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Our Team Backs the Critical Call to Action for Children Awaiting Autism Assessments
Our team members, Christian Bunting and Kathryn Loftus were sought out for their expertise on the issue.
EALC publishes their 'Case for Support'
Read our Case for Support to understand why EALC exists and what we want change.
AUNTY ANN: 40 YEARS OF CHILDMINDING
This year marks Aunty Ann's 40th year of being a registered childminder. She recounts how she came to find her career and her journey since.
Act Locally Keighley Symposium
EALC is doing pioneering work on food insecurity and nutrition in Keighley.
GOOD PRACTICE EXAMPLE: DIXONS ALLERTON ACADEMY
Dixons Allerton Academy have shared a brilliant example of good practice with us! The practitioners at the nursery have been using the topic of snowflakes to approach language and vocabulary development.
MPs Rally Behind Bradford Birth to 19 initiatives in 'Child of the North' Report
50 Things to Do and the Education Alliance for Life Chances were highlighted as examples of quality evidence-based interventions in the fight against childhood inequality.
Inequalities are stark according to a new report, but it’s not all “grim up North”
Here in Bradford, we are leading the way in demonstrating the innovative partnerships and approaches to tackling education and health inequalities highlighted in this new report. But how can we encourage more areas in Northern England to follow suit?
MY EXPERIENCE COMPLETING EARLY YEARS CHILD DEVELOPMENT TRAINING
Our Hub’s Training and Engagement Lead, Amanda Hall, recently completed the training and has some thoughts to share!
EDUCATION ALLIANCE FOR LIFE CHANCES: OUR FOUR PRIORITIES
We want to tackle childhood inequality and improve social mobility for all Bradford’s children and young people.
DOREEN: RETIRING, NOT RETIRING!
Doreen Williams, a registered childminder in Bradford, tells us about her 33 year long career in childminding!
STRONGER PRACTICE HUB BLOG: MENTORSHIP PROGRAMME FEEDBACK
Childminder Danielle shares her experience with her participation in the DfE's Childminder Mentorship Programme.
STRONGER PRACTICE HUB BLOG: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Sian Hudson explores which CPD opportunities lead to long term change in the way we educate and care for our children.
STRONGER PRACTICE HUB: JUNE 2023 NEWSLETTER
June news from St Edmund's Early Years Stronger Practice Hub.
STRONGER PRACTICE HUB: LAUNCH EVENT
Our 'Stronger Together' launch brought together 130 practitioners from across Yorkshire and The Humber, in person, to what we think may be the biggest cross-sector gathering in Bradford for many years.
STRONGER PRACTICE HUB: MARCH 2023 NEWSLETTER
Welcome to our first newsletter!
WORKING WITH MEMORY IN THE CLASSROOM
In this video, Dr Amanda Waterman from the School of Psychology, talks about the impact of her research into the cognitive development of children, and applying that research in the educational settings context.
50 THINGS PRIMARY – THE JOURNEY CONTINUES
We're growing! Read more about the expansion of 50 Things and our new offer to Primary school age children.
HOW ADULT ATTITUDES TO THE OUTDOORS CAN SHAPE CHILDREN’S EARLY YEARS EXPERIENCES
What made you start to think about adult attitudes to the weather and environments?