• Counting the emotional cost of Covid

    Written by Early Years Lecturer Ian Currie. Children returning to early childhood settings after a sudden and unplanned exposure to a less predictable world are noticeably different from those who left to enter lockdown almost three months ago. The settings they are returning to are also substantially changed. With human contact significantly reduced and, in […]

  • A key worker’s perspective on lockdown Early Years education approaches.

    Written by student Mary Warsop who is studying for her BA (Hons) Early Years Practice at Holy Cross College, Bury. I am a Teaching Assistant, University student and parent to a toddler. I work in an inner-city primary school. Since the government’s announcement, to support the NHS and our critical workforce, I have been working […]