Trainer profile

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Nicola Burke

Areas of expertise:
  • Musical Development in Early Childhood
  • Creativity
  • Music within the Prime and Specific areas of the EYFS
  • The Characteristics of Effective Learning – in Music
  • Enabling Musical Environments
  • Enabling Auditory Environments
  • Effective planning for music making
  • Observing and documenting children’s musical play
  • Active music listening

Nicola has worked extensively as a music specialist in a range of early years settings and on a range of action research projects in London, Birmingham, Portsmouth, Southampton, Hampshire, Surrey, Staffordshire and West Sussex. Her passion for recognising and valuing young children’s music making ...

Latest news

Guest blog from Rachna Joshi: Anti-racism in the early years

Responding to systemic racism in education as a profession

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Coalition of Early Years Sector Organisations' statement on the new non-statutory guidance for the EYFS

Plans announced for new sector-led guidance

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New non-statutory guidance for the EYFS: comment from Early Education

Initial reaction to the new guidance

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