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NMT Sept/Oct 2020 – Volume 19 Number 5

 

GOVERNMENT

Child obesity report – https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-child-measurement-programme-ncmp-trends-in-child-bmi-between-2006-to-2007-and-2018-to-2019/national-child-measurement-programme-ncmp-trends-in-child-bmi

CMA open letter – https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/904194/Open_letter_to_Nursery_and_Early_Years__settings.pdf

Covid-19 closures – https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-early-years-and-childcare-closures/coronavirus-covid-19-early-years-and-childcare-closures#attendance

Stability of the early years workforce in England report – https://www.gov.uk/government/news/stability-of-the-early-years-workforce-in-england-report

 

RESEARCH

Young people with mental ill health struggling in lockdown survey – https://www.willispalmer.com/young-people-with-mental-ill-health-struggling-in-lockdown/

Childcare.co.uk research – https://www.childcare.co.uk/news/childcare-closures

 

SUPPORT

NDNA Virtual training – https://www.ndna.org.uk/NDNA/Training/Live_virtual_classroom/all.aspx

Early Years Alliance: The Forgotten Sector report – https://www.eyalliance.org.uk/forgotten-sector-report

Social Media Marketing course for early years settings. Free to all Early Years Alliance members, and available to non-members for £13.50 – https://www.educare.co.uk/courses/marketing-social-media-early-years

 

NMT July/August 2020 – Volume 19 Number 4

USEFUL LINKS

Study: Rapid Systematic Review: The impact of social isolation and loneliness on the mental health of children and adolescents in the context of COVID-19

Government Guidance: Actions for early years and childcare providers during the coronavirus outbreak

Our plan to rebuild: The UK Government’s COVID-19 recovery strategy

The Covid-19 Crisis Response Group: Proposals for a safe re-opening

 

NMT May/June 2020 – Volume 19 Number 3

DIARY DATES

Wed 30 September
10 Union Street, London
The 4th national conference on Safeguarding Children in the Digital Age will deliver learning for the entire children’s workforce. The conference will include information on understanding how the Online Harms White Paper impacts on the practice of education and safeguarding professionals and learning more about how children are using a full range of digital platforms.

Sat 10 October
Nottingham Trent University
Wellbeing for All in Early Years 2 will take place in October after a successful inaugural event last year. Keynote speakers to be announced soon.

Fri 9 – Sat 10 October
Business Design Centre, London
The two-day event will include Seminars and masterclasses. Further details on speakers to be announced soon.

Mon 12 – Sun 18 October
My Family Week is the concept of international Early Years trainer, author and consultant, Laura Henry – creator of the BBC’s CBeebies Jo Jo and GranGran. During My Family Week, Laura will share a range of open-ended activities, experiences and provocations that early years settings, schools and parents can use to support children to tell their personalised story.

Fri 20 – Sat 21 November
Olympia, London
This year the Childcare Expo is changing its name to Childcare & Education Expo. Coverage is expanding to include more Primary education suppliers & speakers as well as the many early years products, seminars & workshops. As well as workshops, visitors can head to feature areas including The Nanny Hub and Mactivity Activity Zone.

 

 

NMT March/April 2020 – Volume 19 Number 2

DIARY DATES

Tues 31 March
Jurys Inn Hinckley Island Hotel, Leicestershire
Free

Fri 3 – Sun 5 April
Sandown Park, Surrey

Tues 28 April
County Hall, London

  • Alliance Annual Conference 2020

Fri 12 June
Hilton Bankside, London
Early bird rates: £45.00 + VAT (members), £55.00 + VAT (non-members)

 

May 2021
Vancouver, Canada
$795

 

SURVEYS AND REPORTS

 

 

NMT January/February 2020 – Volume 19 Number 1

DIARY DATES

Wed 22 Jan
Jurys Inn, Brighton Waterfront
Free

Sat 25 Jan: 10.00am-4.00pm
£10
Hassocks, West Sussex

27 Jan 2020
Millennium Point, Birmingham

Tues 18 Feb 2020
Venue tbc
Cost tbc

Sat 29 Feb
Bath
£45 (£10 deposit)

Tues 28 April
County Hall, London

SURVEYS AND REPORTS

USEFUL DOCUMENTS / PUBLICATIONS / VIDEOS / TRAINING

GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS

NMT November/December 2019 – Volume 18 Number 6

DIARY DATES

Sat 23 Nov: 9.00am-4.00pm
Newcastle Civic Centre
£55

Wed 22 Jan
Jurys Inn, Brighton Waterfront
Free

Sat 25 Jan: 10.00am-4.00pm
£10
Hassocks, West Sussex

27 Jan 2020
Millennium Point, Birmingham

Tues 18 Feb 2020
Venue tbc
Cost tbc

Sat 29 Feb
Bath
£45 (£10 deposit)

SURVEYS AND REPORTS

USEFUL DOCUMENTS / PUBLICATIONS / VIDEOS / TRAINING

NMT July/August 2019 – Volume 18 Number 4

DIARY DATES

Fri 13 Sept (8.30am – 4.00pm)
University College Birmingham
£50

Sat 21 September Bath
Cost TBC

Fri 4 & Sat 5 Oct
Business Design Centre, London
Free

Sat 5 Oct (10.30am-4.30pm)
Park Inn Hotel, Northampton
£125 + VAT

SURVEYS AND REPORTS

 

USEFUL DOCUMENTS / PUBLICATIONS / VIDEOS / TRAINING

 

NMT May/June 2019 – Volume 18 Number 3

DIARY DATES

Park Royal Hotel, Stretton, Cheshire
Thurs 23 May
Free
Back in the North West by popular demand, the full package with speed dating sessions with suppliers, networking, all meals provided and a free overnight stay.
E: caroline@hawkerpublications.com

Fri 31 May
Early bird tickets: £ 34.95 (members); £49.95 (non-members)
The conference, featuring leading EY experts, focuses on issues including the planned changes to the Ofsted framework, the implications of GDPR for safeguarding practice and hot to improve sustainability – plus the annual awards.

Mount Pleasant Ecological Park, Chapel Hill, Truro
Mon 10 & Tues 11 June
From £140
The keynote speaker is Steven White, head of Tiptoes Children’s Nursery, who will talk about a creative approach to literacy and mathematics. The event includes outdoor workshops.

EventCity, Trafford
Friday 14 to Sat 15 June

Chesford Grange Hotel, Warwickshire
Fri 28 June
From £173.86 (members) & £220.88 (non-members)
This event includes, apart from the awards, an update from Ofsted, the latest thinking in healthy lifestyles, how to build high-performance teams, using new technology to save time and money and mental health and wellbeing.

Sat 5 Oct (10.30am-4.30pm)
Park Inn Hotel, Northampton
£125 + VAT

SURVEYS AND REPORTS

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NMT January/February 2019 – Volume 18 Number 1

DIARY DATES

          • Talk To Your Baby 2019: From the national agenda to the front line

etc.venues, Manchester
Mon 21 Jan 2019
£205
This annual early language conference explores local activity, key policy
issues and how they inform – and are informed by – our understanding of
early language acquisition.

          • NMT Nursery Agenda South

Hampshire Court Hotel, Basingstoke
Thurs 24 Jan 2019
Free
The popular speed-dating event provides easy access to key suppliers,
excellent networking opportunities plus a free overnight stay and all meals
provided. For details, email
caroline@hawkerpublications.com

          • The Neuroscience of Early Intervention

Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London
Mon 4 Feb
From £99 + VAT
This conference aims to help you nurture every child’s resilience, innate
creativity and self-actualisation. Speakers include Professors Chris Pascal
OBE & Tony Bertram of the Centre for Research in Early Childhood and
Mine Conkbayir, author, PhD researcher and early years consultant.

          • Childcare Expo

Olympia, London
Fri 1 & Sat 2 March 2019
Free
Expect something special, as it’s their 10th anniversary. As well as a huge
exhibition of suppliers, it includes educational CPD seminars and
workshops.

          • Red Nose Day

Your location
Fri 15 March 2019
Free
An opportunity to raise money for a good cause while strengthening ties
with families and the local community. Free fundraising packs available.

www.comicrelief.com/nurserymanagementtoday

          • NMT Nursery Agenda North East

Slaley Hall, Hexham, Northumberland
Tues 2 April 2019
Free
Nursery Agenda comes to the North East for the first
time, bringing easy access to key suppliers, excellent
networking opportunities plus a free overnight stay and
all meals provided. For details, email
caroline@hawkerpublications.com

          • 10th Baby Room Conference

Canterbury Christ Church University, Kent
Fri 17 & Sat 18 May 2019
From £55 per person (Fri night social extra)
This conference focusing on children from birth to two
features Professor Cathy Nutbrown, Eva Johansson,
Laura Piper and Jane O’Rourke. It includes keynote
lectures, research and practice presentations, workshops,
discussions, exhibits, networking and social events.

          • NMT Nursery Agenda North West

Park Royal Hotel, Stretton
Thurs 23 May 2019
Free
Back in the North West by popular demand – the full
package with speed dating sessions with suppliers,
networking opportunities, all meals provided and a free
overnight stay. For details, email
caroline@hawkerpublications.com

          • Inspirational Outdoors 2019

Mount Pleasant Ecological Park, Chapel Hill, Truro
Mon 10 & Tues 11 June 2019
From £140
The keynote speaker is Steven White, head of Tiptoes
Children’s Nursery, who will talk about a creative
approach to literacy and mathematics. The event
includes outdoor workshops.

Survey Update:

It all starts here: tackling the crisis in the early years teacher workforce

About early intervention: Why it matters?

Children’s Services Omnibus Wave 4 Research Report

NMT November/December 2018 – Volume 17 Number 6

DIARY DATES

          • NMT Nursery Agenda South

Hampshire Court Hotel,
Basingstoke
Thu 24 Jan 2019
Free
A 24-hour business speed-dating and
networking event, including lunch,
drinks reception, networking dinner,
overnight stay and use of the hotel’s
facilities. For details, email
Caroline@hawkerpublications.com
www.nmt-magazine.co.uk/nursery-agenda/agenda-south

 

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NMT September/October 2018 – Volume 17 Number

DIARY DATES

          • Early Help: opportunities, innovation and effective practice
            Central London
            Wed 19 Sept 2018
            £499 (private sector)
            This CYP Now conference looks at the ways in which early help for
            vulnerable and needy children can be provided and includes examples
            of outstanding practice such as major achievements in Birmingham
            and a London-based partnership with parents.

 

 

 

          • Putting physical development back into early years provision
            Birmingham
            Fri 21 Sept 2018
            £275 + VAT
            This EYE (Early Years Educator) and Practical Pre-School annual
            conference presents a range of deliverable, evidence-based, practical
            approaches, support and guidance. Speakers include Dr Sue Allingham
            of Early Years Out of the Box.

 

 

 

          • Childcare Expo
            Ricoh Arena,
            Coventry
            Tues 28 – Wed 29 Sept 2018
            Free
            This event, which will be opened by Tracy Brabin MP, the Shadow Early
            Years Minister, features seminars by EY experts including Stella Louis
            and Dr Sue Allingham. As well as workshops, there will be a Health
            and Wellbeing Zone and an opportunity to learn to play The Happy
            Eating song on the ukulele with Ben Faulks (Mr Bloom from CBeebies).

 

 

 

          • The Tes SEN Show 2018
            Business Design Centre,
            Islington
            Fri 5 – Sat 6 Oct 2018
            Free
            As well as a workshop theatre and keynote
            speakers, there’s a parent / carer forum (Sat only)
            and a ‘spotlight theatre’. Register online for a free
            place.

 

 

 

          • Safeguarding and Protecting Every Child Conference
            Euston Road, London
            Sat 3 Nov 2018
            £95 – £245 + VAT depending on seating
            Keynote speaker: award-winning children’s author,
            Christina Gabbitas. To reserve a place, email
            admin@LauraHenryConsultancy.com

 

 

 

          • NMT Nursery Awards 2018
            Hilton London Metropole
            Sat 1 Dec 2018
            For details of the above or to book a place, click on
            the link https://nmt-magazine.co.uk

 

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