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Famly Sessions on Covid-19

Pedagogy: Supporting children’s wellbeing and learning post-lockdown

In this session the experts talk about how children’s transition back to the setting can be supported by staff and parents.

Dr Pam Jarvis and Jan Dubiel | May, 2020

Staffing: HR and staff wellbeing in the age of furlough

Hear from HR experts on all those confusing furlough questions as well as strategies to improve staff wellbeing and maintaining engagement.

Imogen Edwards and Beverley Bacon | April, 2020

Preparing for September

During the one hour session, our speakers cover a range of topics such as how they are preparing for September, ways in which you can continue to promote your setting, and allay parent concerns in a socially stint world.

Liz Rowe, Ben Rolfe, and Arun Kanwar | July, 2020

Reflections on Reopening

An in depth discussion on how the reaction from parents has been, how bubbles are working, and what has been learned so far to inform provision throughout the summer.

Sarah Mackenzie, David Wright, and Andrew Clifford | June, 2020

Reopening and Business Sustainability

Our speakers shares their thoughts on how the sector can get back on its feet, as well as some practical tips to ensure settings utilise the different schemes available and make sure their business model is efficient.

Neil Leitch, Ruth Pimentel and Gary Langan | May, 2020

Pedagogy: Supporting children’s wellbeing and learning post-lockdown

In this session the experts talk about how children’s transition back to the setting can be supported by staff and parents.

Dr Pam Jarvis and Jan Dubiel | May, 2020

Safeguarding: What has lockdown meant for vulnerable children

Learn more about the impact that lockdown may have had on vulnerable children and techniques for how to lessen this.

Rachel Buckler and Mine Conkbayir | May, 2020

The Practicalities: Setting up a socially distant early years setting

We discuss how settings can prepare for reopening and what it might look like when it happens and hear concrete examples from Denmark.

Alison Featherbe and Anne Therkelsen | May, 2020

Home learning: How to support parents and families at home

Insights on some different strategies to ensure children can continue to learn and develop at home and a reminder that it’s great to provide different resources to parents, but that this is an unprecedented situation and pressure or deadlines shouldn’t be used for the time being.

Dr. Sue Allingham and Ruth Swailes | April, 2020

Staffing: HR and staff wellbeing in the age of furlough

Hear from HR experts on all those confusing furlough questions as well as strategies to improve staff wellbeing and maintaining engagement.

Imogen Edwards and Beverley Bacon | April, 2020

Business Sustainability: Stay financially secure and get through to the other side

We discuss a range of points related to how early years settings can stay afloat as businesses, and talk about how and when to charge parents and how settings can make use of funding.

Roopam Carroll and Tricia Wellings | April, 2020

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