) 87–92
  2. TED talk: What do babies think?
  3. Aricle: A manifesto against "parenting", Wall Street Journal, 8 July 2016
  • Professor Iram Siraj, Quality pedagogy and play matters: using the SSTEW scale to improve quality interactions and child well-being during play Handout (PDF)
  • Elizabeth Carruthers, Listening to children's mathematics: opening up a culture of mathematical enquiry  Blog: Open Mathematics, open minds - Children’s thinking and mathematics
  • Dr Kathy Ring,  Thinking is making: developing a studio space Handout (PDF)

Autumn Conference & AGM 2016, London

Annual National Conference 2016, Oxford

  • Professor Ferre Laevers: A process-oriented strategy for the improvement of quality in education: wellbeing and involvement as the guides Presentation Article
  • Professor Chris Pascal: The unfolding of children: inspiring thinking on child development Presentation
  • Dr Kay Mathieson:  I am 2! Seeing things my way Presentation